Monday, 19 May 2008

My second challenge card

How I wish I’d bought this ribbon – thankfully I managed to scrounge some from Alison to finish off this card. And, luckily, she gave me enough for a second card, so I added it to the one I made the other day because I still wasn’t really happy with it.

The first card is clearly a remake of that old favourite, which you can see here and here. This version - the last in the Bonjour card trilogy - was for the colour challenge on In Love With Stamping. I’m not keen on the colour combination, to be honest, but thought I’d have a go… adding some Chocolate Chip to tone it down.

The second card is this card but with the ribbon added.

Recipe for first card (details of second card are in the link)
Stamps: Carte Postale (p57)
Cardstock: Apricot Appeal, Brocade Blue, Only Orange, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Bordering Blue (yes, wrong ink pad again!), Versamark®
Hodgepodge Hardware® - Pewter, 3/8” Grosgrain Ribbon – Brocade Blue

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  1. I really like this colour combo. In fact, I like this card the best of your Bonjour trilogy!

  2. I think it holds it own place in the trilogy. I do like the color combo and that 5/8" grosgrain ribbon is just yummy, isn't it?

  3. *snicker* - I get these two blues mixed up all the time!! Good thing they look fab together.

    I think I'll be borrowing this newest card design, if you don't mind! I love it :)

  4. Love this card! Fabulous layout and colors! Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. What beautiful colors! And the little buckle accent perfectly polishes this card!

  6. Really like this one - even like the colours! Great use of the stamp for accents here and there on the background, and again I love your simple layout - am learning a lot from you!


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