Well, it is that time again! We have another challenge over at Just Inspirational which is being sponsored by DTsArt and My Creative Classroom.
Here is a lovely picture chosen for you to use as inspiration for your project.
was inspired by the colors and the emotion of this photo. I can
imagine walking through a field and coming upon a lonely tree and seeing
such a beautiful sky and just feeling a bit of peace. I found all that
difficult to translate onto a card, but this is what I came up with.
coloring of the image is done with pro markers. It took me ages to
decide how to put her onto a card. At first I was going to go with
primarily green, but I found this lovely backing paper in a Papermania
pack that I have had for yonks, and thought it would be quite pretty to
pull out the blue to match the blue flowers on the girl's dress and in
The layers behind the image are cut from
Nestabilities dies. The blue layer is embossed with an Impressability
and distressed with stormy sky to accentuate the embossing a little.
picked a matching vintage ribbon and the blue gems.... but I thought it
needed a little something more. I broke out yet another Spellbinder - a
flower die. I had never used it before (and actually got a plastic
packaging cut on my hand getting it out..lol). Anyway, I was pleasantly
surprised with the resulting flower. I was a bit impatient and took
the picture before the glue in the flower was completely dry - so please
Well, like it or not, this is my contribution...but of course I hope you like it. :)
Pop over to the Just Inspirational Challenge blog
to look at the other design team creations and to link up your own.
Just Inspirational Challenges have also recently launched a facebook group, so if you like entering our challenges, or just looking at the
creations from the DT and other entrants, do join the group. You can
enter our challenges there as well if you prefer that sort of thing or don't have a blog to link up.
Take care and come back soon!