Monday, October 8, 2012

Take Two on Being Strong

The sentiment on this card might look a little familiar - did you see my post yesterday?

As I was perfecting my masking technique, I couldn't decide whether I wanted to use black or grey for most of the sentiment, so I did both and now am sharing the grey option.




The sentiment is from the My Favourite Things Vertical Greetings stamp & die set. I'd been using post-its to mask off the words I  did not want to ink, but discovered my temporary tape makes a faster & easier mask.

A couple of different size pink rickrack borders one of the designer paper panels (My Mind's Eye Indie Chic Saffron) and  a little "flag" of fibers and sheer & grosgrain ribbon is sandwiched between the two layers of the sentiment panel.




A trio of pearls colored to match with Copics finishes the design.


The card is based on the current sketch at the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge SSSC169,



and the current Colour Q Challenge palette:



keeping in mind the current Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge theme Pretty in Pink & Ribbon to promote Breast Cancer Awareness.

I'm also going to link this card up to the World Card Making Day challenge at Moxie Fab World.

Edited to add a Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Canadians - I know most you enjoyed the turkey yesterday, so relax & enjoy the soup & sandwiches!

Thanks for stopping by,

Jacquie


11 comments:

  1. This sentiment is so true and perfect. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

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  2. Wow, great masking! I love the sentiment stamped with the two colours like this!

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  3. Jacquie, your card is so beautiful!
    Love the pink and grey together and THAT sentiment, wow~truer words were never spoken!

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  4. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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  5. Jacque this is GORGEOUS!!! I love the way you masked the sentiment! It really makes it POP!!!!!!
    :) Jill

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  6. Jacque this is GORGEOUS!!! I love the way you masked the sentiment! It really makes it POP!!!!!!
    :) Jill

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  7. Super job! Love your ribbon combo and the sentiment is great! Thanks for playing along at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

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  8. LOVE your sentiment, wow! Great card too.

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  9. Beautiful sentiment and card. Love the bit of threads from the ribbon on your card!

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  10. Beautiful card Jacquie! Love the matted die cut & the fun fibers! Thanks so much for playing with the colourQ!!!

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