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Challenge #8 of StudioL3’s CC3C is Tim’s Faded Layers technique from A Compendium of Curiosities, Vol.3,  page 58.  The Funkie Junkie Boutique is the sponsor of challenge #8, check it out for a ton of fun offerings.

I cut an 8 1/2″ by 11″ sheet of glossy cardstock into quarters and created four different backgrounds.  Here are the three I haven’t used yet:

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I’ve got some ideas for the cards I’ll create with them.  I needed a birthday card for Monday so I used my fourth background for this card:

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I love how the stamped and die cut elements (Sizzix Sweet Day) pop on the background.  If you want some great inspiration, head over to StudioL3 and check out all the fabulous faded layer entries.

Thanks for stopping by.  Until next time, Vic

6 responses »

  1. Very interesting backgrounds, Vic, and great card:)


  2. Gorgeous backgrounds, Vic… love that ghostly effect with the stencils. Thanks for joining us at CC3C!


  3. Hi Vic! Wow…you did a great job on your faded layers backgrounds! Love all of the fun, bright colors. The one you chose to create your card is so pretty and I love the way you’ve incorporated it into this card. Very cute design! Thanks for joining us at CC3C. <3 Candy


  4. Love what you done Vic!!! I love all the colors of the backgrounds. Very fun!!! hugs, Patty


  5. Hi Vic, loving the different backgrounds you created, it is always so good to have a stash of goodies you can pull to make a card up and your finished card is just so cute with that little bicycle… Thanks for playing along with the CC3 Challenge, hope to see you again soon x



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