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Sunday, January 15, 2012

New Year & a New Challenge

Welcome to 2012 everyone

I hope your year is heading in the right direction for a fabulous year.
The challenge for this month has been set by the wonderful Mel Field and it is a beauty!! If you thought last month stretched your mojo like a rubber band, lets see what you can come up with this great CHALLENGE!

For the Layout challenge you must follow this criteria.
  • Layout Theme :- "Looking Forward, Looking Back" ( You must use these words somewhere on your layout.
  • Non traditional shaped layout.
  • Must have :- Buttons, Ribbon, and 1 other embellishment.
  • Quote for Inspiration :- (You may or may not choose to use this on your layout) "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." (James Dean).

Card Challenge.

  • Non Traditional shaped card
  • Must use: * At least 2 parts of 2 patterned papers, Plus *Paint, *Masking tape, and *Flowers.


Well I must admit when Mel gave me this criteria I said OMG! but when I decided what I would do I had a great time creating my first ever canvas art (inspired by the lovely Nikki Antenello).
So using the new  Kaisercraft Lil Primrose , Twiddlebitz Gates ,lots of paint and modge podge,  I created this:





For my card I have used the same range and using the Kaisercraft teapot album as a template I have made this (and yes there is a little strip of masking tape there). I also have added this cute felt embellishment from Apple Tree Lane Design's.



So I hope you have lots of fun with the challenge, entries are due the 14th of February e-mail to Joanne to be in the running for some fabulous prizes.




Happy Scrapping
Jo Caird
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9 comments:

  1. wow love these challenges, and gorgeous samples .. so for the card, do we need to use 2 of the listed items??

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  2. Yikes. Tricky stuff. Thinking cap on.

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  3. Wow Jo I just LOVE what you have done with this challenge - your canvas is divine and that card is just gorgeous!

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  4. Exactly, Jo, wow love the colours too in the Canvas and the card is ab.fab!!!! gorgeous.

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  5. Wow.....stunning work Jo, you have really inspired me to create an otp project now...such beautiful work :0)
    Hugs
    xoxo

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  6. Hi Jo! I really love what you have done here!!! And how cute is the teapot shape!!! Wowser! I have been trying to comment on blogger lately and it's been so naughty for me - hence the delay! Gorgeous work!

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  7. Thanks for the lovely mention Jo :) your canvas is really beautiful....it came together so well and that teapot card is too cute. Fantastic idea to trace around the template too. And I agree with Chantal.. Blogger has not let me comment lately as well.

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