Thursday, January 19, 2012

~A Number~

I've never participated in Our Craft Lounge's Challenge before and they have hit their 100th!

Great time to jump in, don't you think? ;)

I used a NUMBER-#2 in my card(to meet the numbers category).

Well, actually, the number was IN the sentiment.

It still works, right?




Also, I used a technique from Nichole's Make It Monday #49 Ghost Masking...very very cool.

Check out the video from Betsy Veldman
 to learn the deets.



Here's my creation:
(Stamps: Papertrey Ink Game On,PTI All Booked UP;Ink:Memento:london fog,sweet plum,bamboo leaves,rich cocoa;Die:Marvy Punch;Paper:Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses DP,Georgia Pacific white,American Crafts AC cardstock,DCWV natural stack,Vellum for masking;Other:Martha Stewart Fringe scissors,stapler)
The front is shorter than the back...I have the back piece fringed.
My Marvy punch was a wee bit too big for the circle...but I moved it accordingly (when I stamped)to get it as close to the line as possible.
My colors were pulled from The PlayDate Cafe PDCC115.







Thank you for stopping by today. ;)


13 comments:

  1. Beautiful and loving these colors!

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  2. You did a great job matching this for the MIM challenge . Mine did not work as well as yours. Nice job!

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  3. Very cute. Love the neutral colors.

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  4. Awesome job on the MIM challenge! I can't get it to work! You've inspired me to try again! :)

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  5. Whata fab effect you created with the Ghost masking, so much better than mine! I love the combination of colours too, it's fabulous!

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  6. Great card, Marlena! Thanks so much for stopping by during the Lil' Inker Designs January Release Blog Hop!

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  7. What a beautiful way to interpret the colors, and your design is so much fun!

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  8. Great card...I hope you'll link up with 52 Card Pickup again this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/01/52-card-pickup-week-3.html

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  9. How neat that you stamped the sentiment on vellum, Marlena!

    So glad you could play with us at The Play Date Cafe this week. :)

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  10. That's so cool! I love the ghost shadowing...especially with those colors. What a fun card!

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  11. Cool card Marlena, the ghosting technique looks great as does that fringed edge to your card :)
    Jenny x

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  12. Very fun Marlena! And yes I think the number in the sentiment counts!

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  13. Really cool design!! Love the fringey edge! Thanks for playing at The Play Date Cafe!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)