Friday, April 29, 2011

VC ROCKS Preview Challenge 11 & 12- Oh What Fun!

Here are the last 2 preview challenges for this week. They were allot of fun to make. Now that I am all motivated here goes.

Preview challenge 11 was to
Part 1-Use any TOOL to alter a quarter size sheet of card stock from the NEUTRALS collection. Ink may be used in the altering. Tools: brayer, color spritzer, distresser, paper piercing tool, heat gun, tearing edge, crimper, wax paper or foil, or any other household item.

Part 2- Use the altered quarter size sheet of card stock from part 1 of challenge # 11 and the prepared strip of card stock from challenge # 5 (shine on) to create a BIRTHDAY card.

Here is my card:

I hope you can see that I distressed the Crumb Cake card stock using my SU distressing kit, added the piece from an earlier challenge using polka dot embossing folder and then smooching with spritz. My next layer I used versa mark to stamp the Roses from Elements of Style and then embossed with clear embossing powder. I scrunched Very Vanilla satin ribbon, added some Pearls to the side. Stamped roses on crumb cake on Crumb Cake card stock using soft suede. Then using my Big Shot and Beautiful Wings embosslit to make Butterflies. Stamped my Birthday Greeting and I am done.

Onto Preview Challenge 12

Find a magazine. Any magazine except a paper crafting magazine! Browse the grocery store, dept store or search online. Find one advertisement that appeals to you. Select 3 colors from that advertisement and match them to SU colors as close as possible. Create a card or scrapbook page using those 3 colors AND 2 different types of embellishments.

Here is my ad from the Internet: I love ice cream

So I matched Whisper White, Softly suede, and Pretty and Pink for Chocolate, Strawberry, and Vanilla ice cream. Hope you like my card. The sketch I used is from another challenge over at  Sketch Frenzy Friday blog here is their website:

Here is my card, I hope you like it.

Please let me know what you think.

1 comment:

  1. Sis I really like your cards, especially the second one -- love those colors and textured pieces of card stock!


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