Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Cameo in Blue

     Here I am back with the Twisted Thursday Challenge at the Outlawz but this time as a GDT, not a DT.   Either way, it's fun to be back even if it's just for one week.  :-D  The sponsor for the TT challenge this whole month is Digistamps 4 Joy and they supplied a few digis for the DT ladies to use.  I chose this wonderful Cameo image.  The theme at TT is always "Anything Goes" but they usually have an optional twist to go with it and this week the twist is to "Use Punches or Dies."  That's right up my alley -- I love using dies!


     I decided that a monochromatic card would be fun so I used various shades of blue ProMarkers to color most of the image, then dug out two sets of QuicKutz dies and one plain oval die from Spellbinders. The image itself was cut with the oval Spellbinders' die and the two mats were cut with the Round and Square dies from QuicKutz.

     I added Glossy Accents to each of the "gems" circling the cameo and added glitter to her necklace, hair gems, and earrings.  I layered everything together on a blue card base, and added two bows as the only embellishments.  I really wanted the decorative dies to be showcased instead of buried under tons of embellishments.

     Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge
A Vintage Journey
Cuttlebug Mania
Dragonfly Dreams
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Outlawz Colors
Scrapper's Delights
Sisterhood of Crafters
Take It, Make It

     I hope we're going to see you playing along at The Outlawz this week.  Just grab your dies or punches and make something truly inspired.  :-D  Happy Stamping.   NanaConnie

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7 comments:

  1. LURVE the monochromatic and the colour. Beautiful colouring of the Cameo. I agree about the dies, sometimes they need to shine.
    Faith
    x

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  2. Very pretty card with the assorted blue colors. I really like what you did with the die cuts. Thanks for sharing it with us at Scrapper's Delights.

    Dee

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  3. Monochrome really does suit those beautiful die cut frames, the blues are lovely! Thanks so much for joining in our Create within a Frame challenge at A Vintage Journey. Anne x

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  4. Pretty monochrome card, thanks for sharing with Scrapper's Delights!

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  5. What a lovely framed study in blues! Wonderful coloring on your image - thanks so much for joining us in the AVJ challenge! Julia xx

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  6. Beautiful shades of blue and some stunning colour work with your pens. A really pretty card.Thanks so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey for the September Challenge. Julia x

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