Friday, December 7, 2012

Retro, Colour Q, CAS-ual Snowflakes

I hope you don't mind if I combine a few challenges - time is at a premium these days and I really wanted to play along.




I have been trying to find time all week to use retro-sketches #40  - I love the linear, graphic design and really wanted to play with it.



I had a number of blue snowflakes hanging around my desk - they are leftover from another project I can't show you until next week, but when I saw the Colour Q Challenge #166 palette, I was happy to use them up.



The Simon Says Stamp challenge is to use snowflakes, so I am linking up there as well.

Finally, I saw the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge this morning to feature a knot.

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CFC81: Create a Clean And Simple project that features a knot or knots.


I just have to point out that this is the first time I have successfully masked and inked 2 colors with a wood block stamp (yes, I know a few out there just gasped hearing I actually own a few wood block stamps knowing about my aversion to them LOL).




The card is pretty simple with a couple of sizes of Martha Stewart punches, a Penny Black stamp, Color Box Blue Lagoon Chalk Ink, Memento Nautical Blue ink, Fishtail Flag Die-namic, Really Reasonable Ribbon blue Baker's Twine, and a turquoise jingle bell rounding out the supplies.

Thanks for stopping by,

Jacquie

11 comments:

  1. You can do anything and everything. You rock star you. LOL And let's not pick on wood mount stamps, please! hee hee

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  2. Great card - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/12/52-card-pickup-week-49.html

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  3. This is beautiful! I love the colors you chose.

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  4. What?! You masked with a wooden stamp? That's crazy talk! Things were so much more difficult back then, weren't they? Love the blues on your snowy card!

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  5. Fantastic job combining all three challenges! Gorgeous card! That little jingle bell is perfect. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  6. A beautiful card, such wonderful colours and details - your vellum snowflakes are sensational.

    hugs Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge.

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  7. Fabulous card! Love the design and all the different shades of blue! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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  8. I love this! So perfect for the sketch! Thanks for playing along at Retro Sketches!

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  9. Great snowflakes. Love your card. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

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  10. These vellum snowflakes are wonderful and I love the little bell. Masking masking wooden stamps? Such impressive results! Thanks for your visit and kind words ... Anita in France :)

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  11. Love your snowflakes and the layout you used to show them off!! A wonderful knotted twine with the jingle bell...sweet!! So happy you took the time to join the challenge this week at CAS-ual Fridays:)!!

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