Sunday, May 26, 2013

Finally!

For the last few cards, except the chalkboard technique card, I was trying to combine 2 challenges. Just Rite ( using orange, blue, beige) & Cheery Lynn (make it manly).

I found that either the color came out wrong or it wasn't manly enough. I also didn't want to make it dark. I find a lot of guy cards use a lot of browns and those dark colors. This is why I wanted to use the Just Rite challenge.

Here is the card:


Background: for this one I really used quite a few products. I started with background stamp from OI. I wish Just Rite came up with script kinda background. Then I stamped Hot air balloon. I have used stamp markers to color the stamp. I bought the stamp on ebay by some company that makes custom stamps. I will include the link if you want to look at it
http://stores.ebay.com/flonzcraft I also bought my custom "handmade by" stamps.

I also used Tim Holtz stamp for flourishes. I wish Just Rite would have Just Flourishes stamp set.

I used Cheery Lynn dies to cut out oval and make flowers.
I have layered the card of orange card stock and on the blue card stock for the case. I seem to be really liking faux stitching. It seems to me it just adds that last touch.

Done!
What do you think?
The card is participating:
http://cheerylynndesignschallenge.blogspot.ca/
http://justritestampers.typepad.com/justrite-inspiration/
http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.ca/
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/challenge237.html


9 comments:

  1. What a lovely card. Thanks for joining us this week at Cheery Lynn's Challenge. Best of luck to you.

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  2. Yes!!! I love hot air balloons and this card is fantastic!

    You are the second crafter in a month that wished for a script background! One of my local friends said the same...I totally agree. You could do so much with a script background. Imagine the Christmas or Valentines Day cards that could be made!

    Thanks for showing your amazing card!! :)

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  3. Stacy Nice manly card with the hot air balloons. Thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Good Luck

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  4. This is amazing! Great work!

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  5. LOVE your FUN hot air balloon card, Stacy!!!

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  6. WoW!! This is BEAUTIFUL!! I have really enjoyed this challenge and I LOVE your take on it!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  7. You are getting great with all those inking techniques! I'm so jealous!! Thanks for sharing all three of your cards with us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

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  8. Hi Stacy!

    Haven't seen you post in a while. I know you have mentioned you are busy with work...hope you are still able to squeeze some crafty time in! :)

    Have a good Canada Day!

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  9. Hey Stacy!
    I miss seeing you play at JustRite. I thought for sure you would do the Doilies challenge, because I know you have great doily dies( I'm so jealous).So I was really disappointed that you didn't have an entry. I met Kathy Jo (little teapot} in person last weekend( how cool is that?)and we talked about not seeing you online anywhere. I just hope you still get some time for creating, because I'm such a fan and you are brilliant!

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