I am back with Post #8 for my big 11-Post Blog Blitz where I made 11 cards using the Viva La Verve Sketch 2. I have a giveaway going on during this Blog Blitz so take a look at THIS POST for details. Comment on any or all of my eleven Blog Blitz posts answering the question(s) for each post to be entered.
Here's the sketch that I used for these eleven cards that I am showing you in this Blog Blitz:
On goes the saga.....
I still had a leftover bit of that funky floral patterned paper with the lavender and blue on it.....and guess what I noticed about it. It also has pink on it!!!! Back out of my drawer came my pink scrap bag as I rummaged around for some paper with pink and orange on it. I decided to make a birthday card with what I found while digging.
|I have never thought this particular background paper was very attractive, but the singularly weird floral and geometric mix actually kind of works with these colors! Glad to get rid of some of it that has been in my stash for years!!! Ha.|
Enabler Alert: Pam very generously was giving away a whole ton of these discontinued sets and she might still have some! (I'm not sure.) Hop over there and look or drop her an email or something, if you are interested!I also was very glad to use some of these flowers. I bought the package online and was less than pleased with the look of them when they arrived. Ugh.....would I EVER have a card they fit with????
In keeping with what I gather is the theme of the movie "Napoleon Dynamite" (Yes...set right here in Idaho! Oh, great...what are people going to think of Idahoans with a movie like that???!!! lol...): "There is someone for everyone."......this apparently was the card for these flowers. I guess weird flowers and weird paper go together, what can I say? (Oh, please...no comments about weird minds thinking that they go together!!) Anyway, somehow the patterns and colors worked to make sort of a different, but sort of an okay card. What do you think? (You can be brutal....it won't hurt my feelings!!)
Supplies used include:
Hero Arts Sparkle Clear - Cupcakes
Versafine ink - Smokey Gray
Faber-Castell Art-Grip Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils
Crayola Watercolor Pencils
Now for the Question for Post #8:
Do your new craft items and prizes have to "ripen on the shelf" for a while before you use them? How long is the average? (Be truthful, now.....)
That's all for now. Be sure to answer the questions on each of my Blog Blitz posts by 11:59 pm April 30, 2016 for lots of entries into my big Blog Blitz Giveaway! See you next post!
Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Viva La Verve Sketch Challenge - April Sketch #2
2. Countryview April Challenge - Spring
3. Southern Ridge Trading Co April Challenge - Anything Spring
4. Penny Black at All Sorts April Challenge - Birthdays
5. The Ribbon Girls April Challenge - Anything Goes with an Image
6. A2Z Scrapbooking April Challenge - Watercolor must use HA focal
7. Verve Diva Inspirations April Challenge