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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Rebel Challenge 19: Winter Blues

With the lovely winter weather upon us here in New England, Rogue Redhead Designs is celebrating the fabulous frosty shades of blue that this season brings.  We are challenging you to use shades of blue in your creations with the only other colors being black or white.

Winter Blues

PLEASE READ OUR RULES CAREFULLY.
We reserve the right to delete submissions that do not
follow our guidelines!


Please check our FAQ for all the info on our challenges! Here's the short version.

1) You can use any products to participate in this challenge. You do not have to use Rogue Redhead Designs products but it would be fabulous if you did!

2) Your submission must include some stamping.

3) Please read the directions for the challenge. We like to add a twist here and there. Your submission must be use blue for your color palette and with only black and white as other colors.

4) Only links that are to a single post (ie only to a general blog post) will be accepted.

5) All submission posts need to include a link back to this challenge to be eligible for the challenge prize.  Please note: the challenge must be named in your list and not simply listed by its URL.  Thank you.

6) You can submit up to 3 entries and you may combine this challenge with  only up to 5 other challenges, but more than that and you will disqualify yourself.

One challenge winner will be drawn randomly from the qualified submissions for a $15.00 US voucher at the Rogue Redhead Designs Store. This challenge will end on February 3, 2013. The winner will be announced on February 6, 2013 and will have until March 6, 2013 to claim their prize.

Here's some easy ideas to get you started!

You don't have to do winter themes just be sure to use those beautiful blues.  You can get into patterns for a fun card and fresh card!  Here we layered coordinating papers and paired them with this sweet sailor from the Beach Babes plate.

Stamps: Sailor Boy from Beach Babes (Rogue Redhead Designs)


Go simple and elegant with a nice clean card!  This card used some simple framing to showcase this Hugo quote.

Stamps: Cosmos Blossom and quote from  from Floricultre  and
bee from Getting Grizzly  (Rogue Redhead Designs)

This sample is both clean and simple and contains lots of great layers except this time the layers are all ink.  The cat was masked and an oval backdrop was inked in using a reverse mask from a punched oval.  Over that, two backgrounds - the mini swirl background from Candy Kisses and the Almanac background from Relish Reading - stamped with the same ink that was sponged giving the oval a more complex but subtle look.

Stamps: Cat from from Just Sayin, almanac background
from Relish Reading, swirl mini background from Candy Kisses ,
sentiment from Floriculture (Rogue Redhead Designs)

Come back and visit our blog over the next month to see some more Winter Blues. 

Now, it's your turn! Find your creative rebel spirit!

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