Tuesday, October 12, 2010

More challenges...

Still chugging through these Unity Challenges... (I think I can... I think I can.... Lol)

When I first saw the little animals image in the July '10 KOTM, I knew what I wanted to do with it. How could they be anything but a toy train? So the mini card challenge was a good time to make that card. I love the sweetness of it....

I took the picture of the hibiscus in July when my plant was thriving. I'd hoped at the time that I'd get around to making it part of a project so the photo card challenge, again, was a good match. I didn't want to use patterned paper because I wanted the flower to be the focus so I had to jazz up the plain cardstock I used with an embossing folder, ribbon, hardware, a punch and crystal stickers. (D'ya think I overcompensated a little? I don't think so.... I'm happy with the balance.)

My aunt loves angels and recently gave me a book about them, so I made this thank you card for her. The challenge theme was "Soaring" so that's what my angel is doing. I used a couple of different Unity sets and hand drew the large cloud around my sentiment. I gave the angel a rhinestone face and a little umbrella that I cut from the flip side of the double-sided patterned paper I used. (Why an umbrella? If you look at the background paper carefully, you'll see that rain is coming from all the clouds.) The pop dots behind all the elements really give a good 3-D effect.

The last challenge addressed today was a one layer card. All my stamping was done on the card base, but when I wanted to use a good length of ribbon, I decided to cut slits around the ticket in order to weave it behind and through. I used 5 different Unity sets on this card. If you can't name them all, go to my SCS Gallery for the supply list!


Cindy (aka Scrapcollectr)

1 comment:

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Cindy!

Wow, you've been going strong here with the challenges!!! Oeh, that first one is sooo cute!! This KOTM I ordered last week and it's on the way to me and I ordered it because of this stamp - so cute!! Love the way you made a toy train with it - perfect!!
Also the third card I think is special, love the dimension you created and the clouds paper in the back! Love all your cards here today, but these two are my favorite!