Friday, 12 July 2013

Inspired at the Shoebox Swap!

Hello Everyone

Before my launch party, some of my lovely team got together and did a shoebox swap. This is a fun evening where we each design a card and them we make everyone else's design. It means you get lots of fabulous cards and a whole lot of inspiration. I will be sharing lots of those cards and also some of the projects they inspired. (And if you fancy being at the next one - why not join my team?)

I am starting with a design by my lovely demo friend Helen. I loved her colour combination of Pistachio Pudding, Crisp Cantaloupe and Strawberry Slush. We stamped with the flower from Creative Elements, and used the Mosaic Madness stamp set and matching Mosaic Punch to create leaves.

I loved this idea and decided to play with it....

Helen had us stamp the greeting straight on to the card - but my greeting was SO not straight - so I used the Artisan Label Punch and Labels Love stamp set to cover up my 'embellishment opportunity!'

So inspired by Helen, here is my card. I used the Mosaic Madness stamps and matching punch to create both the flower and the leaves. I curled the leaves and petals and popped them up on dimensionals to create some depth.

I used a marder to put the veins on the leaves and daubed the edges too.

I followed Helen's colour scheme and added a layer of DSP from the Gingham Garden pack.

I hope you like today's project. Why not look at someone else's work today and see how it inspires you to create something.

Thank you Helen for the inspiration!

Back on Sunday with another inspired-by project.

Love Elizabeth X

1 comment:

  1. Both of these are wonderful! I love how you used the stamp set and punch!


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