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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Our Creative Corner-Limited Supply Challenge



This week's hostess, Kim Teasdale, has created another fabulous challenge… she has challenged us to a Limited Supplies Challenge. Here are the rules: You may use any paper including designer papers but are only able to use a maximum of 3 layers (including your stamped image), 1 type of embellishment (buttons or brads or ribbon, etc), any stamps that you like and sentiments are optional.

This was a challenge. Only ONE embellishment!!!! lol...... I had to think about which one to choose, that would give me the most Bang for my Buck. I decided that I had better start with a Patterned Card Base and Dug out these We R Memory Keepers Kitchen Cards, that way, I would feel as if I had a little texture there!




I stamped the image from the Pink Cat Studio, Lily and Tweet Set and coloured with Copics, sponging over the image with Creamy Caramel Ink after. The sentiment is a SU! Rub on. Multi Layers of Riding Hood Red Ribbon which has a little ivory trim made me feel like I had a little more on my card. I had an additional layer behind the main image, but actually preferred the look of the two layers only.............hmmmm I wonder if I get a prize for really limiting myself here...................hehe.........just kidding!!!

I have developed a wee obsession with my white Gel Pen............. I just find that it seems to bring a little more life to the images!!!!


Head on over to Our Creative Corner to view the beautiful creations our talented Design Team have dished up this week.

Have a wonderful Saturday and if you haven't been to my blog in the last several days, or ever before, the two previous posts offer Blog Candy if you leave a comment!


Happy Stamping,

*****Vicki~~~~~

16 comments:

  1. He hee I had trouble with 1 embellishment too. And 3 layers......... Your card rocks, super job.

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  2. Yeah, this challenge was a real CHALLENGE. Love the white gel pen addition on the images -- it does add!

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  3. Great card!! We are ribbon sistahs!! lol I was really amazed when I saw your card that you actually only used two layers. WTG!
    Robin

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  4. Oh what a great card! Love the colors you used and how you colored Lily and Tweet!

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  5. Cute card Vicki, LOVE the fun image and your white gel pen accents are FABULOUS!! Hope your having a wonderful weekend!!

    Hugs to you, Jennifer :)

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  6. Vicki, your card is beautiful. Love the image, your coloring is fab! Happy weekend...;-) Hugs to you!

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  7. Love your card Vicki, Lilly is a cutie! Definitely a real challenge for me all those limits hehe ... but you did good!

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  8. They are such a pair of cuties!! Love the way you colored them!!

    Great Work, Vicki!!

    Blessings,
    LORi BOYD

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  9. You are such a fabulous colorist Vicki! Awesome use of color and the ribbons as embellies!

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  10. they are so cute!
    I love the rich colours of the reds and YES the white gel pen certainly does make things pop and come to life.
    Luv ya
    Jax

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  11. Aww, what a cute image by PCS. Your card is adorable and good idea to use the ribbon. ..it covers much more space than any other embellishment. LOL! Love the gel pen highlights. I love adding them on my images too!

    I think I can play this challenge! Great job on you challenge card!

    Maria

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  12. I love it. I was having palpitations just reading the words 'one embellishment' so I don't know how you managed this lol
    The image is fabulous.. the white pen is a great addition. Every now and again I discover mine amongst the rubble of inks and crafty mound on my desk and love using it.
    Hope the remainder of your weekend is a happy one :0)

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  13. Oh Vicki, you have glammed up Lilly so wonderfully. I'm so impressed with your highlight of her with your white pen! It really brings the image to life.

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  14. What a really lovely clothes Diva! Adorable and very pretty and creative too!

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  15. OOOh la la Vicki!! What a gorgeous creation!! Love the beautiful colors and details in the BG!! How fun!!

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  16. This is amazing!!!!!!!! Wow, wow, wow! The color combo is just perfect and I love the layout you used! Your coloring though is drop dead gorgeous!! Wow, wow, wow!!! I love the way you use the white gel pen as well! it adds so much! This is beautiful!!

    Smiles,
    Janna

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*****Vicki*****