April 1, 2009

Card Patterns Challenge

Hi Everyone, Hope you had a fantastic Tuesday. Today is the first day of the new Pez-A-Doodle Design Team, so make sure you go check out their blogs.

I thought I would use some refreshing colors for this card, and one of my growing favorite color combos is turquoise and light green with a hint of black. This card was super simple to create and I hope you take a stab at the sketch too. You can find the sketch at Card Patterns

I tried something a little new to me with this card and I think the technique is called Popping Pastels. It is where you use versamark then chalk the stamped image to give a real soft look. I think I quite like this technique and am going to try it again and again.


Supplies:
stamps: JustRite Harmony Classic Circle II Stamp Ensemble 2 5/16, Innovative Stamp Creations- Fancy Designs Flourish
Spellbinders: Circles and scalloped circles.
Paper: Card stock- Gable Green, Tempting Turquoise. DCWV All Dressed Up Matte Papers
Accessories: black, brushed nickle and silver snaps.
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black, Versamark, Teal Glaze Pen, Pastel and Black Chalk


Thanks so much for stopping by
Happy Crafting

16 comments:

  1. Holy moly JustRite stamp alert......!!! Hi Erika! You have no idea how long I've been resisting JustRite! The stamp you used is gooorgeous and I really like the popping pastel technique that you used! Must try that out with chalk! Your card is just beautiful!!!

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  2. Great job with the poppin' pastels!! Love this color combo, it's one I need to give a try. Your card is super cute. Thanks for joining us at CP again Erika!

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  3. This is nice...love the layout! tfs!!!

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  4. I like what you did with that layout. The colors are neat together, but what really caught my eye...those big snaps! I love the way that they look on there.

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  5. So pretty! That is a great layout!

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  6. Wow1 this is fantastic! Love the design and all the fabulous details!

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  7. What a neat combo of colors and textures.

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  8. This is gorgeous! I love all of the texture this has. Thanks so much for playing along.

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  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog and taking part in the squigglefly blog hop!

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  10. Really fun colors. Great job with the Card Patterns Sketch.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  11. S stunning colour combination! This really is a lovely card.

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  12. I like this color combination you have chosen - it works really well...think the brown brings it all together. You have a lot going on here - and I love it!

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  13. Oh Erika, what a great take on the sketch! Love the technique you used, very inspiring & I've to give it a try sometime!

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