It is Sunday, which makes it time for a new challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations. This week we are sporting a color challenge, looking for designs whipped up with the colors forest, papaya, and eggplant.
And on a side note, who doesn’t want one of those beautiful little cupcakes? Yum.
This week we are sponsored by Newtons Nooks who is offering one random participant this week $25 in store credit.
This week I found myself a little stuck in the muck of design. I just couldn’t come up with a something that I even liked. I don’t know if it was due to the dark colors, or just over thinking things, but for once I tossed a bunch of work into the bin. This one came close, but ended up on the cutting room floor when I just simply messed it up over inking the paper.
In the end I went back to basics. I just KISSed it…as in ‘keep it simple, stupid’. I colored in a sweet little Newton stamp from the Boo Crew with my copics, and fussy cut him out. Then I snagged a bit of dark purple card stock and trimmed it up. I didn’t cut it even, so I went with it, and really cut it uneven. Then I snagged some dark green halloween printed paper, that just happened to have some orange with in it and placed it under the whole assembly.
Once again I thought I had just mucked up another design…but I was too tired to start over. So I tried something. I grabbed my Versamark and white embossing powder and started embossing candy onto the purple card stock. I worked. It made the card settle in a way that I liked. I would have been easier to emboss everything had the card not already been assembled, but in the end, I liked the results.
Take a few minutes and pop on over to the blogs of the other design time Sweeties to see how cute their designs are this week. It is a super diverse group of work this week.
Ek (that’s me)