Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Beate's challenge

Beate has the best challenges on her blog! Each Friday I sketch the Weekend Sketch Challenge in my notebook in the hopes that I'll have time to play. This weekend I made sure I had time because I LOVE this one (WSC43)!

Now, I am NOT a "bright" girl (no, not THAT kind of bright! lol). I tend to use deep, rich colors, or more subdued colors. Brights scare me! BUT, I was over at Twisted Chick Creations ( Michelle Giraud's blog) and was wowed by her ability to use bright colors! So... I gave it a try.

The flowers are from Anna Wight's Posies For You set. After I stamped and colored them I decided they needed just a bit more dimension so I stamped only the flower three times on a scrap piece of cardstock, colored them pink, filled the centers with Fun Flock cut them out and then popped them on with foam tape. The Fun Flock makes awesome flower centers! (Eclectic Paperie has gobs of colors!) The sentiment is also popped up with foam tape.

Beate... thanks for challenging me with an awesome layout and a chance to step out of my "color comfort zone"!

ps - In my supply lists you'll often see Cindyribbon, Cindybrads, Cindy"things". These are my term for the awesome supplies I get from Cindy at StarLitStudio. The ribbon (May Arts) from her is so delicious!

Stamps: Whipper Snapper Designs, Hero Arts
Paper: SU!, The Paper Studio
Ink: Palette Noir, Copic Markers
Misc: Cindybrads, Cindyribbon, foam tape, tracing wheel, photo corner punch (EK Success), Fun Flock


beate said...

HB, you could have fooled me into thinking you like bright colors. You worked them like you play with them all the time! Gorgeous card.
Hugs and smiles

Heather McNally said...

You did GOOOOOOOOOD with the brights, honey! LOVE it - this is such a striking card!

Cambria Turnbow said...

I love you HB.... am I the luckiest girl in the world to have you as my friend! COME AND SEE ME THIS SUMMER!!!