Thursday, June 19, 2014

Hello There

Here's another card for the same two challenges as my last one:


I thought the colors in this piece of Basic Grey PB&J paper were close enough to the Nacho Average Challenge colors:



Well, maybe except for the green, but there is green in there, sorta, maybe.

And then there's the Dahlhouse Designs Wanna Sketch:


where I didn't do anything different at the top. Okay, I started with both of these challenges and morphed them a little bit.

Let's look at that card again:


I looove that horizontal strip of paper over the busy floral paper. Also please notice the funky blue brads in the centers of the flowers. I have eleventy bazillion brads, and not one navy blue. Not. One. I was going to color them with either a Sharpie or some embossing powder, but that sounded like work, and I usually wear most of it when I try that, so I went with this pleasant shade of blue. The sentiment was stamped in Navy, though.

I'm off to link these babies. I'll be back later with a few more challenge cards.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stuff I used: miscellaneous brads, and the following:



7 comments:

  1. I love your take on the sketch and that horizontal strip is just perfect.

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  2. Gorgeous card! I love all of those blue flowers! Thanks for joining us at Nacho Average Challenges again!

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  3. Got a billion brads, but a navy ain't one! I feel your pain. How is it we can have so many of one thing, but it still isn't the right one. Geez. I love how you balanced out the busy paper with the simple strip of paper for those flowers to just pop out. I love that you were inspired twice by wanna sketch, that makes me giddy!!!

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  4. Those white flowers really pop off the solid strip. I think that blue of the brads is in that pp somewhere! No navy brads here either.

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  5. Great card! I love the papers you used and the blue brads totally work!

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  6. Very stunning card! Love the white flowers with the navy brad! Thanks so much for joining us at Nacho Average Challenges!

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