Thursday, 29 January 2015

Project: Sketch time at MAWTT


This week at Moving Along with the Times we are hosted by Claire and she's got a sketch for us to play along with:


The headline is my take on the layout. I recently rediscovered these cameo dies and thought it would be fun to play with them on this challenge using modern colors and patterns.

I used a decorative nesting label die for the central feature and did two layers in beige and chevron. The cameo is cut out of a dark brown paper that I also used for the border punch, a Martha Stewart one that is a favorite of mine. The green spotted paper and chevron paper are both from the Neopolitan Recollections pack from Michael's.

The beige ribbon is actually covering an oops moment - I smeared some ink from a completely different card on the green paper and thought I'd see if I could hide it rather than start over - successful I think!

The little beige pearls were added for texture as were the little brown spotted candies. I really enjoyed digging out these dies - sometimes a layout challenge causes you to rethink your kit and I hope you find it does the same for you this week!

7 comments:

  1. I love this cameo die, i haven't seen it before - I think you coverd your oops well! hugs Judith x

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  2. Oh this is super, I love that cameo. Oops moment sometimes make the best cards!! Love Hazel (Didos) x

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  3. Love these cameo dies, always have. Love that we are in the same place with the Candis! I am also in swoon mode about your colour scheme and cracking up at the Chevron paper (you'll see why soon) Cx

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  4. Ooh I really like this Jessie… it's so elegant and classy! Love the silhouette image and those lush pearls are just perfect for this wonderful card! :-))
    Hope you have a good day!
    Big hugs, Sue B xx

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  5. Yes, beautiful colours, very elegant. Hazel x

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  6. What a lovely card Jessie.

    Susan x

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