September 05, 2009

New BasicGrey Challenge # 3, an inspirational photo....Thank you!!!!

Well, crafty friends can you believe it's Saturday already!? I'm sooooo in need of some R&R and will try to get some over the course of this long weekend (here in Canada) as Monday is Labour Day! I have had a crazy week and a very frustrating week, let me tell ya! My computer went wonky on Monday night!!! I came home from work, turned it on and got the black screen of death that said some major windows file was corrupted or missing....aaakkkk!!!!! It has been quite the ordeal getting it all sorted out but I believe things are back to normal for the most part now! Just a friendly word of advice....go back up your files, my friend! Luckily, I have a great little backup device called a Clickfree and it has been a real life saver!

Well on to happy news....we have another great challenge for you at BasicGrey Challenges so I hope you can join in, at some point...over the next two weeks! Martine has picked this great photo for you to use as inspiration for you creation(s)! You can draw you inspiration from the colours, patterns or any element in the photo! Remember to use at least one BasicGrey product on your creation, and you good to go! Oh and make sure you check out the stunning creations of the BG DT....they are sure to inspire!

I just love the colours and design of this room...very comfy and homey feeling!

So for my card I used white Bazzill Swiss Dots cardstock and made a 6x6 card base. I had to restrain myself from inking all the edges of my paper with Chestnut Roan ink,lol! I wanted to go for the fresh crisp design of this room in the photo.

I used Basicgrey Urban Prairie (the green pattern) and Lemonade (yellow solid) papers! I stamped Tilda on Neenah paper with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and coloured her in with my Copics. I cut her out with my Oval Nesties using the "Out of the box technique"! I cut the Scalloped Nestie in White Bazzill Swiss Dots.

I added some white tulle as I wanted to capture the soft, sheerness of the curtains in the photo and I added the green cotton lace to capture the comfy feeling of this room. To finish it off I added a few Prima flowers and some Angel Wings Shimmerz to them! The sentiment is a QK rub-on and the tag and photo corner are QK dies.

Well, there you have it another BG Challenge! I am really looking forward to seeing what you all come up with!

Thanks for stopping by and for all the awesome comments and awards that I have may take me a bit to get to your blog or to post your award as the computer problems has set me back a bit...but I will do as soon as I can, smile!

Have a great weekend and or long weekend to all my crafty Canadian friends!



daisy said...

not so good news about you'r pc, but hope it has all been sorted, because i've missed you'r creations! love you'r cards, and style


Brocéliane said...

goorgeous card Tara, as always :)

Tracey said...

This is beautiful, gorgeous, stunning Tara! Love it!!

I hope you are enjoying your Labour Day weekend! xx

Fern said...

Wow, wow, wow Tara... your card is STUNNING! I just love the colour combo-so fresh, and the detail is beautiful! Amazing colouring.

Fern xx

Ps. I've moved Blogs!

scrapnnMO said...

WOWzer what a STUNNING card Tara! Love the beautiful colors and your details are out of this world! :)

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Kim Piggott said...

Oh no what a nightmare!
So glad that you had everything backed up!
I jut love your card to pieces!
Such beautiful colouring and your paper and detail is gorgeous!
Stunning card!
kim x

maxine said...

wow wow wow fantastic

Georgia said...

This is absolutely stunning Tara! The layout is fantastic and I love the gorgeous image and lace, it looks so pretty! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Georgia said...

This is absolutely stunning Tara! The layout is fantastic and I love the gorgeous image and lace, it looks so pretty! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Tara,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Paula said...

Your card is very beautiful and nice colors.
Have a nice labour day.
Hugs Paula.

Tara said...

This is so pretty T and I think you used the picture beautifully! It's given us all another taste of Summer before the cold sets in and I think the tulle gives it such a delcate feel too!
Big hugs, T xx

Kelly Schelske said...

So very pretty Tara! Love the soft feel and the tulle is such a great addition!

Hugs, K

Rica said...

Hi you - glad you've got all your computer problems sorted.
Fab card, fantastic papers and image and I just love that tulle and the lace - perfect.
hugs Heather xx

Juls said...

this is just gorgeous!! love the DP and the lace detail is just gorgeous!

TaraG said...
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kim-paperbabe said...

This is gorgeous Tara the colours and image is so summery, love all the details!!! so pleased you've got your computer sorted. HuGs Kim :)


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