Friday, September 19, 2008

Swedish Style Trouble

How fun is this!!!!! There is a great challenge over at the Starving Artistamps Blog called Swedish Collage Style! What is that anyway, you may ask...well, there are a ton of fabulously talented Swedish card artists who have developed this very distinctive style and I love it!

The characteristics of the style are simple:
  1. Cards are square
  2. A BOLD mix of patterned papers is used
  3. Any language Chipboard Letters, title, buttons, staples are incorporated into the design
  4. COLOR Galore!! and it must be BOLD! No brown allowed, no distressing, just pure color!

I really need to get some chipboard letters...instead, I just printed a sentiment off my computer and went with a different language...Pig Latin!

The star of the card is Trouble, a member of the new Starving Artistamp Halloween Release, Witches Brew. Doesn't he look like trouble, tip toeing across the card?

Head over to their blog and check out their wonderful samples! and consider joining the fun!

stamps: Starving Artistamp Trouble, Witches Brew

paper: DCWV

embellishments: ribbon, creative innovations flowers, rhinestone

11 comments:

Macpurp said...

theses are completely different aren't they!
its good to try new stuff.
the stamped imaged actually reminds me of the mother of a guy I once dated!!

The Rubber Maid said...

Your card is pure fun! I love you used pig Latin and boy you sure had me stumped until I read down to find that out. Thanks for visiting my sight. Pat

dpkennedy said...

that little blue guy is so cute! he looks like he's up to trouble for sure! No brown? No distressing?! Ack!! I'm not a bright color girl, but you did a great job!

specialcraftmom4 said...

What a COOL card! I love all the colors and texture (:

Lisa said...

Hey Lauri, you have been busy... its only been a few hours since I last visited and another post already.

Great card!!

Vicki said...

TEEHEE!! This is so CUTE!! Love all the pretty colors!! So fab!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend friend!! :)

Joanne (Stamps4sanity) said...

Wow! This "swedish style" is awesome! What a fun, bright, cheerful card...

Muffin said...

Wow, great card! I just love Trouble...:)

SmilynStef said...

How very fun ... I love those mylar flowers and the fun glittery sparkle.

Jennifer Love said...

Heee! You're so fun! Love the card...as always..great work. :)

Julia Aston said...

Oh, very fun card! love the great colors!

 
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