Thursday, 8 December 2011

TSG133 - Inspiration challenge

I seem to be saying that a lot lately... better late than never, I'm bringing you my sample card, for the new challenge at the TSG blog!
It's brought to us by our Trendsetter of the week- Melissa! She has challenged us to make a card using the gorgeous photo as your inspiration.

I'm not big on purples and lavenders, as you know, but that's what the challenges are for, making us step out of our beaten tracks. Right?? :)
I went for the clean & simple style, and used the embossing with dies technique, combined with negative die cutting. I saw it popping up on the fellow stampers' blogs from time to time, but I was scared away to try it myself... well there you go :) I had the guts to do so now.

I was inspired by the layout of the inspiration photo, in particular the horizontal placement of colours in the background. Then I took the theme quite literally, and pulled out the Bon Appetit set for a simple invitation. I placed my focal point roughly where the plate is on the photo, and used the peach colour as it appears there as well. Quite an unusual combo, but it works :)


Supplies: cardstock: American Crafts (lavender), white; stamps: There She Goes (Bon Appetit); ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Versa Magic (Pink Grapefruit); Nestabilities Labels 18; ribbon: Kaisercraft; button; corner rounder: EK Success

To be eligible for the giveaway, you are to create a card the photo as your inspiration, , and then come back to the TSG Blog to add your name and a link to your project in the InLinkz that is located at the bottom of this challenge post. This challenge is open until the winner has been announced on the following Monday (December 12th). The winner will get a $5 gift certificate to use in the TSG Web store!

By participating in this challenge, you may also find yourself in the Trendsetting Spotlight that shines on the TSG Blog every Thursday. We will be on the look out to find challenge cards that stand out and show Trendsetting qualities. TSG stamps are not required to participate in the challenges but are appreciated :)

You do not need to have a blog to be able to participate in the TSG Challenges! You can simply add the URL link from your project after it has been uploaded to your online craft gallery. If you upload your card to an online craft gallery, please use the keyword TSG133 so we can check out your beautiful work!

See you later, friends! xoxo


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