Friday, February 25, 2011
DeNami color challenge-by Lori
Time for another challenge! This time it's a color challenge. Navy Blue, Lime Green, and White. It was a family affair for this challenge...my 7 year old decided she wanted to enter a card of her own. (See Abby's very own post immediately following this one!)
For "Mommy's card", I went completely out of my comfort zone. It's not often that you see a card posted that doesnt contain a cute kid or darling critter. I bought these stamps at Stamp-A-Way last August and figured they would look really nice with the colors.
To start, I used the Small Solid Filigree around the edges of the card and the Decorative Crest Circle stamp for the center. I used white embossing powder, because that's really the only way to make white images pop!
I used spellbinders dies to cut the various layers (4 layers but the scanned image never shows the dimension) The white layer is embossed using a Stampin Up Sizzix folder for texture.
Last, I used my lime ribbon for a bow...every Lori card must have a bow and then created small loops of ribbon to tuck in between the layers.
Usually when I enter contests, it's because I want to win...but not this time...Go Abby! She worked so hard on her card!
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Lori, this card is fabulous! I just love the stamps you used- the work with this challenge SO well!ReplyDelete
Your daughter is off to a great start in her crafting career. :) I remember when I was younger stamping with my mom- it's so neat that you are able to do this with her. Thanks for allowing her to join in on the fun- we LOVED having her.
Also, thank YOU for playing with us. I always love seeing your beautiful DeNami creations!
BEAUTIFUL card, Lori!!! I LOVE all of those yummy layers, the filigrees in the corners, and your ribbon treatment!! Such a FABULOUS take on our color combo!!! Thanks for playing along in the DeNami Design Color Challenge!!!ReplyDelete
Some of my favorite all time DeNami stamps! I love how you used them on your card, such great layering too. Thanks for playing along with us.ReplyDelete
LOVE LOve LoVe it!! Your ribbon treatment is super cool and I love your layout! Wonderful play on the colors and so glad you played with us at DeNami Design!ReplyDelete
Love all of the layers on this card! The stamps you chose work so well for the colors and design!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful focal point!!! Love the ribbon treatment and your stunningly fabulous take on the challenge colors! Thanks so much for playing along with DeNami Design!ReplyDelete