Thursday, 16 June 2011

Blues and Turquoises - Take 2

While trying to find the right sentiment for my first card at Kathy's Palette Challenge at Lily Pad, I came across my butterfly inchies and knew I wanted to use them on a much simpler card.

So I came up with this :

Blues and Turquoises - Take 1

Just love the colours of Kathy's Palette Challenge at Lily Pad.

Just up my street! But when I sat down to create, I just couldn't come up with anything. So I started with all my bits and pieces of paper in those tones of blue, and came up with this :
The background card has a lovely shimmer.

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

June CCC Challenge

This months Lily Pad CCC really was a challenge for me  . . . the colours were not ones I use very often (well at least not together)

and the sketch had the sentiment at an angle (definitely way out my comfort zone).

But at the 11th hour, my mojo finally decided to get moving . . . and then it was FUN! I'm going to add 3 white pearls after the sentiment, so that on the inside of the card it will read "when shared with friends".

Monday, 13 June 2011

May Arts Ribbon Challenge at Lily Pad

Love May Arts ribbon, so had to play! Used some of my favourite Hero Arts stamps giving a watercolour effect, embossing the sentiment with white and adding gems.

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

ATC Swop

I love getting the real thing so was definitely up for the Hero Arts Flickr group ATC swop. I was paired with Donna and we decided to make ATC's with the Starburst Lace and a bird. Just to see if it was possible to make different ones, I made 2 :

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