Sunday, 17 May 2009

Now for something completely different....

Hey!

Hope you're having a super Sunday - if a little soggy LOL!

Limited time to craft today as although I ache a little after my long walk yesterday, it hasn't proved a good enough excuse to not do any housework :o(

With the little spare time I had, I thought today I'd play along with the Inspiration and Themes Challenge over on ILWS set by the ever so lovely Kate. We had to take inspiration from this pic:WOW! What bold contrasting colours to play with eh? I was soooooo wishing I had the Damask Designs set from Papertrey Ink to play with as this set popped straight into my head when seeing this pic - typical eh?!

As I don't own Damask Designs, this challenge really did take me out of my comfort zone (unlike the last one!) but I did have a sketch from Taylored Expresions to play along with to help:
This is the final result (WARNING: You may need your sunglasses LOL!)

Okay so I know this isn't 'my style' but I enjoyed playing along nonetheless. I wasn't really sure whether to post it up or not as I still can't make my mind up about it! In fact I can't even make up my mind as to what 'my style' is LOL!!
Card Recipe
Stamps: The Stamp Barn: Sunshine Designs
Inks: Whispers Dye Ink - Green Leaf, Papertrey Ink - Raspberry Fizz
Papers: Papertrey Ink - Raspberry Fizz, Doodlebug Bazzill - Limeade, Bazzill Dotted Swiss - Pepper
Accessories: Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Papertrey Ink Ribbon (Raspberry Fizz), Flowers, Brads, White Gel Pen

Thanks so much for stopping by - I promise to come up with something more 'my style' next time!

Aimes
x

6 comments:

Me said...

WOWEY - you so rocked this challenge. I love, love, love it.

Emma x

Kate Lewis said...

Aimes I LOVE it!! It's so eye-catching (in a good way lol!) Hope you're less achey soon! K x

Stephanie said...

Visually stunning Aimes - fab work as always! Stephanie xxx

Alison said...

Wow, that is a great card! The colours are really well balanced against the black background, Love it!

There's an award for you on my blog, it's an interesing one!
Alison -x-

Ann said...

Ooooh, I just LOVE bright colors like these! Such a great card!

Karen said...

Aimes,
I really LOVE this, the clours are amazing! After being away for SO long I have loads of catching up to do! Just off to have another nosey!
Karen x

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