Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Papercraft Star Challenge 29 - Color Challenge and Recipe

The challenge this week at Papercraft Star is a color challenge and a recipe. (Check it out here). Here are the directions:   
and the colors:
colors for Challenge 29 
I used the lighter and darker teal and a version of the orangey-brown for the colors. For the recipe, I used a die cut (Dragonflies, Kanji word and Friend), wet embossing (on wings), and a stamped image (Dragonflies in the background). I don't think the photo shows the glossy, shiny wings very well...unfortunately.

Finished Card: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Cardstock: Dark Teal, Light Teal and Pumpkin
Cricut Cartridge Pagoda Dragonfly page 43 (Base), Panda 2 (Friend and Kanji Word) page 36 (Kanji Word Base and Kanji Base)
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
Clear Embossing Powder
Inkadinkado Clear Stamps Patterned Bugs (Dragonfly)

I'm hoping to send this card to a friend that I haven't seen in a while. I left the inside blank, so I could write a personal message. 

I've also been trying to keep one of my other craft resolutions...aside from trying new products and techniques, I wanted to try to use different Cricut cartridges in my cards and projects. Since the beginning of the year, I have used twelve (12) cartridges. Not too bad. 

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  1. What a lovely card! All the elements have come together perfectly! I'm sure your friend will be delighted with this.

  2. I LOVE the wings ! Wonderful warm card. Thanks for playing this week at Papercraft Star, Dana !

  3. Adorable design. Love those wings. Thanks for playing with us at Papercraft Star.

  4. Very pretty card, love the dragonflies.

  5. I adore this card and how you used this week's colors totally rocks. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Papercraft Star!


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