Saturday, June 14, 2008

Opposites Attract!

My favorite two SCS Challenges, in order, are Saturday's Inspiration Challenge and Friday's Limited Supplies Challenge. I find that rather amusing, as one lets you pretty much do whatever you want, and the other one can be quite limiting. Complete opposites.

For today's Inspiration Challenge I chose this bedding ensemble:

I loved the non-symmetrical pattern on the bed, and the contrast in the colors against the white.
This is what I came up with:

I started stamping the main image and worked out from there. The chipboard flower was really an afterthought, when I wasn't happy with the look of my card yet. The Cuttlebug embossing folder (EF) has a really cool leaf pattern along the bottom that I liked with the rest of the card design. It's a little hard to see in the photo.

I tried a sentiment in various places and wasn't really satisfied with it, so I just left it off! That's why we have insides of cards, right?

Well, that's all for now -- I have two weddings this afternoon and an anniversary dinner with some friends later tonight! AND, my son got here safely from NC last night, so I am one happy mom today! Have a great weekend and thanks for coming by!

Stamps: Garden Silhouettes, The Art of Life, Flower Factory
Paper: Old Olive, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, DCWV Old World MatStack, Retired SU DP that I can't remember the name of right now (Brocade something?)!
Ink: Old Olive, Blush Blossom, Chocolate Chip, Wild Wasabi
Accessories: Chocolate Chip satin ribbon, chipboard flower, Cuttlebug EF

19 comments:

  1. Wow Judy, you really captured the feel of the inspiration!

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  2. OMG! Your card looks just like the spread! Great colors! What CB folder is that?

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  3. Can you fit anything else in your day?! LOL LOVE that card and the colors!! Totally looks like the bedspread! As always you made something awesome! Someday maybe I will be like you Joy!

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  4. Gorgeous!! I love the bedspread, you totally captured it!

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  5. That is so pretty! I have yet done an inspiration Saturday, now you make me WANT to do it! Thanks for being so inspiring!
    Diane at www.nelliesnest.blogspot.com

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  6. Hey Judy,
    Great work.
    Consider yourself tagged.

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  7. Beautiful!!
    Hope you had a great day.

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  8. what a busy girl! hope the wedding locations are close together!?!?! love the colors on this card - great inspiration piece - you really expressed it in your card Judy!

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  9. Such a lovely card! And I love that inspiration pic! Will have to try this one out!!

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  10. Oh my, Judy! You've recreated this inspiration piece beautifully! It's absolutely amazing! Wonderful card--when are you sending it to me--hehe!

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  11. wow...this is STUNNING! great job with the IC! ;)
    ~Michelle

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  12. oooOOooo... I love this card! The colors are great and I can see the inspiration behind it all!

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  13. Perfect set for this inspiration! Great card!

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  14. This is perfect, Judy! You totally captured the inspiration piece with this beautiful card.

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  15. Wow-- you did such a great job on this!!! Looks fabulous!

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  16. This is such a pretty card! I love how you used the ribbon!

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  17. Wow, great job with the card and matches the bedspread so well!

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  18. HEY! This is beautiful! Greta job of using the inspiration piece!

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