Sunday, March 21, 2010
Truth About Purple...& Lace
I don't really like the color purple. I find it hard to work with. It may stem from growing up as an identical twin, as I always chose pink, my sister purple. Maybe it is because I have two boys now and nothing around is purple to convince me to like it. I agree with Kim Hughes: Purple. "It's pretty... well, that's all I have to say about it." I also pulled out lace for the Caardvarks Lacy Days Challenge. I feel the exact same way about lace as I do purple. Even though my preference isn't to pull out purple paper products and lace, I still did and had just a teensy bit of fun doing it (ok, making any kind of card is fun...) For this card, I first cut a circle from the front, layered the scalloped lace behind it and then stitched the two together. To cover the mess from the inside, I adhered a white panel, that showcased the lacy texture nicely, I think. I then added the lace border, pearls and buttons to contradict/compliment (can work either way) the frilly-ness of the lace. For the sentiment, I colored chipboard with black and added Glossy Accents to match the pearls.
Supplies Used: SU Vintage Violet, Whisper White and Pale Plum Cardstock, Lil' Davis Designs Stripped Chip Alphabet Playtime, Lace by Offray, CM Circle Cutting System, Queen & Co. Pearls in Nightfall, Ranger Glossy Accents, SU Basic Black Marker, Button (no source), DMC Floss, Thread
This is my second post for today, if you have time to check out my two other cards for Kim's challenge, please do!