Monday, 1 January 2018

House of Cards January Challenge

Welcome to the House of Cards January Challenge!
Happy New Year!!
 The current challenge is
Mixed Media and/or Colours




What a pretty colour swatch!!

I made two cards inspired by this theme:



Both started with a green card base, sections of pink card and a background made with Brushos through a stencil.




I used the Brushos and stencil technique on the following video - on today's cards I just used the basic backgrounds without the extra embossing.

The leaf stencil is from Craftstash

the stag stencil is from funky fossil




The first card has a layer of pink card then the background trimmed to size.


'Happy' is a Tonic stencil cut with the first layer in pink and then the top layer in more of the background.



The second card features a Tim Holtz tag die cut in pink with red ribbon.



'Enjoy' is a Tonic die and the other dies are from an unnamed set - all cut from some of the Brusho background.





Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! Do take a look at the fabulous inspiration from the rest of the team!



I prefer the first card, my daughter prefers the second - which do you prefer?



11 comments:

  1. Susan, these are so fun and fabulous! What a great technique! Sending hugs and wishes for a wonderful 2018! Mynn xx

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    1. Thank you Mynn! Happy New Year to you too!

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  2. Love the vibrant colours on these designs and the fab effect from the brushos! Those scribble dies are on my wish list. Thanks too for using my stencil x

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    1. I love your stag stencil, Sarah - I have now added the link above - I am really sorry that I omitted it when I was writing this post. It was on the original post of this video https://susanrenshaw0404.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/happy-little-stampers-video-using.html

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  3. What beautiful and cheerful designs! Best wishes for 2018! HOC teammie Donna

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  4. Good cards for a cold day.
    The colors and bright and warming.
    thanks for sharing.

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  5. Beautiful cards, Susan
    Hugs,
    Em, HOC teamie

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  6. Great use of the negative stenciling, Brusho are fab aren't they.

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  7. wonderful background, beautiful colors
    Happy New Year, all the best for 2018

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  8. This is really bright and fresh! I love all this color!Have an amazing 2018, filled with blessings and happiness!
    Take care!
    Michele

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