Monday, 30 August 2010

VSN Saturday's Challenges F - J

I managed to do 10 of the challenges from Saturday's VSN - I only missed out challenge N as I just didn't have the energy to do any more! These are the cards I did for challenges A - E.

Right on to the cards! 

Challenge F was to use water in some way on a card, but a water image didn't count. I used my very little used watercolor crayons from SU. I haven't used these much, but only because I much prefer the sharper colours you get from Copics! However they worked well for the softness needed on this image! I also used Mojo #15 and CC32 to use Always Artichoke, Creamy Caramel and Regal Rose for this card.


Recipe:

Stamps: Daisy Chain Teddy from Elzybells

Papers: Always Artichoke, Creamy Caramel, Whisper White, Sweet Always DSP

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Watercolor Crayons

Accessories: Brads from stash, Caramel ribbon from Taylored Expressions, 1" circle punch, Daisy Pattern Cuttlebug Embossing Folder

Challenge G was to make a card with a seashell on it or something that has a shell. My stamp collection unfortunately doesn't include any seashells - not my kind of thing. I do have 3 turtle stamps though and picked this one from the Lily At the Beach set for this one. I also used Mojo #16 and CC27 to use Handsome Hunter, Taken With Teal and Green Galore.


Recipe:

Stamps: Lily At The Beach from Pink Cat Studio

Papers: Green Galore, Handsome Hunter, Sweet Pea DSP, Copic White

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Scallop Edge Punch, Green ribbon from stash

Challenge H was to use the colours in the given poem which were amber and purple as the main colours with small amounts of white and a neutral. I also used Mojo #20 for the layout for this one. I did go over the time limit by 10 mins with this one - probably because of all the cutting out I did!


Recipe:

Stamps: Butterfly Dreams from PTI

Papers: More Mustard, Basic Black, Stampers Select White, Bride DSP

Inks: Elegant Eggplant ink & marker, More Mustard marker, Basic Black

Accessories: D'Vine Swirls Embossing Folder, Elegant Eggplant grosgrain ribbon, Frosted Lace Stickles

Challenge I was to use anything farm related on a card. I've had this piggy pyramid stamp for ages but have never used it as I didn't really know what I would use it for. I bought it because it was cute but didn't think about the when! I also used CC65 to use Bravo Burgundy, Always Artichoke and Pretty in Pink.


Recipe:

Stamps: Piggy Pyramid from Dimension Fourth, Everyday Button Bits from PTI

Papers: Always Artichoke, Bravo Burgundy, Copics White, Pretty in Pink DSP from hostes pack (retired)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Bravo Burgundy

Accessories: Always Artichoke grosgrain ribbon

Challenge J was to follow the given list to spell the word Brave:
B is "Blue"
R is "Ribbon"

A is "Accent" with something sparkly

V is "Vellum"

E is "Embossing" (heat embossing or by using folders/templates,etc.)
 
I also used Mojo #14 and CC128 to use Soft Sky and Groovy Guava. This one is my fave of all the challenge cards I've done this weekend. To make the background paper I embossed the impression plate onto the vellum paper and then using a tissue inked it on the reverse in Groovy Guava before layering it onto a piece of Soft Sky. I love how it looks like it has been coloured in 2 colours!
 
 
Recipe:
 
Stamps: In Bloom, Mega Mixed Messages both from PTI
 
Papers: Soft Sky, Groovy Guava, Vellum Paper, Stampers Select White
 
Inks: Groovy Guava, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
 
Accessories: Blue glitter brads, Groovy Guava ribbon, SOft Sky ribbon, In Bloom Impression Plate
 
And that's all for these challenges folks! Come back and check out the last 5 challenges I did too!

1 comment:

  1. Wow, loving these cards, the More Mustard and Elegant Eggplant card is stunning, love those colours together, the little piggies are so, so cute and the PTI flower card is gorgeous too.... love them!!

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