Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Andrew says . . .

Last week I posted 2 cards, one that was mine and one with a color combo that Andrew suggested. Well, all of those of you that loved the more mustard/so saffron card have created a monster. At last count, it was a tie between the two cards, but Andrew is pretty impressed that so many liked his color combo.

So, Andrew and I have decided that he and I were going to create a card using the same stamp set and let you see his and mine and let us know what you think.

We both used SU’s courage and both used chalks for coloring – after that we each created what appealed to us. Here’s Andrew’s card and I personally think it is pretty awesome.


It looks even better IRL. Andrew has a creating style that is all his own and didn’t keep track of his colors, so I am giving them to you based on my memory. He used I think Old Olive and Garden Green, burnt the edges with a lighter, and then used the faux burning on his image panel. His base is SU Kraft CS.

And here is my card


– mine is stamped on Kraft CS, colored with chalks, mounted on Not Quite Navy, photo corners are Real Red. I used SU’s Canvas for my BG and my sentiment is from SU’s Hero wheel.

So, what do you think? Andrew is dying to know!

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a wonderful and blessed day!



Stamps: SU Courage, Hero

CS and DP:see above

Inks, markers and coloring tools: see above

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24 comments:

Kirstin said...

Honestly I love them both but his burned edges sort of edges him into the lead!! Great cards and awesome stamp set!

TannyP said...

I agree with Kristin! They're both fantastic, but the edges give him a slight advantage =)
Great work by the both of you!!

Sande said...

As the said, both cards are great.

But Andrew gets my vote. Wow! What a great amount of imagination went into his card. Super job and fantastic card.

Maggie said...

Gotta say the burnt edges are pretty fab :) But both cards look great...nicely done!

Mary G. said...

Wow! Both cards are fabulous, but I think Andrew wins out but a burnt edge! :) Great job!!!

Cathleen said...

Wow! both if these are awesome! Love the edges on the first one!

Cheryl Walker said...

Love them both!!! I tooo love the burnt edges they look great!!!! Awesome job!!!:)

Hugs,
Cheryl

Lynn said...

Love Andrew's fabulous torn and burned edges!! What an awesome card!! The camouflaged layer is amazing!! Very, very masculine!!

Your beautiful card has more of the feminine touch!!

Both are exquisite!!

JazzyH said...

Beautiful!

Vicki said...

Gosh, this is a toughy! But I think I'll have to go with Andrew's for the burnt edges, too! They jive so well with the image. Great work on both cards!

Stampin'GHmom said...

They are both stunning! I would have a hard time choosing one over the other. I would have to say that I like the coloring in yours a bit more than Andrews.
Also,did you use SU chalks to color the image in? What color did you use for the face/ arms and hands. (skin tones?)

chercroppin said...

Fabulous Michelle, as is all of your creations!

Paige said...

Andrew does have a flair for making cards! Yours is great too :), but Andrew gets my thumbs up!

Loretta Rodger said...

Beautifully done! Hope your son is doing well!

Kristin said...

ok, can't believe i'm doing this... but Andrew's just edges out with that card. AAAACCKKK...

okay, for that... next year he MUST take you out to dinner TWICE!!! there, at least i've somehow started stretching out your birthday week :-) even if it "hurt" me a bit, lol.

Pat (mspfd) said...

Michelle, both cards are awesome, but I have to say that Andrew's card is my favorite!

Michelle said...

michelle these images are beautiful... and beautifully created...

TFS!
michelle

McStamper said...

Wow Michelle they are both fantastic! I don't think I can pick a favorite. But if I had to it would be Andrews, I hope he has a work space in your craft room. I'd like to see more of his work.

shellpole said...

I have purposely skimmed down without reading all the other comments.

Andrew...I love your faux edging. It really sets your card apart and gives that little bit of extra interest which (sorry Michelle) beats your mum. This is not to say mum's card isn't lovely...coz it is.... that little extra pizzazz wins the day.

shellpole said...

Cracking up now...coz I just went back to have a little read!

Sorry Michelle. Seems you have been ganged up on!

Crafty Creations said...

Wow - he did a great job!! Loving how it came out!!

Tracy said...

Hey Michele. The coloring on yours is fantastic. The imagination of Andrew's is awesome! Tell him he is he is one heck of a creator!!

my5bratz said...

sorry Shell,...the camo colours edge Andrew to the front...just....;0)

Cindy said...

Wow! Both cards are fantastic! I love the burnt edges. Now, I never would have thought of that!! Learning something new every day!!
P.S. Andrew's is my favorite!!