Jun 24, 2009


I was in the mood to be challenged. So, I took on two challenges with the same card.

First up,
Kristina Werner's Color Inspiration Challenge #55.

I thought the colors were such an unusual combination that just seemed to work together when I began playing with them. I was happily surprised at how well the colors played together...it was like 4 3-year olds playing peacefully with the same toy without any fighting...possibly a bad analogy, but you get what I mean.

Anyway...next up,
Inkspirations Sketch Challenge # 9.

I thought the sketch was quite unique. Granted creating the tag look by hand was a bit tricky and as you can see in my final product...not quite straight...but I think that just adds to the mystique. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

All in all, I like the way my card turned out. You be the judge...what do you think?

'til I craft again or have something to say...

Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5”; Technique: Paper Piercing; Ink: Pearlescent Rust (Tsukinek); Stamps: Chelsea Alphabet (Inkadinkado); Card stock: Gray, Rust, Mustard, Cream (Hobby Lobby); Accessories: Rain Dots (Cloud 9 Design), Piercing tool


Dotty Jo said...

Simple and stylish, and I love your paper piercing - you must have a really steady hand!

Stamp and Smile said...

Very nicely put together Alberta!! I love these colors to and they work so well... and your happy birthday sentiment is fun how is goes up-wards! I like different font shapes and styles!! :) Great take on the sketch. Super job girl and I'M STICKING WITH IT! Ha.. :)

Laronda said...

I like the colors in this card. They are quite calming...great job with the freehanding...you know yu are good when...'nuff said

Keesh said...

This is such a fun card Alberta! I love how the greeting goes up at the side, and all that paper piercing looks great! Thanks so much for playing! Love Keesh x


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