Friday, January 18, 2013

Birthday & Brads at The Friday Mashup!

Oh, happy Friday to you!

This week at The Friday Mashup, Holly has a fun challenge for us. I made this card, and then I stared at it for a long time. It's not really what I would call my "style", but I had a lot of fun with it.

Generally I like layers... and lots of them. I don't tend to work directly on the card base. But sometimes you have to step outside your comfort zone a bit ;) I'm wild and wacky like that.


First I stamped the centre of the card with the oval from Oh, Hello, then used the Occasions Paper-Piercing pack to go around the shape. I cut a flower from the Flower Trim and mounted it on one of the new Designer Brads. The "wish big" is from the Bring on the Cake set and I punched out with the oh-so-fabulous Mini Curly Label punch rom SAB!

The 3 mini brads were added afterwards because I felt like it looked a little lopsided.

Here's the challenge this week:

  1. Make a project with a "Birthday Theme".
  2. Or Make a project using "Brads".
  3. Or "Mash it Up" and create a "Birthday project with some brads".


Look forward to seeing you play along :)

-Tara
xox

6 comments:

  1. I like all those layers originating from one point - very unique! I always like the banners and flowers for embellishments.

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  2. I really like the green against the center embellishments, it sets it all off so nicely! Great job going outside of your comfort zone!

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  3. Great collage creation Tara! Love all the new goodies you've used!

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  4. Wow, great creation Tara! I love how you concentrated everything in the center of the card, very creative. It doesn't look like you went outside of your comfort zone (lol). You did a great job!!
    Hugs ;)

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  5. I really like how this came out.. I usually stay away from small images myself but I love how you added stuff to it to really make everything come together.

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  6. This is such a fun card! I love all the little details and layers and how they are clustered together around that chevron oval. Beautiful use of so many new products!

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Thank you for your comments and encouragements! They mean the world to me!

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