Sunday, 15 December 2013

Anything Goes

Time for another challenge at One Stitch at a Time and it's a firm favourite - Anything Goes. And as the festive season is upon us, we're going to give you an early Christmas present... you've got a whole 5 weeks in which to enter this challenge. :)
The Design Team are taking a bit of a well-earned break over the Christmas period so this challenge is going to run until 11 January 2014. Don't forget that if you use Stitchy Bear products on your creations you can enter the challenge as many times as you like during that period and each entry will give you a chance to win our main prize. You can still enter without using Stitchy Bear products but you are limited to 3 entries and those entries will go into the draw to win a $3 gift voucher to the Stitchy Bear digi outlet.
For my creation for this challenge I used this Rose digi stamp by Crafty Girl:
The style of this digi really put me in mind of tattoo art so I went for a kind of funky, alternative style for my card. I coloured the image using my Prismacolor pencils and cut it out using a decorate oval die:
I used a card blank in a tentfold format and cut a card panel slightly smaller than my card front and covered it with washi tape in a contempory chevron pattern.
I attached my die-cut image using foam tape, overlapping the top edge of the card a little.
To finish, I stamped a greeting and trimmed it into a banner shape, matting it onto a larger banner cut from black card.
I'm entering this card into the following challenges:


Ingrid Mason said...

A very contemporary designed card but with the hint of traditional in the lacy die cut frame Ali ....very smart and a lovely card. Love Ingrid xx

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the coloring of the Rose, die used for framing it, how you placed it over the edge and how the black & white colors make for a wonderful, striking creation/artwork.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

CraftyGirl said...

Ali, you have done a wonderful job with the image. Love the black and white behind and the die cut to bring even more attention to the design. :)


Your Sister OSAAT DT

Lisa Winnard - TheCraftarageStudio said...

Gorgeous Ali, I love this! The tattoo style you have gone with is gorgeous. And what you have done with the zig zag washi tape is genius.
Lisa - OSAAT teamie x

Unknown said...

Goodness what a lovely the card! the background drew me in straight away and my eyes went funny and then that beautifully coloured rose! love it and great banner and sentiment. Anita OSAAT teamie

verybellemakes said...

Great card, love the chevron washi tape!

Victoria x
OSAAT teamie

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Love the vintage feel to the card...your colouring is awesome as always...wonderful creation.

Lynn, OSAAT DT Sister

Margaret said...

You did a fabulous job with this image. Great card. Maggie DT Teamie

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