Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Whiff of Joy - Guest Designer Call

Every two months, on the 16th of the month, Katharina holds a guest designer call on behalf of Whiff of Joy. The call is open for 1 week from May 16th, and closes at 8.00pm on May 23rd.

To enter this GD call there are a few guidelines:
  • Create a card using at least 1 Whiff of Joy stamp
  • Color challenge!! Create a card using red, orange and 1 colour of your choice (neutrals like white and black can be used additionally)



Well - although I have used these colours before, very rarely have they been in this combination, and I realised that it needed something to separate them, so I have used black .

My image is from the the City Girl collection, called Dancing Willow.  I have used Copics for colouring.  The papers are Basic Grey Ambrosia, and seem to shout the colours required for this entry, with plain black card for the counts.  I have punched the edge of the striped paper and the black paper behind it with a Martha Stewart punch to give a zig-zag finish to the paper.  The flowers are all from Wild Orchid Crafts, with punched leaves.

Thanks for stopping by. I really appreciate your comments.


 

7 comments:

  1. Lovely card Val. Your colouring of the image is great and the bps are gorgeous too. Using the black really sets each piece off perfectly.

    Hugs
    Lesely Xx

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  2. Love the colours you've chosen for this card the black works great with the orange. Sorry not been around for a while just love what you did with the Lili of the Valley designs. Hugs Chris B

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  3. I'd be stuck presented with this colour choice but you've made an amazing card with it. Love the image, layout and those gorgeous flowers.
    Beryl xx

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  4. You've made some lovely creations whilst I've not been looking! I'm sorry I don't have time to comment on them all but they are all lovely! This one is particularly pretty; beautiful papers and that orange really makes a statement! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  5. Oh wow Val!
    This is so very beautifully stunning!
    hugs
    kim x

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  6. A very charming card. Love the flowers and the punched border!
    Katharina x

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  7. Hi Val this is stunning the colours/papers are gorgeous the image so beautiful this is one fabulous card.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful comments you leave on my Blog. I appreciate each and every one....and for you taking the time to do so....I will try to get over to your Blog too.
Love and big hugs
Val xx

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