Friday, February 26, 2010

Papertrey February blog hop

Welcome and thanks for visiting! This month, the theme is Design Team Appreciation - the challenge was to find a project  that inspired us and then recreate it with our own spin.

I'm totally in awe of the Design Team and what they come up with - thanks so much  to each one of you for all the inspiration!  I've learnt so much in the last year.

The project that particularly inspired me this month was one of Dawn's cards which features the new set  Take Three: Spring. Here is a photo of her stunning card.  I was really inspired by the clean fresh look of Dawn's design and the way the set provides a gorgeous focal point:


I don't have this set (yet!) so have instead used some of the images from Turning a New Leaf to 'create'  my own take three with a twist.  Here is what I came up with:


Not sure how easy it is to see, but the red leaf is embossed to make it pop - I used Versamark together with my SU dye ink to make the embossing powder stick.  I'll add the sentiment to the inside of the card once I decide who to give it to.


Supplies
Paper - white card from stash, SU read red, whisper white, black card from stash
Stamps - PTI turning a new leaf
Ink - Momento black, Versamark, SU riding hood red,
Accessories - cuttlebug square die, clear embossing powder, buttons

20 comments:

  1. Very pretty card! I love the black, red, and white! Great job with the challenge!

    ♥Lea

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  2. Beautiful!! Love your color combo.

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  3. Beautiful design and simplicity to your card!

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  4. I love your take on this-the colors and the design!

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  5. Very clever & very pretty!!!

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  6. Pretty card! I love the use of postage edges and the bold graphic feel of it. I can't wait to discover more pretties on your blog later.

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  7. Very pretty card! Great job with the challenge! :)

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  8. Great work! I love the bold red with the black and white. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Classy and simple, love the pops of black that you added with your color scheme!

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  10. Ooh. Love the postage stamp feel to this card. The black really pops out with the red and white. Nice!

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  11. I think the red leaf pops simply because of the color contrast you used too, nice job.

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  12. Great interpretation of Dawn's card, love the pop of colour of the red leaf!

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  13. Love your take on Dawn's card. I may have to case the case.

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  14. Like your resourcefulness and the black and white combo.

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  15. I love the bold colors. Your card is stunning!

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  16. what a great idea!! It's a great example of what to do when you don't have a specific stamp...thanks for inspiring :)

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  17. Fabulous! I love how your used Turning a New Leaf to get the same effect! Also, I like the red leaf accent. Thank you for the inspiration! ♥♥ Kay

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