Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Way to Go - 365 Cards Challenge - White Space - Day #347

Here are a few cards I made up inspired by today's challenge at 365 Cards - White Space. Though I love the sketch, I had a really hard time with carrying out this white space challenge literally, so I did a few "takes". I should mention, the color scheme is based on the branded image for CNIB (the non-profit I work for) as this card is for a co-worker who recently graduated from her course and we were going to present her with a card and her certificate at the same time. Unfortunately, I may have missed it as I missed work the last two days. If I'm too late, I'll just add them to my stash. Still, it will bug me if they had to buy a store-bought card -gasp!

Hmm, I'm not sure if I like the second or the third best. What do you think?


A quick stamp of a tree from the same set finished off the inside.

And since I didn't use any patterned paper, I am also entering this in the La La Weekly Wednesday Challenge which is to NOT use patterned paper.

I hope you are all having a great week! Thankfully, I am starting to feel more like myself. :)

Cheers,

Shanna

What I used:
stamps: Treetops - CTMH, Say it in Style - CTMH
inks: Clover Meadow & Dutch blue - CTMH
embellishments: misc brads and gingham ribbon

16 comments:

  1. I like the third one the best. I don't think I could do the White Space challenge. My poor spritzer or the glimmer mist would just keep calling to me. Congrats, you did a great job!

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  2. These are all so cute, I love that stamp set!

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  3. Nice and simple, you are right it's hard to do the white space thing but I like the finished result. I like the first one best :-) Take care!

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  4. Hi Shanna! Great "white space" cards!! I think I like the 3rd best, although I love your gingham ribbon, but I think the darker card base grounds it... whatever THAT means! LOL. But they're all really nice =) Thanks for playing along with us at LaLa Land Crafts!

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  5. Fabulous cards! Like the third one the best! But I think you did fantastic job on all three of them!
    Thank you so much for playing with us at La-La Land!

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  6. Hey, I like the first one best. Didn't realize you were feeling so yucky. I'm going to call tonight, but first we're taking the kids out for dinner. Hope you're doing better.

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  7. Love the clean and beautiful look of the first card with lots of white space! TFS

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  8. Hi Shanna! Great card ;) I need your address so I can mail you the Lucy Bird Stamps ;)
    Hugs~Stacy

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  9. Fab cards, the tree stamps are wonderful and gorgeous fresh colours

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  10. All your cards are fabulous Shanna, I love the fab image and the fresh colours....if I had to choose I prefer the third one.
    Have a great weekend! Debbie x

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  11. cool card! I always love trees! Thanks for joining us in Lisa's challenge at lala land crafts!
    Pam Going Postal

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  12. Great cards!! Thank you so much for playing along at La-La Land Crafts Weekly Challenge!!
    Hugs!!
    :) Irina

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  13. Love these stamps and you've created a wonderful card! If I had to pick a favorite, I'd choose the last one :)

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  14. Love them all - so clean, but fab! Thanks for playing with us at La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge!

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