Thursday, March 27, 2014

Two for One

I combined two challenges on one card.


The color challenge over at ColourQ...


...and a sketch challenge at Try Stampin' On Tuesday
with a masculine touch.


I used basic gray, coastal cabana, calypso coral but
I didn't have apricot appeal so I substituted with crushed curry.
I don't consider this card just 'masculine' or just 'feminine',
I think it could work for both.


I like all the texture that the big shot embossing folders
can add to a card and I LOVE the look that the label from
my new label maker gives this card too.
Sponging is one of my favorite techniques. It
gives a look of softness that offsets all the straight lines -
they balance each other.

supplies:
card stock: whisper white, basic gray, coastal cabana
stamp set: wetlands
ink: basic gray, coastal cabana, calypso coral, crushed curry, stazon
big shot embossing folders: argyle, stripes, decorative dots
others: label maker

Happy Stampin'
and thanks for visiting!




10 comments:

  1. Love that label sentiment! Beautiful card!

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  2. Gorgeous creation, love the colours & the sentiment looks great!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  3. Love how you used the colors, Susangail! Love that sponged background! So cool how you used the label maker for your sentiment!

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  4. Fabulous card! That image is one of my very favorites, beautiful sponging too! Thanks for joining us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday. Hope to see you again soon!

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  5. Love the horizon line you've created on this card. So beautiful. Makes me want to be back in California on the beach.

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  6. beautiful and i love the sky you created!! :) So glad you joined us on Try Stampin' on Tuesday this week!

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  7. Lovely card, your sky reminds me of a sunset! Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ!

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  8. What a lovely water color scene, Susan! Thanks for playing with us at the colourQ.

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