Tuesday Taggers – Step out of your Comfort Zone

Well, I’m sure it won’t look like it but it’s taken me all afternoon to make these VERY clean and simple cards – well out of my comfort zone – I don’t do clean and simple, or very rarely.  I’m sure most people would do these in half an hour – at the most – but I really struggled.

I use the Penny Black flowers a lot and, occasionally, in this way, with felt tip pens – but the Stampendous flowers were done with paper piecing and silver embossing AND it’s layered on silver mirror card,  which I’ve probably had for about 8 years.  I find it much, much easier to work with colour.  I didn’t think I was a ‘more is more’ type of person, but perhaps I am?

cas 1

The pink paper (Scrapbook paper for the blooms themselves) really IS pink – not this deeper colour you can see here.  Got a new scanner, so I obviously need to fine tune it – way too many options on it…

cas 2


11 thoughts on “Tuesday Taggers – Step out of your Comfort Zone

  1. Cath, they are lovely! Thanks so much for stepping out of your comfort zone with us at TT this week, and thanks also for the wonderful comment you left for me too x

  2. Hmmmm if I think abt simple I think I hardly ever do it. I have to have some flower or ribbon. Thanks stepping out of yr confort zone with TThugsIldiko

  3. Hi Cath and thankyou for playing at Tuesday Taggers this week. I toostruggle with anything clean and simple, or cute and flowery come to that, but you have made a great job of these.Bee xx

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