The Card Concept #26

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Welcome to our first challenge at The Card Concept for 2015 and it’s also our one year anniversary!  We have some wonderful new designers coming on to join our fabulous team for 2015. To take a look at our team, click here.

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I really do love these soft colours for shabby cards so I found this card came together in no time.  Here’s my card:

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Head over to the challenge and take a look at the inspiration from the Design Team.

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Cheers

Narelle

Mojo Monday #335 & Dynamic Duos #93

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I’m back with my second card today.  This time I’ve combined my card for Mojo Monday’s sketch challenge and Dynamic Duos colour challenge.

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Blushing Bride would have to be my most favourite Stampin’ Up! pinks ever, and when combined with Sahara Sand, it would have to be one of my favourite & prettiest colour combos.  I’m almost at the end of any Blushing Bride DSP in my stash.  I wish we could order single packs of DSP like we used to – Blushing Bride would have to be at the top of my wish list.

Mojo335 & DD93

We have a holiday tomorrow (gotta love a long weekend), so I’m hoping to be back with some more cards.  Fingers crossed…..

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Cheers

Narelle

Mojo Monday #331 & Dynamic Duos #89

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I love the sketch challenge at Mojo Monday and the colour challenge at Dynamic Duos this week, so I decided to combine them.

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I really need to get myself a new Stampin’ Up! Blushing Bride ink pad and some designer series papers as it’s a colour that I absolutely love.  I used about the only scrap I had from a retired stack that I found and combined it with some Pistachio Pudding designer series paper.  The stamp sets I’ve used are Everything Eleanor, Papaya Collage, Dictionary and the sentiment is from Simply Sketched.  The ribbon I’ve used is also a retired Stampin’ Up one.  Here’s my card:

Mojo331 & DD89

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Cheers

Narelle

Pals Paper Arts #180 & Dynamic Duos “Triple Threat Challenge” #80

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This is my second post today – to see my earlier post you can click here.  The challenges I’m entering my card into are Pals Paper Arts and Dynamic Duos “Triple Threat Challenge”.  Here are their inspiration pics:

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It’s been ages since I’ve used Stampin’ Up!s Secret Garden, so I’ve dusted it off and used it today.  The flowers are stamped in Raspberry Ripple and lightly coloured with my blender pen. The sentiment I’ve used is also a Stampin’ Up! one called Blooming with Kindness.  I found that when I went looking for some Blushing Bride DSP, I only had some off-cuts from a retired Hostess Gift pack (I think!).  I might have to get myself a new DSP stack in my next order.

PPA180 & DD80

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Cheers

Narelle

Create with Connie & Mary Challenge #264 & Mojo Monday #306

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I’m in love the colour combo over at Create with Connie & Mary this week!!!

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I’ve teamed their colour challenge with the sketch challenge at Mojo Monday.  Here’s their sketch:

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When I first saw Stampin’ Up!s 2013-2014 In Colours I seriously didn’t know if I was going to like them.  Not sure why because I am totally loving them now, especially Pistachio Pudding.  I tend to jump to the wrong conclusion on some products – ie. when I first saw Artistic Etchings, I said to a friend that I wouldn’t be ordering it as I didn’t think I’d use it.  How wrong could I be? – it’s one of my favourite vintagey sets. I need to learn to give things a go before I judge them.

I don’t have any new Blushing Bride DSP so I’ve used some retired off-cuts that I found in my stash.  I dyed my seam binding with Pistachio Pudding ink so that it matches my papers, added some leaves from Papaya Collage and the butterflies are from Papillion Potpourri.  I’m loving the softness of these colours and am really happy with my card.

CCMC264 & Mojo306

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Cheers

Narelle

Mojo Monday #305 & Dynamic Duos #65

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I’m later than usual with my entry for this weeks sketch challenge at Mojo Monday.  But when I saw Julee’s sketch I had to play along – it’s so “me” with all it’s layers!

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I found this gorgeous colour combination over at Dynamic Duos, so I combined both challenges to create my card:

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I love dimension to my cards so I made some handmade roses cut with my 1 1/4 inch scallop circle punch.  I then made a scrunchy bow by dyeing some Very Vanilla Seam Binding with Pistachio Pudding ink – I haven’t dyed ribbon in a while but I love it when I can match my ribbon to my cardstock. Here’s my card:

Mojo305 & DD65

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Cheers

Narelle