Can you believe we are in week 22 for the Global Design Project? GDP still feels so fresh and brand new – yet we are 22 weeks old. How awesome! I love that so many people are playing along with our challenges – the artistry is just amazing! This week’s sketch leaves the playing field wide open – some panels, an object (doesn’t have to be a circle) and a band. With so few objects, would it be strange if the card you create looks exactly like another? More on that later.
Here’s the card I created for this week’s sketch challenge:
Tips, Tricks and Reminders
- Party Wishes. When I first saw the 2016 Occasions Catalog, I was really excited about the super-fun Party Wishes stamp set. The sentiments in this set are fun, festive and fabulous. For today’s project I used “make a wish” and masked out all the confetti on the stamp with tape. I then added the six candles on top of the sentiment to make it adorably festive. Who doesn’t love to festoon a wish with candles?! These images look great stamped in Basic Black on this piece of Crushed Curry paper from It’s My Party Designer Series Paper Stack.
- Classy Color Combination. Even with so many gorgeous colors to choose from in the paper stack, it wasn’t a difficult decision for me to limit my colors to Basic Black, Crushed Curry and Whisper White. They just look so clean and crisp together. Who wouldn’t want to celebrate in style with these colors? If you like these colors, too, feel free to save this:
- Copycat? I was so happy with this card when I completed it last week. “What a unique card!” I said to myself as I finished it and snapped my pictures for this week’s post. So clean and simple, yet so unique. That’s when Kylie Bertucci’s blog post for the day rolled across my screen and I saw this: Dum, dum, dum. (that’s the dramatic music from a soap opera). Here’s what’s super-fun – we both created our cards independent of one another. We chose some of the same papers and maintained the same color scheme, and the cards look very similar. Since mine was for a challenge that was not live, I had to sit on mine for a week. Cards can look so similar when we are all using the same products – yet each one is so unique. Isn’t that crazy? I guess you could safely say Kylie has an AMAZING sense of style and makes INCREDIBLE cards. 🙂
Stamp Sets: Party Wishes Papers: It’s My Party Designer Series Paper Stack, Crushed Curry, Basic Black Inks: Archival Basic Black Accessories: 2-1/2″ Circle punch, Circles Collection Framelits, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you’ll pop over to the Global Design Project site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
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