Monday, July 25, 2016

Stampin' Up! Thoughtful Branches

Have you ever stepped out of your comfort zone?  Sometimes it's a challenge and at other times it's easy isn't it?  Well, today I'm playing with my new stamp set bundle (not a challenge OR out of my comfort zone teehee), and I've created my card to enter into a few challenges.  

If you know me, you'll know I'm NOT a pink girl (hence the jump a loooooong way out of my comfort zone!!), and I'm also more of a collage, vintage, earthy type stamper.......
Sooooo, this card is a challenge in MANY ways for me!!  

In the end, I like this card (even with the Melon Mambo pops!!), and I hope you do too!!
I've tried a neat little trick by 'tying' my ribbon together using washi tape - what do you think?

Be sure to head on over to each of these challenges - there are some wonderful cards to inspire you!!  Each of the graphics has a link to send you there - so make sure you check them out!!

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  1. Way to go on stepping out of your comfort zone! I love the colors you've used, and those silver leaves are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  2. Such a wonderful combination of prints! I think this "pop of pink" shows you are becoming a pink girl!! Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  3. This is gorgeous, Julia! Loving the little touches of melon mambo and those leaves die cut out of smoky slate look amazing. Another fabulous creation with this set is tipping me over the edge to get it. LOL! Thanks for playing along this week and I hope we see you again next week at TGIF Challenges. Rochelle xo

  4. Such a clean layout and beautiful colors. Thank-you for taking the TGIF Challenge!

  5. I'm so with you on the pink - which is exactly why i didn't enter last week's GDP challenge! Glad you played along tho so we could see your pretty card! Hope to see you playing again at TGIF!


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