Sunday, April 6, 2008

Daring Cardmakers - Shrink to Fit


It's been a while since I participated in a creative challenge, but I managed to get a few cards made last night. Here's my card for Daring Cardmakers, where this week's challenge, set by Kathy, is as follows:


"You are allowed to cover no more than a 5x5cms area of your card with paper or embellishment - the rest of the card must be left plain. How you use those valuable cms is up to you. So you may choose to split up those cms to use around your card, or use them in a block or a line. It might help to cut a few 5x5cm squares then cut those up to work out good ways of using your allotment. Making your whole card a miniscule 5x5cms is NOT an option!! Lets have no cheating (I know what you lot are like.....),but because I'm feeling generous, I'm going to let you add a SIMPLE greeting as extra to your 5x5 allowance! :-)"


This was a tough challenge for me, as I'm still itching to do something to that yellow background, but sometimes simplicity is a good thing.

7 comments:

Beth said...

fab card, I love the pretty paper!

Cardmaking Galore said...

Very pretty indeed!

traciejane said...

gorgeous card, I love the pretty papers and ribbon :-)x

Anice said...

Ooohh I love the paper you have used! Great card, I found it hard too to leave space but it is definitely worth it sometimes!
Anice xx

Kathy said...

Hi Cheryl, good to see you playing with us again. What I love about this card is the way you've shown that just a piece of beautiful paper can be the star of the show - without needing loads of other pieces of paper to help it along.
Its perfect, and you've inspired me to try something similar

Dolly Mixtures said...

This looks great - the patterned paper works really well.

Mucky Pup said...

Beutiful card, love the colours on that paper!