Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Chevron and Bold Hello

Hello! Sneaking in another card for a couple of challenges - LOVE how it came out! Pretty clean and simple:


So, I started off super inspired by the current Runway Inspired Challenge:


And since I decided to go with distress inks, I thought I use the current Lawnscaping challenge as well:


I started off with my Lawn Fawn Chevron Backdrops stamp set, and I heat embossed the medium sized chevrons on white cardstock with clear powder. 


I then inked it up with two different colors of Tim holtz distress ink, blending it out in the center. I was going to make this one layer, so I masked it off with washi tape, but ended up making a smudge with a dirty finger! Oops! So...I trimmed off the panel, and remounted it on a fresh (clean!) white cardbase.


I added the sentiment from Just My Type, and placed some black enamel dots on each side of it.


I just love these bright fun colors! And I'm still working on that clean and simple stuff! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great night!!!

11 comments:

  1. Stunning card, Heather (as all of yours are!). You're convincing me to try some things outside of my 'comfort zone' - embossing, playing with inks (my stash is soooo limited!), exploring different techniques, in general. Thanks for sharing, and for inspiring!!
    c

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  2. Your inking and design are absolutely SUPERB, Heather! Beautiful take on the Runway photo! So glad that you join the fun with us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

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  3. WOW!!! This is amazing! Love the chevron and that bold color!

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  4. beautiful card!!! i love love love the colors :) thank you for playing a long with us at lawnscaping :)

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  5. Wow!! This card is awesome! I LOVE the colors! Amazing job!

    -Samantha

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  6. Wow, this looks great!! I really like the layout and the colors that you used! Thanks for playing along with us at Lawnscaping! :)

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  7. awesome card!! Love all the colors
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping
    xx Tamara

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  8. Yum, Yum and Yum! This is fantastic!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Lawnscaping Challenge! XOXO ~ Laurel

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