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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Moxie Fab World Card Style Clean and Graphic Challenge

Do you ever have that sinking feeling that something might be wrong the second you wake up in the morning? I hope you don't have that feeling often if you know what I'm talking about. I checked my cell phone and the time display said 8:20 AM. (insert colorful explicatives) I usually LEAVE the house by 8 AM. I hate oversleeping. ::grumble::

Huh. Interesting. No Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger challenge today, but thankfully, the peeps over there didn't leave us challenge-less today. They, instead, had a Card Style Clean and Graphic Challenge: "the clean and graphic style is characterized by the utilization of white space, clean lines, and simple treatment of text. It is no-frills, bare-boned, modern, and hip." Ooo, this IS a challenge, especially the no-frills part. Anyway, this is what I came up with. I went against my creative instincts to reach for the rhinestones or ribbon, but I'm overall pleased with outcome. I think I need to brush up on my faux stitching skills because I don't think all of the stitches are even, but hey, practice makes perfect, right?

I encourage you to put your thinking caps on and create a "clean and graphic" card. Don't forget to share it on the Moxie Fab World site. There will be goodies for winners: "Two winning entries will be shown on this blog on Wednesday, August 4 and will receive an "I'm Moxie Fab" challenge winner button as well as a copy of Card Style magazine."

Card Specs:
Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Warm Red, Warm Green, StazOn in Jet Black
Stamp: Fiskars- Petals from Scratch (all)
Punch: We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper, Fiskars Threading Water border punch
Paper: American Crafts-Metropolitan
Other: Black Sharpie Ultra Fine Point marker
Foam adhesive: EK Success

6 comments :

AHadley said...

I love the color mix with that black scallop at the bottom. Very nice card!

Lea L. said...

This is very pretty! I love the color combo you used!! Great job with the Moxie Fab challenge!!

♥♥♥Lea

Sarah B. said...

Great colors! Clean, simple, and fresh... love it!

Danielle said...

This is really cute! I like how only one corner is rounded it adds a nice effect.

Dyche Designs said...

Pretty card, love the flower.

Cath said...

Hey Tina! Thanks for entering the Let's Do Clean & Graphic Card Style challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on the fun! :)

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