Card patterns is another great source for inspiration and a challenge. The challenge for me is to find coordinating papers then determine the size of the card and try to figure out what size to make each of the elements. I am not a math whiz... I started with a 5" square base in red and layered the floral pattern cut at 4 7/8". I tried a 3' square for the focal and 2" squares for the sides but that proved to be to big so I reduced each square 1/2". I've made a few cards from this Vintage Hip paper over the years so no doubt it's been discontinued.
I checked the Stamp TV site this morning to see the Mix It Up Monday Challenge and to view the winners from the last challenge. To my delight I discovered I won. I get to choose any stamp set valued at $24.95. I looked through their entire collection and choose the Vogue Vases set. Gina K's design team creates beautiful stamps in many categories it was a tough choice. P.S. I just got an email confirming that my stamp set will be shipped. I'll try to be patient.
Another surprise was that the challenge this week is to"stamp ONLY a sentiment to create a card" well that worked out well with the card pattern I was working on.
I'll enter it in both challenges!
As I'm writing this I keep thinking of things I could of done differently. Maybe solid color squares would have show better... yet I know I'm improving my skill lever with each project I do. So it's all good.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet. ~Joseph Joubert
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Do you have something to share? Comments are appreciated. Be well Carole