Saturday, 11 October 2014

Inkspirational Challenge - Purple with Grey / silver


We have a colour challenge at Inkspirational  - purple with grey or silver.

For my DT card I used a bauble stamp I got free with a magazine. I had to play around a lot to get the intensity of purple I wanted. I used several inks and some plum Twinkling H20s and I sprayed everything with water for mottled effect. Then I used silver embossing powder to emboss the stamped image. Finally, I sprayed it with glitter.

In the end I made three cards - here are the other two:


This final one is the wrong colours for Inkspirational but I enjoyed doodling strings for the baubles and as a frame.

We would love you to join us at Inkspirational  with your purple and grey project. We have a wonderful guest designer, Lynda, so do come over and take a look.

I'd like to enter:
Crimbo Crackers  anything goes
ABC Christmas Challenge tree ornament
Crafty Calendar  bingo  - embossing, sentiment and sparkle
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas  anything goes

13 comments:

  1. That's a beautiful stamp and I bet the bg was so fun to make! xxx

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  2. A very beautiful card Marina--love the background colour

    Chrissie x

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  3. Great background and I do like the doodle limes in the second card x

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  4. Oh, these baubles are incredibly pretty, especially the way you've showcased them! Slightly smaller, and they'd make a stunning pattern for a pair of earrings... Wonderful inspiration!
    Hugs~c

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  5. It's so inspirational to see different designs using the same stamps, a little change in design or color makes a big difference! Love this week's color scheme!

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  6. Gorgeous cards, I love the intense purple in the 1st one, looks amazing, Cathy x

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  7. This is wonderful, Marina! Great stamp and I love that purple background. Love the silver embossed paper you used too. I think I like the first card best but I do really like the doodled frame and that. :-)

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  8. I like how you played with shades of purple. Great colors and the embossed silver looks fantastic over top. What a fun stamp. A great find to get it with a magazine!
    - Shauna

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  9. These are beautiful cards, that's a lovely stamp you've used and the colours go so well together.

    Thanks for joining in with our bingo challenge at Crafty Calendar.

    Jo x

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  10. Beautiful Christmas card! I am myself a sucker for Christmas cards in more untraditional colours eg. purple ;o)

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  11. I love the stamp and the color on your purple background look so festive and elegant ...agree with Pia untraditional Christmas card color...I love purple and I joined two times the challenge at Inkspirational hope you like to visiting my entry :) big hugs, Monika

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  12. They are all lovely, purple and silver are so good together. Thank you for joining us at CHNC Extra.

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  13. Love the purple and silver. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for October - hope to see you again soon x

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