OK, looks like it's going to be color challenge WEEK for me this week - I have 4 so far! I do really like the inclusion of gold in this one from Just Add Ink #239, though, very posh!
So, as the poster girl of sketch challenge addicts, I find color challenges tough. I almost ALWAYS pair them with a sketch, since in the heat of the moment, I tend to come up crickets, lol. Don't think I'm going to get that chance this week as much as I would like, since the stars seem to have aligned for everyone to be on their color rotations in my new challenge pursuits.
So here's a little secret: when I'm caught short, I will often make my own "custom" DSP, and use the color challenge to dictate what the background papers look like. That's sorta what happened today, except I've had this dang Striped Scallop Thinlet die sobbing on my desk for an embarrassing length of time. So I just played. And then dug out the wax paper, lol, and played some more. OK, so how cool is it that this die basically lets you make up your own interlocking puzzle pieces? In the end, I had to force myself to throw out all my little leftover bits and bobs - it was worse than the old Lattice die! I had originally intended the color placement to look more random, but somehow that didn't happen. Still love it, though!
Bloom With Hope (sentiment) & Work of Art (on envelope) Stamp Sets; Lost Lagoon, Very Vanilla & Early Espresso CS; Gold Foil Specialty CS; Striped Scallop Thinlet; Lost Lagoon, Early Espresso & Gold Encore Inks; 1/8" Gold Ribbon.
I'm so excited to invite everyone to this year's 24th Annual Holiday & Gift Show at Mountainview Presbyterian!
This year's show is scheduled for November 21, from 9 AM to 5 PM, and Saturday November 22 from 9 AM to 3 PM. Make sure to come early and get your cinnamon roll orders in!
I've also heard they have several exciting new vendors - I can't wait to see!
You can click here or on the picture to get your own flyer - see you there!
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