Three challenges

Just like buses, nothing for ages then suddenly you get a few posts, lol.  I finished these over the last few days but haven’t had chance to photograph them, partly due to lack of light!
The first one is for the One Layer Wednesday challenge, which is to use nothing but a Greetings stamp on two cards, using different colours or placement. Just sneaking in by the skin of my teeth on this one, even though I had hoped to take part earlier in the week!
My first one is embossed in glitter gold EP on champagne pearlescent card.
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The second one obviously uses the same stamp, but this time it’s embossed with Pearl Gold EP on a cream 6×4 card. Hard to photograph in this grey light.

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I confess that I find these a bit too stark and will emboss lines above and below before I use them, perhaps even layering them onto other card bases – we’ll see.
My second challenge is for Less is More, which this week is to use green.  The KCUK challenge this month is to make a Christmas card in white and one other colour, so this is also for that challenge. You can’t really see it but the lines above and below the trees (Hero Arts) are dry embossed to add interest and the stripes of green card are just above.  I originally cut these thinner but had to do it again and cut them a bit thick – shame, really cos they looked better.
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The last one is another card for the white and one colour challenge.  I’ve got a bit of a green thing going on at the moment, for some reason. Most of these are Stampington stamps but the swirl that I stamped on the border (in Ranger Pearl Acrylic) is Inkadinkado and the postmarks are Simple Expressions stamps.
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Looks as if the corner was caught a bit there – oops!
I have some blog candy to offer but won’t post it with these, in case I lose track – I’ll be back with that and tomorrow I’ll be posting my first Visiting Artist Challenge project, although I’m working, so it will be later in the day.
Thanks for looking.  Cath x
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19 thoughts on “Three challenges

  1. Hi Cath, These OLW cards are a bit of a challenge but you nailed it, what a great sentiment. You don't need anything else:0) Two more cards, green and trees, love both but the bottom one is just wonderful and my favourite, great stamping, Gay xxx

  2. Hmmm. Not sure if my last comment got through. The short of it was that I love how easily you slip from one creative style into another. And that I adore the elegance of the gold sentiment on white card. Gorgeous! Px

  3. Love all your cards! The ones for the OLW, though, are my favorites…that stamp is gorgeous and certainly can stand alone (although of course you are allowed to feel differently, LOL!!!)Thanks for playing the challenge!

  4. What a brilliant array of cards Cath! I love them all but (and this is quite a surprise to me because I'm more of a CAS girl really!) the last one is my favourite. I really like the layered stamping. Vx

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