The Card Concept #14

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Nothing from me for two weeks, then two cards in one day!  The card I’ve made is for this weeks colour challenge at The Card Concept.  Take a look at these pretty colours:

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I really love this combo together, but have never tried to create a shabby card with them.  I used white cardstock as my base colour (something I never really do much of).  I started off using black, but it was too much in my face and felt too dark for a shabby card.

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We’d love for you to join us at The Card Concept – head over to the challenge and check out the gorgeous inspiration from the Design Team.

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Cheers

Narelle

Just Add Ink #207

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We have a sketch for you at Just Add Ink this week.  Kim is our hostess and she’s designed this wonderful sketch.

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I was looking around my room the other day for my missing circle scissor cutting blade and came across some lace, vintage buttons and some Rose Red seam binding together in a pack.  I couldn’t quite remember what the name of this pack was but I really love the lace and decided it would be the starting point on my card.  I don’t have any doilies so I thought the lace would work just as well.   In case you’re wondering, I still can’t find my blade 😦

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We’d love for you to join us this week at Just Add Ink.  Head over to the challenge and link up a project – while you’re there check out the fabulous inspiration from the Design Team.

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Narelle

The Card Concept #3

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Welcome to our third Card Concept challenge.  This week is a monochromatic pink challenge.  We have this fabulous inspiration pic to create your projects.

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The inspiration for my card came from the pretty pink roses in the photo and I’ve added a green bow that I took from the background in the pic.

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Head over to The Card Concept and check out the gorgeous inspiration from the Design Team.  We’d love for you to join us too!

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Cheers

Narelle

Mojo Monday #329 & IBSIC #73

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The card I’m sharing today is inspired by this gorgeous shabby creation by Julie Gearinger.  I love how Julie has used the vintage sign from Stampin’ Up!s Fan Fair DSP as the main focus on her card so when I saw that the colour challenge at Inspired by Stamping was Pink, Red & Cream – I decided to use the same piece of DSP.  I then unintentionally covered it up with my spray of flowers, but you can see the edges of it 🙂  The second challenge at Inspired by Stamping is to create a project using a tag – so I have created a tag and placed it on my card.

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The layout for my card comes from this weeks Mojo Monday sketch.  This is such a versatile sketch that I’ll be using again.

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At the start of my holiday I mentioned that I had been asked to create two cards for one of my friends at work – a 30th birthday card for her sister (click here if you’d like to see it) and a 60th birthday card for her mum.  I think I might offer her this one for her mum.  Do you think this card works for a 60th birthday?

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Narelle

Mojo Monday Challenge #314

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This is my second card today using Stampin’ Up!s retired Simply Scrappin’ Kit called Bella Rose.  The challenge I’m entering my card into is the sketch challenge at Mojo Monday.  Here’s their sketch:

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The combination of Old Olive, Pink Pirouette and Riding Hood Red is such a pretty combination and I’m really happy with how this card turned out.

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Narelle

Freshly Made Sketches #102

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It’s Wednesday again, so that means a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches.  The very talented and super friendly Cindy is our hostess this week.  Here’s her fabulous sketch that I can see myself using again:

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I’m loving the combination of Smoky Slate and Coastal Cabana, so I’ve used this combo on my card again.  Here’s my card:

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Head over to Freshly Made Sketches and check out the gorgeous inspiration from the Design Team.

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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:

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Narelle

The Deconstructed Sketch #110 & Dynamic Duos #62

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Jen at The Deconstructed Sketch has a great sketch this week that really challenged me – but I was really happy with my card in the end.  Here’s the sketch:

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I’ve combined the sketch challenge with the colour challenge over at Dynamic Duos.  Their black tie challenge this week is to create a card using Basic Black and Calypso Coral.  The option for us is to use Butterflies – I was up for the challenge to use them.

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Here’s my card:

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Narelle

Dynamic Duos #61

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The Design Team at Dynamic Duos have a very pretty colour challenge this week:

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I made this card a little while ago and haven’t had a chance to post it until today until I saw the colour challenge matched the colours on my card.  I’ve made some rolled roses by cutting some scallop circles and cutting into them round and round until I hit the centre.  I then gave them a bit of colour by daubing them with Pink Pirouette ink, rolled them and then stuck them together with crystal effects.  I added some leave from the Little Leaves Die and finely cut some Sahara Sand cardstock to finish of the appearance of the bouquet of flowers.

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Narelle

Freshly Made Sketches #92

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The very talented and lovely Jennifer Brum is this weeks sketch hostess at Freshly Made Sketches.  It took me a couple of goes to get started with this sketch but then it all just came together for me.

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One of the girls at work recently got married so I used her wedding as inspiration for my card.  Her wedding was one of the most elegant and glamorous weddings I’ve ever seen photos of, so that was the theme of my card.  Whenever I use this flocked DSP from a retired Stampin’ Up! DSP pack called Mocha Morning DSP, I think of wedding cards.  Here’s my card:

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We’d love for your to join us this week at Freshly Made Sketches.  Head over to the challenge and while you’re there check out the gorgeous inspiration from the design team.

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Cheers

Narelle