Jen Wills (Guest Creative Team member)
This month's theme is "Fall and Spring" (since it's fall here and spring for some of my Print Candee teammates in Australia). I saw some beautiful mums in the Print Candee store that were so inspiring, and here's the first card I came up with:
Aren't they gorgeous? The mums stamp is "14 Chocolate Flower Blossom Motifs" from Life is Groovy. All I did was layer them in Photoshop and added my own sentiment. ETA: The font is Chanel from dafont.com. It only took me about 15 minutes to get the card base done (well, maybe 20, but that's only because I was fiddling with the font). I printed the image on PTI Rustic Cream and added some bling from Prima and twine from May Arts--easy as pie.
I always seem to use colored images (or colored inks) on white or cream, but I I decided to see what the images would look like on other cardstock bases. First up, I tried the image on kraft:
Hmmm....more subtle. I also tried dark brown (it had a Versamark-like look) and pink (pretty, but peach would have been better). Finally, I made a card set using ecru-colored textured Bazzill. I changed up the sentiments and otherwise kept them super simple:
As part of the hop, Print Candee is offering three giveaways: two $10 gift certificates to the Print Candee store and one $15 gift certificate to Two Peas in a Bucket. For a chance to win, leave a comment. The more comments you leave along the way, the more chances to win. Plus, there will be a prize drawn just from the Print Candee blog, so be sure to visit their blog! You have until 11:59 EST on Saturday, October 29th to leave a comment for the prizes.
Have a wonderful rest of the day. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit! Next up in the hop is Marion.