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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Keep In Touch - Whimsie Wednesday Challenge

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For the latest Whimsie Wednesday Challenge, Tobi, challenged our readers and fans to create a project with no colouring. I used Whimsie Doodles' NEW Telephone digital image to create this clean and simple card.

To add some color to the image, without using the 'banned' markers/pencils, I used some burgandy DMC floss. This color tied in the patterned paper and worked great for the heart, phone cord and to sew on the polka dotted banner. The center strip was embossed with a textile folder and the image was adhered to the card with foam tape.

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Just the details… (1) Filled the center of the heart with stitching and followed the phone cord with a running stitch, (2) Used a light tan ink to bring out the embossing on the ivory cardstock strip, (3) stitched the banner strip under 'touch' to bring that word out a bit more.

Challenges used for this card:
Whimsie Doodles - No Colouring

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Digital Stamps:Whimsie Doodles (Telephone); Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye (Stella & Rose - Mabel); Cardstock: Neenah (Solar White, Ivory), Wausau (Kraft); Ink: Laser Printer, Memento (Desert Sand); Floss: DMC (221); Die Cut: Spellbinders (Labels 11); Embossing: Cuttlebug (Textile)