Tuesday, May 3, 2011

OLW 51 - 3 of a kind

Jennifer is hosting this week's OLW with a really fun 3-of-a-kind challenge. Ideas have been floating in my head for a few days now and with one last dose of inspiration (will tell you in a minute), finally got everything down on paper...3x!

et voila

yes, deserves a close-up and here's one

The deets (all Stampin Up again - wow, 3rd all-SU for challenges in a row)

stamp: Pocket Silhouette
ink: Regal Rose, Peach Parfait, Tempting Turquoise
Stampin write markers: Certainly Celery, Regal Rose, Cherry Cobbler (for the glorious aqua-red combo and because I don't actually have a TTurquoise marker)
punch: Ornament XL punch


More deets...

A fellow LIMette, Vicky (aka Crafting Clare), inspired me 2x yesterday. (1) to finally create a blog page to collate great ideas which will grow over time and (2) use the ornament punch as a vase. Because this entry is for an OLC challenge, I had to innovate via masking and sponging (see my post-it masks photo below). Nevertheless, the original idea is most definitely Clare's. As an aside and in case you've missed the hint - the inspiration is from a fellow LIMette, i.e. a member of the wonderful Simply Less is More challenge community.


All up, it took less than half an hour to make all 3 cards. I chose not to put any sentiment at all; maybe I'll  change my mind later but for now, I really wanted to just see the flowers and the vase.

So happy.

6 comments:

  1. Fantastic job of masking and SO creative of you to use the ornament punch for the vase. Beautiful set!

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  2. These are a great One Layer conversion, love how you've sponged them to give a 3D effect. I thought the ornament/vase idea was a great one too:)
    Jenny x

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  3. Hi Malyn, know I could've commented on the LiM card - and it is lovely, but I just had to say these cards are gorgeous. I didn't come over from LiM this week, but from your comments and when I saw these cards my first reaction was WOW, and they are WOW they are also stunning! Sarah

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  4. Clever girl and obviously very creative. Wonderful cards beautiful stamping and perfect techniques.

    Marie

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  5. This is a simply gorgeous set of cards!

    Fantastic technique for making the vases and I love your colours!

    Fab job on the challenge and thanks for playing along with OLW51!

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