Thursday, 9 December 2010

Play date cafe challenge 59

Over at the Play Date Cafe they have great colour combo challenges, the link is on my sidebar so go take a look. This weeks colours are great, both for contemporary christmas or general. I decided to give myself a break from christmas and did this birthday card. Hope you enjoy it.

I used the colours of the challenge plus white (and a bit of silver crept in too!) I embossed two of the cards (using Tim's technique from tag 7 to add colour in the recessed areas)
Nestabilities dies for the layers, the image is one of my own. I distressed some of the edges and used distress ink to highlight. I made the flower a while ago and that seemed to work well.
A bit of a departure from my current style but I think it works ok.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

It works perfectly. Love the grunge flower
Barbara

Susan Allan said...

It does work, it is lovely!
Sue xx

Julie Ranae said...

What a beautiful piece, Neil! I love how you subtly used the Play Date colors : )

Sarah Anderson said...

It works beautifully! Love the lace with the shabby chic flower. Thanks so much for playing with us at the play date cafe :)

Debgem said...

This is such a lovely image. The rose and lacey ribbon - gorgeous!

Andrea Ewen said...

Lovely! Wonderful use of the Nesties to highlight your image and super sweet flower and lace! Great job, Neil! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

Ruby said...

What a lovely image, I was trying to see what make it was! Beautiful! I love the embossed background too. Thanks for joining in on the fun with us at the Play Date Cafe!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH--what a beautiful image--love that embossed background! I must try this more!! Thanks so much for playing along and joining in the color fun over at the PDCC:}