Wednesday, 21 October 2009
It's challenge time at My Grafico and this week we've gone retro with a fun digi set of vintage appliances which you can buy here. If you'd like to win this set there are two challenges on the blog, one a colour challenge, the other a sketch and you can enter either or both.
The theme at the Simon Says Challenge this week is Get Well Soon and was published just as I was getting ready to post this. Couldn't resist entering, I think this is a really fun Get Well card. I'm trying to decide whether or not to send it to my Post Pal, usually we're asked not to put things like "get well soon" on their cards because their illness is likely to be so serious, but I thought this might make her smile... What do you think? I'd like to interrupt my blog post with a quick commercial for Post Pals here :) If you're a cardmaker please think about looking at their site and sending off a few cards to brighten the day for an ill child who may be undergoing treatment for cancer, leukaemia, any of the life threatening illnesses.
I've taken a slight liberty with the sketch and made it into a pop-up card, after all what could be more appropriate for an image of a toaster? :0). Image is coloured with Copics in that vintage appliance blue and the words use a free font download, they are also coloured with Copics. The images are edged with China Blue Distress Ink and matted onto navy. The papers on the pop-up part of the card were free ones that came with a magazine and I've stamped swirls from a Personal Impressions stamp set around the edge of the main card in the same China Blue.