Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Verve Challenge Card #2

So, here is the next card for the Verve Release Week Challenges. I decided to give my SU stamps a bit of love this time. And maybe a bit of Stamping Bella for good measure. The sketches can be found over in the Verve forum on SCS HERE. Or I have included a look at the sketch here:

When I saw that little panel on the right side, I knew most people would want to put their sentiment there - it is just calling out for a sentiment. BUT...I wanted to do something different, so I decided to put my image there, just to be bad : )

I decided to keep this one VERY clean and simple.

The card base is Kraft CS, with a 5 3/8" x 4 1/8" layer of Basic Black CS, then a 5 1/4" x 4" layer of Urban Oasis DSP. I absolutely LOVE these colours together!

The next layer is Urban Oasis DSP and Basic Black CS, but "tipped" until the corners of the smaller panel are touching the sides of the card base.
I think the main panel is 3" x 2", just white, and a black piece 1/8" larger. I stamped one of the flowers from 5th Avenue Floral onto Kraft CS in Basic Black ink twice. On one of the flowers, I coloured the middle with my White Gel Pen. I cut one of the flowers out completely, and I cut pieces out of the other flower to layer. Both were covered with Crystal Effects to buff up the shine.
The sentiment is from Stamping Bella, and it is my fall back sentiment - it works for EVERY card (except sympathy, of course).
I like the simplicity of this card - it is opposite to some of the cards I will be showing this week for the other challenges.
Hope you enjoyed, and thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

Janelle said...

Love the flower! Reminds me of white charcoal on dark paper study in school.