Blogger’s Challenge Week 20 – Use Photos or Magazines on Your Cards

This week’s blogger’s challenge was to use photos or magazine pictures on our cards.  Well, of course, as soon as I read "photos" I instantly thought of using a picture of my two granddaughters, Brianna, and Kristen.  This picture was taken this past spring-and a rarity-the two agreed to dress alike!  I don’t know how their mother, Missy, and I talked them into it, but they went along with the idea.  I must have bribed them…nonetheless, the photos turned out great, and they and the photographer had a blast. 

When I printed out the picture to use on the card, I use a special effect called "chalk" and used a Nestability to die cut the printed Basic Grey paper and the photo.  I ran Stampin’ Up!® Whisper White card stock through my Cuttlebug after spraying the card stock and the inside of the embossing folder with Glimmer Mist.  I antiqued the edges of all with Distress Vintage Photo ink from Ranger Industries.  I’m not sure the source of the charm or the ribbon…couldn’t even venture a guess…let’s just say it’s from my "stash."

Bloggerschallenge20 This is the "real"photo:

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Thanks for looking!

Comments

  1. This is lovely. I really like the Glimmer Mist that you used to create this card. It just seems to shimmer with elegance.

  2. I think your project turned out great. Love all the rich colors.

  3. Really cute layout. I like how you altered the photo!

  4. Great job, I love the way the picture turned out on this!

  5. it turned out nice – I love the background!

  6. Great job on the challenge. I love it.

  7. Awe! How sweet are they? Love the colors and that hanging tag.

  8. Ah! Your grand-daughters look so sweet! 🙂 I love all the different textures!

  9. Great picture of your granddaughters – love how you did the special effects!!

  10. Great job Anita! I love the chalk effect you added to the picture.

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