4.13.2010

Jacksonbelle Tuesday Challenge - Taxes!

Hi everyone! It's super dreary here today and looks like it's going to rain at any moment, so I thought I'd give myself a little faux sunshine with a super bright color palette! :)

This card was created for today's Jacksonbelle Embellishments Challenge. Our challenge was to create a card using taxes as our inspiration... LOL, I can only speak for myself, but the thought of taxes nearly killed my mojo. Ha! :) I ended up using Pink Paislee green patterned paper as one of the main elements in my card, since green represents moolah. :) I also used some fun ledger paper with little graph paper circles... Sort of office-ish. LOL

Check out the other DT girls for more tax inspiration!

Amy Tsuruta
Dawn Lusk
Heather Lee-Reppen
Jill Dunn
Julie Lacey
Lindsey Botkin
Lynda Benden
Pam Varnell
Shemaine Smith
Stephanie Severin
Tobi Crawford
Windy Robinson

Want to play along with us? Just upload a project to your blog or SCS gallery (using JBE101 as your keyword), and leave a comment on the Jacksonbelle blog with a link to your card.

Instructions:
  • Create 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" turquoise card base and adhere patterned paper to front.
  • Use Corner Chomp to round upper right corner.
  • Apply small strip of patterned paper to card base, then ruffle turquoise ribbon.  Adhere bow.
  • Stamp sentiment in black ink.
  • Stamp three flowers, color with Copics and cut out.
  • Attach flowers to card base with pop dots, and flower to ribbon with Scor-Tape.
  • Embellish with black rhinestones.

Supplies:
Stamps - Thank You Sentiments (Hero Arts), Color Me Flowers (Hero Arts)
Paper - Pink Paislee, Stamper's Select White
Ink - Memento Black, Copics
Miscellaneous - Hawaiian Shores Grosgrain, KaiserCraft Black Rhinestones, Corner Chomp

20 comments:

  1. sooo cute Heather...love the pops of black!

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  2. This is wonderful Heather! Love how you've been scrunching your ribbon! :)

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  3. Okay Heather--I'd love you to do a tutorial on that ribbon treatment! It's simply gorgeous!

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  4. Love the bright colors. Good idea to use green to represent money.

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  5. This is DARLING! What a fun take on taxes!!! Ditto on the request for a tutorial regarding the ribbon treatment. It looks AWESOME!

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  6. This is so beautiful Heather. Love the colors.

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  7. So beautiful!! Love your ribbon treatment and the color combo you've used.

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  8. LOVE what you did with that gorgeous ribbon, Heather!

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  9. This is darling Heather! I love the bright, cheery colors!! Made me forget, temporarily, about the tax theme!!! LOLOLOL!!!

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  10. love it! that ribbon is AWEsome!!!

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  11. Taxes would kill my mojo also! You did a great job on the card though! You are too funny!
    Brandi

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  12. This is so pretty...I just love the ruffled ribbon. I would love if you would show us how you do this so beautifully one day!! :)

    ♥♥♥Lea

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  13. Yikes! What a challenge! I love the ledger paper - and the gathered ribbon (I need to work on this technique). Great card!

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  14. TAXES??? Inspiring???? I think you did an amazing job! Your ribbon is totally gorgeous and your colour combo absolutely sings!

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  15. A tip of the hat to you for creating such a bright beautiful card from "taxes"--not a pleasant thought in our home.

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  16. Everytime I see your ruffled ribbon it makes me smile!! I'd love to know how you do it! Thanks for never-ending inspiration on your site!!

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  17. So Cute! As usual, lovin' the gathered ribbon!

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  18. So pretty! I LOVE how you did the ribbon! I've got to try that. It's so ruffle-y fabulous! Just GORGEOUS!

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  19. love love love your cards!! i really like your style and i find your artwork inspiring!!

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