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Friday, January 24, 2014

Tweeded Sunflower



The Card Concept Challenge # 2 Texture

Happy Friday!
I am at home today due to some icy roads in Austin today...yes!  Some crafting has taken place.
It's kinda crazy when the temps are 25 F one day and and expected high of 70 tomorrow!  I will take it, no complaints here :))

I created this card for The Card Concept Challenge #2.  We are to create using texture  and as you can clearly see, I was also inspired by the colours in the inspiration photo.  I created the Spellbinder die cut sunflower with some linen textured card stock and I cut one each of the two sizes and layered onto each other.  I used an outdoor fabric swatch to cut out the tweeded center and I also cut out a narrow ring from a woodgrain card stock scrap.  The leaves are also cut with a die (My Favorite Things) out of shimmery green card stock.  Everything was placed on this white woodgrain card stock that I bought at a local paper store.  I am thinking that this card falls into the Clean and Layered category...or maybe the Clean and Simple?

Thanks for taking a peek today...I sure do appreciate you all!
Chriss

8 comments:

  1. I love all the texture on your card - especially the center of the flower - nice job!

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  2. wow, stunning...so glad you played along with us at Card Concept!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  3. I love the tweed center of your pretty flower! Also, I'm SO jealous of your chance for 70 degree weather! It's 8 degrees here in MA today. Thanks for joining us this week at The Card Concept :)

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  4. Simply beautiful!! Sometimes less is definitely more!

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  5. That is a roller coaster weather ride you are experiencing! I absolutely love this flower, Chriss, and all the texture you achieved!! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

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  6. Beautifully done, Chriss! Your tweed flower center is right up my alley-LOVE all of that texture. And goodness, paper that has an already woodgrain embossed texture?! Love it! I am so glad you got to stay inside and stamp so you could join us this week. Enjoy your warmer temps!

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  7. I sure wish my local stamp store sold that great woodgrain paper...that was the perfect base for your pretty card. I love all the texture you created...the tweed center...fabulous! You really embraced the challenge...you created texture all over your card!

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  8. That woodgrain background paper is gorgeous and your flower beautiful.Thank you so much for joining us at the Card Concept!

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