OMG!! What a nightmare!! We really do apologise for the mayhem during the last challenge. I was so looking forward to seeing all your lovely sunshine, but the Linky thing just wouldn't play! Some days it was there, some days it wasn't, then it just gave up all together. Rach had to set up a different linky during the second week of the challenge, and hopefully we won't have this problem again.
Any hoo, this week we got to play with some stunning images from Delicious Doodles. I chose to use shades of blue (I know! I'm getting help, honest, but I love blue :D )
I used Tim Holtz distress stickles for a subtle shimmer on the centres of the lillies, and used promarkers to colour match the peel offs. I also embossed the bottom section of the card with an embossing folder to add interest without making it over fussy.
A helpful thing to do when deciding on what colour to choose, is to start with a background paper(mine is from Paper Artsy Rum n Raisin collection), then colour your images to match. I find it easier to stick to a rigid palette that way.
Delicious Doodles are kindly donating 3 images of choice for the winner of this challenge, and 1 each for the Top3 :D
So fingers crossed, and don't forget we are building up to our Easter Hop, so be sure to give it a mention for a chance to win some extra candy for your stash.
Challenges I am entering are;
Flutter By Wednesdays#145 Photo Inspiration( I used shades of blue from sky+clouds and close up flowers as focal point)
Totally Paper Crafts#57 Shaped Card(cut around lillies, background paper inside card)
Cute Card Thursday#155 Happy Birthday(extra option "3rd")