Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Shopping Our Stash #198~~Opposite Day


Challenge #198 Opposite Day we want you to -- use something that is opposite of your usual style. For example, if you are usually CAS, use a really frou-frou ribbon.  Head over to Shopping Our stash and check out the rules for entering and while you are there see what the DT has made.  I really don’t have an idea what my usual style of crafting is except I know I don’t go overboard on the frills and I’m not a CAS crafter, what I don’t like to do is distressing so here is what I made for the challenge.
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I used the elephant from a retired set from Stampin’ up called In the Wild. Every thing but the base is from the scrap file, the flourish was sitting on my desk. The black brads are my last two in the container.
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Close up of the distressing on the image and layers.
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I used the rest of the vellum for the sentiment on the inside and added the butterfly that was also sitting on my desk, a left over from another project.
Thanks for visiting today and I hope you will join us for Opposite Day and tell us what your usual type of creating is.

6 comments:

Leslie Hanna said...

I know people who physically shudder at the thought of tearing paper, so WELL DONE! I love the vellum, and that stamp set might be in my Keep Forever collection.

Donna said...

Look at you go rocking the distressing!!! You won't admit it...but you are GOOD at it! Look how awesome that card is! Fab take on the challenge Missus Barb!

lauren bergold said...

for someone who doesn't like distressing, you surely do it well, missus! very cool card! :)

Chana said...

Well, I must say, you pulled it off very nicely! Very well crafted!
Hugz,
Chana

Jessi Fogan said...

I don't know if I've ever seen you do distressing! Way to go! And I love that elephant :)

Tracy said...

Lovely card.
I don't think I have a set style either