Friday, February 15, 2013

ColourQ #176, Inkspirational #7


Took a little time to make a card today....

The current color challenge over at ColourQ:



Plus this challenge from Inkspirational:



Equals this card from me:

Supply List:
Stampin' Up! - Cardstock (Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White, Basic Black); Patterned Paper (flower, polka dot); Rub - On; Linen Thread
American Crafts (Dear Lizzy - Neapolitan) - Patterned Paper (stripe)
Spellbinders - die
Cuttlebug - Embossing Folder (Cane Back Chair)
Ek Success - Border Punch


I've been really diggin' on all of the chalkboard elements that I've been seeing lately. So, I decided to try and see if I could get a chalkboard-y type of look on a card.  I used a Spellbinders die on some black cardstock, and just rubbed some white chalk over the center.  I erased some of it from the very middle, and applied a white rub on for the sentiment. Not nearly as gorgeous as the things I've been seeing everywhere else, but, I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out :)
I realized I'm a day late for 'love' themed projects...but, I just didn't have time to get it done yesterday. At least I have a card ready for next year...


Thanks for looking!


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10 comments:

sandie said...

Stunning card, I love your background embossed card stock and I actually have not been a fan of this chalk board look but really like how you have incorporated it into your card- subtle and I like it! So I think it is better than most I have seen using it!
Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational.

Tracey McNeely said...

A beautiful card, love the chalkboard tag. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

creatingwithpaper said...

Beautiful card! I really like your color choice and how you layered all of the elements. The string holding down the sentiment piece is great! So glad you joined us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

Mynnette said...

I adore this card! LOVE all the layers and I LOVE your simple chalkboard sentiment! Absolutely fabulous!!! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Kylie said...

I really like that Kiwi Kiss cardstock! All those layers are gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along at Inkspirational! xx

Ruth M said...

A beautiful card Kelly, great layout and colours and I love your chalkboard element!
Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Inkspirational & I really hope to see you playing along with us again soon! Ruth x

Ellen said...

Kelly this is a beautiful card! I love the chalkboard sentiment. That is a technique I want to try! Your layers are fantastic with the lovely papers you chose! Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirational this week!

Lisbeth K said...

This is so georgous! Love all the layers, and the colors are so pretty! I really like the chalkboard-look, and you've done great! Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational :)

Tanya Boser said...

Wonderful mix of colors with a yummy mix of print and texture!

Meighan Wheller said...

Fab card. Love the chalk board - will have to look at this myself. Your card looks lovely with all the layers and colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational. See you again soon! Meighan