Sunday, August 10, 2014

Tiddly Inks Design Team Call

Hi, friends!! Today, I'm very excited to share a card with you that I am submitting for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be selected for the Tiddly Inks Design Team.


For my design team project, I couldn't resist using the Light My Life image. It was the very first digi that I ever purchased from Tiddly Inks and it's still one of my top favorites. I will also enter this card in the current Tiddly Inks Challenge #138: Let's Hear it for the Boys and MarkerPop Challenge #49: Anything Goes.


I kept the color palette more masculine for the challenge by using navy, olive greens, and a kraft base. I created my own cloud background with distress inks.  The top two layers and the lighthouse itself are popped up to give the card dimension.



Glossy accents give the lens and windows a glassy look and only a hint of Stickles adds a glittery shimmer to the sea. I can just picture this quirky little lighthouse in real life! Come on... how cool would it be to live in your very own lighthouse?

I hope my project inspires you to put your name in for the design team call... or at least encourages you to play along with this week's challenge.  I had a lot of fun designing this card for you!

If you're not familiar with Tiddly Inks, you gotta check out the shop! You can even download some freebies or find a sweet deal in the bargain bin.  The wide variety of digital images and clear stamp sets are absolutely adorable!

Also, you can see the pin that inspired my design here. If you have a few minutes, you can check out my other Tiddly Inks project as well as others colored with Copics.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Products Used:

Copics:
B-32/34/37/39; C-00/1/3/5/7; E-23/25/27 (lighthouse, boat, dock)
YG-63/67 (grass)
E-50/53/55 (sand)
B-91/93 (water)

Cardstock: Night as Navy (Stampin' Up); Cryogen White (Curious Metallics); Kraft and Green Dots (from stash)
Ink: Night as Navy (Stampin' Up)
Stamps: Light My Life (Tiddly Inks - Digital); Small Phrases (Verve - Sentiment)
Dies: Circles (Spellbinders); Flag It Die Set (Verve)

11 comments:

  1. This is so cute, Love how you used the image and the little extras that you added. Glossy accents, and stickles. The dots and strips go perfect together.
    Hugs, Heide

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    1. Thanks, Heide! I had a great time putting this card together and just love how it turned out! Thanks for the feedback!!

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  2. A fabulous guy card and good luck with the DT call.
    Lorraine

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  3. oh wow! I do love this! love the circle aperture
    hugs Tiddly Inker Lou xxx

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    1. Thanks, Lou! Being selected for the design team would be such an honor. I'm definitely keeping all fingers crossed at the moment. I just recently started my Tiddly Inks collection but absolutely have fallen IN LOVE with them!

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  4. Oh my word Jennifer, this is absolutely fantastic! Great image for your first Tiddly Inks. So glad you linked it up for the Tiddly Inks Challenge and super goodluck on the DT call! :D

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    1. Thanks, Tabbatha! I really appreciate your comments. I just love this lighthouse image -- one of my all-time Tiddly Inks favorites… and I'm so glad I could use this card in the Challenge too. Can't wait to hear the results for both!! Keeping all fingers crossed at the moment!!

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  5. Gorgeous card Jennifer! Love the dots and your gorgeous coloring. Thanks for joining us at the Tiddly Inks challenge.

    Hugs,
    Larissa

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  6. Jen I'm SO glad to see that you and your talents made the DT for Tiddly Inks. I loved this card from the start! Well Done.

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    1. Thank you so much, Carolyn! I'm still in shock myself but very excited with what lies ahead. What an honor!! I can't wait to share my Tiddly Inks creations with everyone - more to come soon!! :)

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  7. I've been back to look at this card so many times since I first saw it. Can't tell you how much I love it. Thanks so much for joining us at Tiddly Inks ;)

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