On Saturday, I had people on Facebook, give me their school colours, using Stampin' Up! colours. I Thanks for all of your participation!
Here is the random colour combo that was chosen from the challenge.
Thank You Karen D-I for your idea!
I decided to use the "Starburst" technique on the cards today. I tried to switch out the rays on each card with a different idea. One I used plain cardstock, one I used Designer Series Paper (patterned paper) and alternated patterns. One, I used vellum.
I will be honest, this colour combo matched with the starburst technique, along with this stamp set was a BIG challenge for me. I hope you like what I came up with!
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On this card, I used just plain cardstock as the rays. For the black portion, I embossed the circle with the Brick Embossing Folder and wiped the White Craft Ink over top to make some of the brick's texture stand out. I added some hearts and that steak that is almost the shape of a heart, and voila!
On this card, I used the In Color Designer Series Paper for the rays, alternating sides to show different patterns. I also only put the rays on 2/3 of the card, instead of all the way around in a circle, for something different. The Ketchup bottles were white embossed onto the black cardstock circle. The "Let's" came from the Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set. I masked off "Celebrate You" and wrote in the word ketchup.
This is a sample that I had made earlier in the day. I wanted the rays to look like smoke and so I used vellum. If I did it again, I think I would tear the rays to make them look "less perfect". To make the flames different colours, I used a dauber and added Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie and Cherry Cobbler to the stamp in random areas. I like the effect!
This was also a sample card that I had made earlier in the morning. I decided to use Designer Series Paper as the background, instead of cardstock. I also spaced the "rays" much farther apart. For this card, I decided not to add any bbq items, but just the sentiment "Well done".
It was tricky, but how did we do?
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