Monday, 5 May 2014

Awesome...Thanks for Spring

Oh boy! this ended up being a tricky challenge. Maybe its because our seasons are the opposite and while the northern hemisphere anticipates Spring, we are in the midst of Autumn, and dreading Winter. It was not the sketch so much, but the combination of the sketch and colours. I'm also having heaps of trouble with the lighting for photography, so I've put two photos up, using two different lighting arrangements. Not totally happy with either option.
 The base and panel remained fairly standard all through my design process, but I've stamped numerous images and cut out many shapes before I settled on this one.
The end result is a label cut with a Chalk Talk Framelit and mounted on a black Scalloped Tag Topper piece. First it was stamped with leaves from Summer Silhouette stamp set, then Awesome.... Thanks! is from Yippee-Skippee. A few small flowers from Summer Silhouette were stamped in Coastal Cabana and Mambo Melon and one of the InColor button embellishments in Coastal Cabana topped the left corner of the tag. I do like the way the tag turned out, Summer Silhouette is one of my favourite stamp sets.

The DSP is Eastern Elegance and a few more flower blossoms were stamped onto the Melon Mambo card base.

Many thanks to the design teams that organise these challenges, without you I don't know what I'd do for inspiration!
Try Stamping On Tuesday for the sketch,( and I managed to add blossoms too!)
Sunday Stamps for the  spring color palette: Melon Mambo, Coastal Cabana and Black.

Thanks for popping by, leave a message if you like, I love to read your comments.

Happy news for me again, made the top 3 at Try Stamping On Tuesday, thank you, its such a thrill!


  1. WOW! Love the way you used our colours as well as our sketch together. Such a fun vibrant card on this Monday morning :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at Try Stampin’ on a Tuesday as well as Sunday Stamps, we sure hope we will see you again soon!!!

  2. These colours look so bright and cheerful in that fun layout! Thanks so much for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

  3. I love how your project came out so pretty.. You could use these colors for a winter card... I love how your colors really pop! Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps.

  4. You've done a wonderful job with both challenges! I love how you leaves curl into your tag. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps.


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