Saturday, June 22, 2013

Quilling at the Dynamic Duos

Hey guess what? It's time for another Dynamic Duos colour combo! This week we're hitting the oranges up - Tangerine Tango and Cajun Craze:


I've been wanting to try quilling on a card for a very long time. I've never done it before (youtube was my best friend), and I didn't have any of the supplies (hello, toothpick), but in the end, I think it turned out OK. 

Stampin' Up! cardstock might be just a smidge too heavy/thick, and it tends to separate a bit, but all-in-all, it was super fun. I will definitely be trying it again - especially since I found a quilling tool at a lovely little Mom & Pop store here in the city. Hurray!

I used some Smoky Slate as my neutral for this one. I thought it was a nice contrast to the oranges, and it made it more 'modern' than 'autumn'. 


Come check out the challenge this week and link up your card. We can't wait to see what you do with these colours.

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

9 comments:

  1. First of all, great job with the color combo. I think these colors would be difficult to work with...and Your card turned out just great! Can't believe that was you first time with doing quilling. It's on my do list this year...last year I made one small tag...and it seemed to take me forever...but I guess that's why you have to practice, and practice...

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  2. Oh my goodness that was your first time quilling??? It's fabulous!!!

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  3. This is gorgeous Tara. Great job for a first-timer and it looks so time-consuming!

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  4. Tara, when I post my card, sometimes my husband will look over my shoulder and we will both pick a card for our winner.
    He want GAGGA for your card. He said, hey, scroll back, that card is Phenomenal! I told him it was paper quilling, His reply, Cool.

    So hey, you are my hubbys 1 choice, not that means too much, but he is an artist in his own right, so his opinion is high in my boo! (smiles)

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  5. you think this turned out just okay - I say not, I think it turned out AMAZING !! and for your first time to beat. This is beautiful Tara.

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  6. I C A N N O T B E L I E V E this is your F I R S T A T T E M P T at quilling!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    This card is outstanding! I have no words. I am so terrible at quilling - I am in awe.

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  7. So clearing MDS is NOT the only thing I have to learn from you!!! Craft date soon? :)

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  8. clearly... clearly... Spell check where are you? :)

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  9. Tara your quilling is brilliant! Love your card.

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

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