Friday, August 22, 2014

VC Rocks August Blog Hop

Wow! I can't believe how long it's been since I've blogged. So nice to be back, especially today as we're having our final VC Rocks blog hop of the season. For our final hop, we're Rockin' Our Creativity with projects that give  Stampin Up Colours the starring role. I love the One Sheet Wonder Technique, and I decided it would be a great way to creatively use a range of SU colours.

I got 4 cards made. I ended up veering away from the template I found because I did something wrong. Either way, I'm relatively happy how the cards turned out.

Although the set I used, Betsy's Blossoms, retired in June the wonderful thing about the OSW technique is it works with such a wide variety of stamps. I got my colours from the Gingham Garden DSP I used. What surprised me the most is how much I liked the Island Indigo/Midnight Muse combo. I find that the trick is to choose your DSP first, and then look for stamps that go well with it. And when you choose the DSP first, you can use it as the guide to what colour inks to use.

I know there are a a variety of other great projects for you to see, so hop on over to the VC Rocks site to see the list of other participants! You'll find links to the other blogs there. I'll be back with more cards next week; I was at a crop tonight and I got about 6  more made.

Card Details:
Cardstock: Whisper White, Melon Mambo
Ink: Island Indigo, Midnight Muse, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Old Olive
Stamps: Betsy's Blossoms, Sassy Salutations


Patrice Herrera said...

Hi Tiana, I am so glad you are back blogging! It is so good for the soul lol. OSW are a great technique that is for sure. Isn't it interesting how a part of the background could make a cute focal image like that pretty blue bird!
Your cards are lovely.

Jackie Watson said...

Love your card, lots of beautiful colors.

Robin Messenheimer / Robin's Craft Room said...

What a fun way to use the OSW technique! Love the colors - and welcome back to the blogosphere!

Terri T. said...

Great technique to show off our colors. Very nice cards & ideas.

Cynthia Ferenz said...

Great tips! Love one sheet wonders, yet I rarely do them, go figure. TFS!

Mary Grauel said...

Love your OSW cards.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Nice cards!

Just Me said...

Love your cards. Specially the first on. I'm going to have to try the OSW and your technique of finding my DSP first.

Margaret said...

Lovely cards. The colors are so pretty and vibrant. Glad to have you back blogging again!