Thursday, June 18, 2009

Divine Diva Inspiration Challenge #6

Wow, here we are at week 6! I hope you'll come and play - I think we have a fabulous challenge for you today. I found this photograph at Dandelion Ranch and just loved the colors and dramatic style of it. I combined my card with SCS sketch challenge #232 - a very cool layout.

I kept the background white to imitate the inspiration piece. My other colors are riding hood red, basic black, and kiwi kiss. I got my preview order from the new catalog and decided that Razzle Dazzle was the perfect set for this challenge.

For the center panel I first stamped the image in kiwi then in red, cutting out parts of the image to lay on top of the kiwi. I had to have green leaves, of course! I'm really excited that the new In Colors come in markers - if only they would go back and make them for the past ICs too... Anyway, I also colored over some of the kiwi with black marker. I should have just colored over the ink on the stamp, but by the time I thought of that it was already too late! (I don't know why my kiwi looks so washed out in the photo - it's a new camera and that's what I got!)

The small squares also use a stamp from Razzle Dazzle, and I layered all the squares with Nestabilities. I added a strip of DP from the Bella Rose pack, some kiwi ribbon, and a sentiment that comes from the new level 3 hostess set Kind & Caring Thoughts. I really love how it turned out - I think this is going to be a favorite set of mine from the new catalog.

Be sure to check out the cards made by all the Divine Divas for this challenge!






Hope you are inspired to come and play along. Just leave a comment here with a link to your card. We can't wait to see what you create! The keyword for uploading on SCS will be DDIC6. Have fun and look for the next challenge on July 2!


Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Wow, Lori! This is so pretty! I love the drama of it. Perfect colors and the ribbon really ties (no pun intended) everything together.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is gorgeous Lori!!! Love the Razzle Dazzle image!! That is on my wish list now!! Great use of that fab sketch!! Love how the ribbon brings it all together!! Love the color combo which matches the inspiration perfectly!! Hope you are having a good time away!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow wow Lori that inspirational picture is in my dreams lol...when I win the lottery....I am going to have a place like that.....but by then I will be to old to enjoy it lol. Your card is absolutely stunning wow how can anyone follow that beautiful piece of work.

Lorraine x

Me, My Stamps and I said...

Undeniably beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!wonderful design elements that capture the IC.

Darlene said...


pam124 said...

Wow, Loris, your card is GORGEOUS and this inspiration room is fantastic!!! Hope I get a chance to play. My printer is not working, so I can't print it out to look at constantly before I put my creative juices to work. But, I will try to upload something!!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Keri Brown said...

this is just beautiful. i love you layout for this card and i love the simplicity of the card even though the layout is more elaborate... GREAT JOB!!!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi Lori, I love your card again this week, it is stunning, I have made an ATC for this one. Love the house for the inspiration, mine is never that tidy! 2 kids see to that. LOL
here is mine, thanks for looking.

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Lori I didn't think I would have time to do this one but I made time and the card I made is on my blog. The photo is fab.
Here is mine I do hope the link works.
Lorraine x

Susie Sugar said...
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Susie Sugar said...

Great Challenge and fantastic blog I look forward to joining in again
Wonderful DT cards as well
Love Susie xx
here is my card

Anonymous said...

Love the challenge---looked at everyone's--might have to grab a retiring set and play along too!

Anonymous said...

Yup, I was able to come up with something --it was fun to be able to play along, Thanks for another great project!

pam124 said...

Lori, believe it or not, I got to the inspirational challenge. LOVE the inspirational room. I had so much fun with this. Here's my card based on the room:

Can't wait for the next challenge!!!