Thursday, 18 July 2013

Tender Shoots Cards Challenge

Hello my crafting friends,

Today my card is for the challenge that Jackie has started on her blog here. She has had the funky idea of changing the colour of her blog header using all the Spring Pantone 2013 colours by Autumn. Plus make cards to match these changes! With these changes she has challenged us to join in the fun and make a card using the colour scheme she posts every week or fortnight. And this is a very special challenge as if you link up your card to this post you could be in for a chance to win a new custom designed blog header designed by Jackie. Jackie is not only a fabulous card making blogger but also a super talented graphic designer who I called upon when I wanted my blog to reflect its name! I told Jackie my ideas and she came up with the header I have now. And I love it..........enter this challenge and you could have the same done for you, all for free!!

Here is my card using my favourite stamp set at the moment 'On Trend' by Fresh Squeezed Stamps

Firstly I used a grey card base. I stamped the photo frame in green then cut it out and masked it so I could stamp part of the cityscape inside the frame in grey. I then stamped the whole of the cityscape onto white card stock and embossed this with the linen impression plate from PTI. I popped up my cut out frame on foam pads making sure I lined up the buildings. Then used a gelly roll green sparkle pen to colour some windows to finish up. 

I am also going to enter this into the following challenges:

(PIN)spirational-I saw the challenge photo a few days ago and immediately thought grey building blocks and knew my cityscape would have to be stamped. Here is the photo

Inky Chicks-mask tow or more images.

And don't forget to pop over to Jackie's blog here to be in for a chance to win a new blog header-you have until September 22nd to play along with any of the colour challenges that Jackie posts.

Rockwell Designs


  1. Hi Sandie! Wonderful, crisp clean and funky card!!! Love how the frame goes off the edge and the cityscape continues on under the frame.

    I'm so glad you played along with me in my mini color challenge. I'll be changing out colors and posting a new challenge next week.

    Thanks for the shout out and your kind words! :)

  2. I love this Sandie. The angle of the skyline is perfection. So crisp and sophisticated! One more week and I'm on a plane!! Yahoo!

  3. Hi Sandie. I love cityscapes and the way this is angled is great. The green frame really livens it up and I love your sparkly accents.
    Oh and - Thank you for joining us at Pinspirational Challenges. Come back next week!

  4. Oooh what a fab card! Love the angled stamping! :)
    Lizy xx

  5. I love your design! The stamped images look awesome and I love the polaroid spotlighting the city too. Great card, my friend xx

  6. perfect! I love your masking and design, Sandie! Beautiful use of colors and FS Stamps! You rock this challenge!!

  7. Love the fun angle you've used on this, Sandie! Great card!!!

  8. So urban and trendy! Love it!

  9. Oooo I love this! Brilliant bit of spotlighting action. Well done, my friend!

  10. Sandie, I love how you've added part of the scene in a frame, it's a great idea

    Bev x

  11. Wonderful card - I would love for you to link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

  12. Beautifully designed card, thank you for joining us at {PIN}spirational Challenges xx

  13. What a creative card... simple, yet so gorgeous! Perfect!

    Thank you for participating in last week's {PIN}Spirational Challenge! I hope you'll play along again this week.

  14. Great card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper