Sunday, August 29, 2010
Something Old, Something New
So I decided to give the Verve 'Something Old, Something New' challenge a try this morning. I had an idea as to what I wanted to do in terms of what type of card but I honestly had NO idea what stamps I was going to use. I ended up selecting, 'Practically Perfect - 2009' and 'Family Phrases - 2007', the latter being a set I had never inked up before. I love doing photo cards, as I find it makes the card a little more personal. Several of the photo cards I have made for people in the past, are now displayed in baby books or on general display. I also tried to think outside the box when it came to colours. And to top it all off, I used scrap pieces of paper - I didn't get into a single sheet of new paper! This has been a goal of mine all summer! Instead of using pattern paper, I used the sentiment, 'Our little miracle' to form the background and then I used the 'daddy's little girl' stamp from the Family Phrases set to bring in a little pink. I like how it turned out, as it's not a girlie, girlie card but the pearls and pink do give it a little touch of 'girlie'. On the inside, I used some more scrap paper and inked in pink the girl bunny image from the Practically Perfect set, stamped it off once and then stamped it on the corner. I used the 'welcome baby' stamp from the Family Phrases set to finish off the inside.