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Friday, January 15, 2010

Thanks a Latte -- Stamp Something Challenge

This is my second post today so please scroll down to see the Fussy & Fancy Friday Challenge DT card.  THANKS!

Hello again.  I'm back to post my little card for today's new Stamp Something challenge.  This week we're having a color challenge... blue and white.  Sounds so easy, but for me a two color challenge is very challenging.  I guess that's the point, huh!!  Well... here's what I came up with...



Now... while I struggled with this challenge (stop laughing!!), I like what I ended up with.  I worked up a smaller card than usual (4.5 x 4.5) as I didn't want to overwhelm the image and wanted to keep it simple.  I paper-pieced both the dress and the wallpaper.  So not much coloring to do on this one.

 

All these papers are from the BG marrakech series.  The background paper is one of my faves.  I don't really know why... it just appeals to me.  To get the image to lay flat over the rick-rack ribbon, I glued about four layers of navy cs scraps rather than using pop dots or something like that.  That way the color blends perfectly and I don't have to use markers on the white dots' edges to hide them.

 

Our sponsor for this challenge is Whimsy Stamps.  It'll be well worth your time if you decide to join in with us.

Other challenges:
1.  The Play Date Cafe - Color Challenge.  I hope my entry is acceptable!!

 

2.  Lili of the Valley Challenge - A Thank You card
3.  Color Create Challenge - Kraft, Blue and White.  I'm hoping my 'kraft colored' hemp cord will qualify me!!  : )

As always, thanks for popping in.  Come back real soon, 'K?
Denise

Stamps:  MFT Hot Stuff 
Paper:  BG Marrakech
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black
Supplies:  BG button, white rick-rack, hemp cord, corner rounder punch

11 comments:

PaperCrafty

Great card!! Love the paper piecing!!

Erin...

So cute!! It was a really hard challenge!!!! I snuck in a bit of sahara sand myself! Fun little image!

Vicki (basement stamper)

This is adorable!! I can't live a day without my coffee!! :) The papers look fabulous!! Great take on this challenge!! HUGS

Justine

Very pretty, yes challenges can be so CHALLENGING LOL
Great job with the color combo

~Denise Lynn~

Fab card Denimo! Love the papers and the clean lines. Great image and sentiment too! :)

Stampin Mindy

AWE! This is so sweet! I LOVE this saying. Great papers!

CelticWoman

love all the texture and detail on this, thanks so much for challenging with us this week at the Play Date Cafe. Sandi

Julie Ranae

Sure are glad you played along with us at The Play Date Cafe Challenge...beautiful entry!

cats whiskers

This is stunning love the colour scheme and your colouring is fantastic, thanks for joining LOTV this week
Hugs Jacqui x

Jo (Boots the Monkey)

Gorgeous card and I love the papers you have chosen.

Thank you for joining us at Colour Create this week.

Hugs,

Jo xx

Sarah Anderson

That background paper is gorgeous!!! Love it! Thanks for joining in at the play date cafe :)