Friday, May 19, 2023

Guest Designer: Countryside Thoughts

Bonus blog post!  I am honored to be the guest designer at As You See It Challenges today!  This time around it's a recipe challenge, take a look:

As soon as I saw "flowers" and "shades of blue", I thought of the Countryside Inn DSP which I haven't played with a lot yet, so of course that was my first pick for my card.  Here's what I made:

I started by cutting out the white frame with the Deckled Rectangles dies, and then used different sizes of the same dies for other elements on the card front.  Luckily I have some Night of Navy ribbon that looks great with the patterned paper, and I tied that around my frame.  So I had all of the background elements picked out, and then had to think for a bit about what to use for the main image and sentiment.  I landed on Nature's Prints, because it's always fun to play with that one and I thought it went well with the DSP.

I hope you'll join in the fun at As You See It Challenges, and thanks again to the AYSI team for inviting me to play along as a guest designer.  I'll be back in a couple of months once my new craft room is set up after the move.  Cheers!

Supplies, all SU!
Stamps:  Nature's Prints
Ink:  Versamark, Night of Navy
Paper:  Night of Navy, Misty Moonlight, Boho Blue, Thick Basic White, Countryside Inn DSP
Accessories:  Night of Navy bordered ribbon, white EP, Deckled Rectangles dies, Milky Dots, Dimensionals


Heather said...

Beautiful, Christy! I have been using the heck out of this DSP - it's just wonderful. Love your design for our recipe - perfect! You're a great cook! Thanks so much for guesting with us at As You See It!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Decided - I NEED this DSP Christy! Your card is so pretty, a wonderful collection of blues and your Sun Prints flower co-ordinates perfectly. So thrilled to have you join us as Guest Designer this week!

Jan Clothier said...

Thanks so much for guesting with us, Christy. This paper is absolutely made for this challenge - whoever came up with it back last December must have been a mind-reader of the new catalogue! Your card is so pretty. I really like the way your frame is skewed - it adds some zing to the design.

Deborah Wheeler said...

Beautiful card, Christy - love the way you've interpreted my recipe. Great to have you guesting with us at AYSI