Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Orange Flowers

Really wet in Melbourne today. We have a public holiday in remembrance for the ANZAC soldiers. Good to be at home today. I have been deliberating for a while about making a window card for A Blog Named Hero, and I finally came upon a sketch which would be perfect for this challenge. I also used the colours of the Runway Inspired challenge! This week's Simon Says Stamp challenge is 'Anything Goes' - a perfect card to add to another challenge!
I decided to go for an all white background on a bright orange card. My first card did not quite work out as it was more yellow than bright orange. I re-did it last night using Distress Ink Ripe Persimon and it was the perfect colour to match the challenge. The grey chevron patterned paper was from the Simon Says Stamp April kit and the sentiment is from Hero Arts.
CAS-ual Fridays CFC49 sketch
A Blog Named Hero Window challenge
Runway Inspired #10 - Orange, Grey and gold
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Stamps - Hero Arts Four Flowers, Be Happy
Paper - Simon Says Stamp April kit
Inks - Tim Holtz Distress Ink Ripe Persimon, Ranger Archival Jet Black
Others - Gold brad, Mandarin twine from The Twinery, Spellbinders nestibilities classic squares and labels15


  1. This is absolutely AMAZING!!! LOVE the use of the frame--and your orange looks fabulous with all that white! LOVE this! :)

  2. great take on our window card challenge :) thanks so much for playing along with our Challenge #2 at A Blog Named Hero

  3. Perfect card for all the challenges! I love the color combo and lovely framing of the windows! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  4. This is beautiful! I love the orange! Thanks for playing along with us at A Blog Named Hero!!

  5. Wow! I am so impressed that you can combine THREE challenges and do justice to each one! Your card is quite beautiful! :)

  6. It is a beautiful card. I love the flower stamps. I also agree with Suzanne ~ you did a fantastic job combining three challenges.

  7. This is soo pretty! Love your take on the windows! Such a fun and bright card :)

  8. Beautiful!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  9. Love the color combo and the flower treatments, great take on the sketch :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays!


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