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Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Mojo Madness



I dont know about anyone else but I am traumatized by this sketch lol. I think I must have sat down 5 or 6 times, chucked various bits away swore a couple of times and given up too. But I was saved by a new stamp set I got today. Mind you even then I had to chuck another attempt away. I am actually really happy with the final result. I love these colours together. I used the 'elements of style' and the freebie 'bliss' set from stampin up for this card.

This will probably (well maybe) be my last entry for a few weeks as I am off to the UK to visit my mum on Friday and this thing called work keeps getting in the way of my crafting.

You can have a go at the challenge here

Thanks for looking, think I need a drink.

Jo

Monday, 7 February 2011

Inkspiration and Sweet Stop Sketch




I am loving these colours over at Makeesha's challenge blog. Only slight difference was I had to use vanilla instead of the white because I just adore the 'love letter' DS papers from stampin up and white would not have gone. I look forward to the Sweet Stop Sketch each week and although its not something I normally do, I have flipped the sketch layout on its side. Most of the time I dont 'do' bows, mostly because I am awful at it lol. I have tried and tried but my fingers become thumbs and the outcome is usually a disaster. I have just got the 'Aviary' stamps from stampin up and decided to give it a whirl.

The link for the Sweet Stop is HERE
The Inkspiration challenge is HERE

Thanks for looking

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Our Creative Corner


This week's challenge was to use a tree as part of the image and to keep the card clean and simple. I sort of used a similar layout for another card earlier in the week and decided to incorporate today's into it. I did use the colour q challenge colours again for this one. It actually looks better in real life. The stamp is from 'Trendy Trees' from stampin up.

If you want to have a go at the challenge you can find the link HERE

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Colour Q and Clean and Simple




I am loving the colour combos over at Colour Q. I was a bit concerned that I was going to struggle with these colours as I dont really have much of them in my stash. I have got as near to the colours as I could though. The Clean and Simple sketch came together really nicely even though I have put the sentiment in the wrong place oops. Overall I am happy with this card.

You can have a go at both the challenges
For Colour Q click HERE
For Clean and Simple click HERE

Thanks for looking.
Jo

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Split coast stampers Clean and Simple Challenge.


This is my first time having a go at the clean and simple challenge over at splitcoast stampers the theme today was 'ROCK'. I am happy with my result, I did have to fight the urge to stick some bling on. Pat on the back I resisted. I used my set from Taylored Expression 'you rock' for this one. I stuck with a plain white card, I drew a black border with my marker from stampin up. I stamped the blotched image direct on the card and stamped and cut out the guitar which I mounted using dimentionals. I added the You rock sentiment.

You can find the link to this challenge HERE

Thanks for looking
Jo