Monday, January 5, 2015

Heart 2 Heart Challenge - Something Old, Something New

I am honoured to have been selected to be on the Heart 2 Heart Design Team! The first challenge of the new year is Something Old, Something New. It is to use something old in a new way OR to pair something old with something new. I did a little bit of both in my artwork. 

I used the old Rhinestone Brads and the Bling Pins to dress up my card. I chose to colour both items using our new ShinHan markers, so I used each of these items with a new product. However, I also used each of them in a sort of new way as they are used a little bit differently than normal by adding colour to them. I have to say that this is the HEAVIEST card imaginable! I can't imagine putting postage on it, so I think it will given to someone local! 


Come and play with our challenge this week at Heart 2 Heart and have some fun! 

Products used are all Close To My Heart:

Paper: Heartstrings Paper Pack, White Daisy Cardstock, Ruby Cardstock, Crystal Blue Cardstock
Stamps: None
Inks: None
Accessories: Art Philosophy Cartridge, Artiste Cartridge, Artbooking Cartridge, Foam Tape, Bling Gems, Rhinestone Brads, ShinHan Markers (Cherry Pink, Carmine, Peacock Green)

Enjoy, 
Alyson

5 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness I love this! I didn't recognize the Bling Pins and Rhinestone Brads at first! I love what you've done with them! Genius! OK, I've used too many exclamation points, but this is a really sharp-looking card. Congratulations on being a new designer. -- Cynthia

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  2. I can imagine how heavy that could be. Thanks for the ideas to use up my old brads

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  3. I have a few of these little gems somewhere in my "studio"...that was back before we had a girl in the house (had only the 3 boys 'till about 2 years ago). I'll have to dig 'em out and color 'em up! Welcome to the H2H Team, Alyson...can't wait to see what else you have up your sleeve!

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  4. Great card, Alyson! I love those rhinestone brads - was so sad when they retired. But they look so good with the added color. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  5. This is such a pretty, sassy card, and I love all that coloured bling!

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