Friday, February 15, 2013

Bonjour

This is a new design created for the brand new Unity Stamp Company {be inspired} Challenge. This design is filled with lots of their fabulous stamped images.


The front includes "Bonjour" and the inside includes the sentiment "Good Day Sunshine"....


The challenge is to use a card inspired sketch, color inspired photo and/or layout inspired sketch (or a combination).  I chose to use the card sketch and incorporate the color inspiration as well.  


This is the first time entering into a challenge of this type, for me.  It sure was a lot of fun creating with these amazing stamps, sketch and colors.

For my card, I wanted a soft typed print background with the Paris Eiffel Tower as the focal point.  I added flourishes (from a Unity grab bag), Bonjour and a lace trim.  The inside sentiment was also from the same grab bag.  I wanted just a peek of red and turquoise to keep the vintage feel of this design.  A hint of yellow gold is in the typed print, pearls and inside panel.  There is added dimension to the tower panel.

Tools used include:

From Unity Stamp Co: 
Ooh La La
Giving it all Meaning
Straight Laced
Grab bag flourish and inside sentiment

Thanks for visiting. I would love for you to comment and follow my crafty blog while you're here.  Have a great day.

11 comments:

  1. I LOVE THIS! WOW! SO PRETTY! Thanks so much for participating in the UNITY {be inspired} CHALLENGE - SO MUCH fun to see how our stamps are all used! :)

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  2. Oh how pretty, love that little bit of lace. Thanks so much for sharing your Unity art in the Unity {be inspired} Challenge.

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  3. Gaylyn, this card makes me want to go to Paris!!! Love your take on the sketch and the colors you have used.

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  4. Stunning card and design!!! You really ROCKED that challenge!!!

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  5. So lovely! a beautiful, vintage inspired card!

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  6. Gorgeous!! I love how you used the lace stamp image!! Thanks so much for participating:)

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  7. This is beautiful, Gaylynn! Good luck with the challenge; it's a winner in my book!

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  8. Hi Gaylynn!Great take on the challenge even if it is your first one of this kind! I love the text in the background and the peep of that lace stamp! Thanks for coming by my blog earlier!

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  9. What a beautiful card. I might be biased.... I love anything Paris ;)
    Thanks for your sweet comment on my LO

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  10. this is awesome, luv anything to do with Paris..sweeeet...hope you have a fabby day!

    enjoy *~*

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Thanks for visiting. :) Gaylynn