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Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Bold and Bright

Today I wanted to make a card for the sketch challenge on just us girls but, before I got down to it, I decided to check out this week's challenge on runway inspired. Have a look at the inspiration photo......



How cool is this!!  I just love this bold and bright houndstooth pattern and decided I had to combine both challenges to make this card:


 
I loved the card by one of the DT, Jennifer Rzasa (see her card here). I used her idea of colouring part of the pattern in the colours from the photo. I just stuck with the yellow and blue using my promakers and stamped the some pink card stock using 'wild rose' everyday sentiments. Added a couple of gems in keeping with the colour scheme.I mounted it on some card I embossed with this dotty design as I thought this went well with the overall feel of the card.

I loved making this card, it feels kinda of 70s funky to me!

6 comments:

  1. Definitely retro 70s...love the way you colored in part of the hounds tooth. Awesome take on the sketch too. Thanks so much for playing with us at Just Us Girls!

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  2. Nice one, great design, I like the line of colour you have created.

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  3. Love the houndstooth! Thanks for playing along with JUGS!

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  4. What a great card - I love houndstooth, too! I hope you'll join me again at 52 Card Pickup this week!!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/06/52-card-pickup-week-23.html

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  5. I'm so glad I could help inspire you to make this awesome card! I love how you colored the sections on the diagonal...I love it! Thanks so much for playing along on the Runway :)

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  6. Love that coloring! And I love how you left so much of the bold houndstooth uncovered, letting it make a statement. Thanks for playing with us at Runway!

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