Apr 26, 2010

365 Cards - Day 57

Today's challenge:  Ad Inspired.  
DT Gloria picked selected this pic as her challenge.  Such a striking photo - and so much inspiration (plaid, colour, baby, turtles, monograms).  


I was inspired by two things... the white cribs and the fact that I had a Silhouette cutting pattern of a crib that I was dying to try out!   Score!  Perfect excuse to pull out the Silhouette SD.  It did a bang-up job cutting out the layers of the crib (I could never even dream of being so precise - I think I need stronger glasses) and it was fun to layer the pieces to make 3D cribs... so fun, in fact, that I made two.  :D

I tried to Picnik my photos to make the colours true-to-life, but I just couldn't get it right.  Lighting in my craft room is terrible...  That'll be the next upgrade.

My wonderful hubby just put shelving up and I'm ridiculously organized (we'll see how long that lasts!)




♥♥♥Jan ♥♥♥ said...

These are adorable ! And quite clever too. (I made a light box with cardboard, some tissue and two little flashlights to take my pics - you can google light box, cheap and they work !)

Yogi said...

cute card. Interesting crib structure.

Shell said...

Lovely cards...Cribs are amazing

Gloria Stengel said...

Oh me darlin'! These cards are so fabbie! Love the crib! It's perfect!

On taking good photos...which is a pain in the backside... I drape a white sheet over a chair, place the chair next to a window that has good natural light, snap away, then fool with the resulting photos in Photoshop. I get pretty good shots about 95% of the time. If I have a pale card, I used a dark blanket or some dark paper instead of the white sheet. HTH!