Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Old Fashioned for Merry Monday

I'm playing along with Merry Monday again and this weeks challenge really had me struggling. I've posted before about how much I dislike ovals...I don't know what it is but I have a horrible time trying to get an image in an oval and looking right. Yesterday morning I started this card and by the end of the day I had gotten rid of the original DSP and stamp set I had started with and ended up with something completely different. It may have taken me all day, with my attention being diverted several times throughout the process, but I am quite happy with the end results. I did turn the sketch but stayed true to everything else about it.

Supplies(all supplies SU unless otherwise noted):
Stamps: Christmas Lodge, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Sahara Sand, Ruby Red, Whisper White
Ink: Crumb Cake, Ruby Red
Accessories: Coluzzle, Modern Label Punch, Scallop Border Punch, Pearls, sponge, dimensionals


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9 comments:

  1. I like this! I love the crumb cake with the red. Very nice! What did you use on the other one?

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  2. Lovely card! Love the image.

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  3. OH, now that house image is PERFECT for a horizontal oval! And I like the monochromatic scheme you chose to go with, too.

    Thank you so much for playing in the Merry Monday challenge!

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  4. This is really pretty! :)

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  5. Gorgeous! I am glad you persevered because this turned out to be a wonderful card! Thanks for playing with the Merry Monday challenge this week!

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  6. Such a elegant card Lisa, no struggle with ovals here! Just love this pretty card! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  7. I love this, Lisa! Now I want this set for sure!

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  8. I'm glad you're happy with the results because this card is beautiful! You may well be the one who pushes me over the edge to wanting this set.

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