Saturday, 16 January 2010

Play Date Cafe Challenge 12 - Shades of Blue




This week's challenge at the Play Date Cafe is shades of blue - inspired by the recent freezing temperatures. I decided to make a birthday card, using "Elegant Stems" from the fab Stampington range - here stamped on watercolour paper, using faded jeans distress ink, and by spritzing the stamp before stamping, rather than the paper as I always seem to get better results that way.  I have torn the edges which I've also swiped with faded jeans, and mounted it on a DL size card which I covered with some paper from my stash.  I've just added some prima flowers which I've pinned together with a flower shaped brad and the "dream" is from impression obsession.


A big thanks to Hels for some scanning tips (not that I needed them for this card as it's nice and flat) - have re-scanned one of the previous images with much better results. Cheers.

8 comments:

Kay said...

Oooh, that is so pretty. Love it.

Julie Ranae said...

Beautifully done and the colors work so well for this image!

So glad you entered it in this week's Cafe Challenge!

CelticWoman said...

Oh it truly is lovely, thanks so much for challenging with us this week at the Play Date Cafe. Sandi

Julie said...

What a beautiful card, Helen! Love those distress inks! So glad you could play along with us at The Cafe' this week!

Linda Elbourne said...

A fab card Helen X

Kim Dellow said...

Oh lovely card, love the image. Kim

brenda said...

Hi Helen

Thanks foryour visit and the link up. Very pretty card here, lovely image.


Less said about yesterday the better, other than one point is better than none, but won't get us into the top four at this rate.

B x

Anne Jagger said...

Very pretty.