Wednesday, October 27, 2010

World Card Making Day Challenge

I made these two cards for the Hero Arts' World Card Making Day Challenge earlier this month. The challenge was to use your favorite colors, and blue and purple are two of my favorites.

For the first one, I used the Thank You Flourishes set. I stamped the flourishes in a lovely soft blue on a piece of card stock that I cut into four squares. Then, I matted with a blue card stock that matched the ink. It's a very simple design, but I really like how it turned out.

Blue Flourishes
Stamps: Hero Arts CL286 Thank You Flourishes
Ink: Colorbox Chalk Ink Azurite

The second card is a purple winter card. The colors are a little different than on the picture, they are more alike than it looks like here. The background is made using the snow flakes from the Warmest Winter Wishes set. The Winter Wonderland stamp is by Inkadinkado and is put on the card with pop dots to create some dimension, with a strip of ribbon underneath.

Winter Wonderland
Stamps: Hero Arts CL103 Warmest Winter Wishes, Inkadinkado Winter Wonderland
Ink: Vivid! Purple
Other: Pop dots, Ribbon, make up sponge

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