Saturday, October 6, 2018

WCMD 2018 | Lucky 7 Limit Challenge with Shay

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Hello lovelies!

You've made it to our last challenge for WCMD 2018 and I hope you are having a splendid time.

I have a different challenge for you which I am calling the Lucky 7 Limit Challenge.  What is you may be wondering.  Let me explain.  If you choose to take on this challenge you will be limited to a total of 7 colors (yellow would count as 1 color even if you have several shades), layers, products/supplies (patterned paper, embossing powder, stamp sets, stencils, dies, etc.) and embellishments.  For instance you could choose to create a 1 layer card with 3 products  (2 stamp sets + 1 embellishment like enamel dots) and 3 colors.  Tools (like a die cutting machine, MISTI, ink blending tool, water, adhesive), inks, cardstock and neutral colors (white, grey, brown and even black) are freebies and do not count towards your 7.  I have a couple of examples for you.

Card No. 1

So for a really simple card that really has no problem meeting this challenge I give you this little number:

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1 layer + 2 colors + 1 stamp set = 4!

This card uses In Bloom: Ashlee's Posies with Lydia Evans stamp set along with 2 colors of Catherine Pooler Inks: flirty fuchsia and grass skirt stamped on a white cardstock base.  Sometimes it doesn't take much to have a pretty card.

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Card No. 2

Now, I have another card that does stretch the bounds of this challenge:

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2 layers + 2 colors (blue & green) + paint + die cut + glittery thicker = 7!

This is a super easy card where I used the solid star from True Multifaceted Star Cutaways to create a star pattern on a piece of a cardstock and then with ink painted around the stars and then painted in the stars with white paint and I also painted on some glimmery paint over the blue and green (I am going to count the 2 paints as a single item: paint lol).  Then I adhered the panel to a white A2 piece of cardstock and finished it with a glittery "1" Thicker.

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I can't wait to see your take on this challenge!

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29 comments:

  1. Fun theme for the challenge, lovely cards :)

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  2. Unusal challenge. But definitely fun to participate

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  3. This seems like a very fun challenge. I may have to give this one a try! Beautiful floral card!

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  4. Awesome cards Shay ...bit complicating but I know it's going to be fun..
    😊

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  5. Fun! Love that you've used pretty stamping on one card and artsy paint on the second, Shay!

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  6. Oh my goodness! Maths!!!! Bwahahahahaaha. OK, this one sounds like I gotta go CAS. That's cool. I can do that. The colours will be a challenge though. What fun!!!! Great cards. Love it. Back soon. Hugz

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  7. Great challenge; sometimes we don't realize how much goes into a clean and simple card.

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  8. Thanks for explaining how this challenge works, because I have to admit that it gave my brain a workout at first!! Off to see what I can come up with.

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  9. That’s a fun challenge Shay ! And your examples cards are so cool ! Love, Marjorie
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  10. hmmmm this is certainly going to be a challenge - lol!!

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  11. This is not easy!! lol I made a really simple card, but it had 8!! Ugh!
    Back to the drawing board. lol

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  12. Well, I had my first fail..ugh. Thought I had 7 items but it turned out to be 8. I see that I'm not the only one having trouble with this, lol!

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  13. What a unique Challenge and it is indeed a tough one!!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  14. You are so creative and am new to this kind of challenge but you really did a fine job on yours so I will try it with all of your inspiration!! Fun and they turned out so gorgeously!!

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  15. What a fun challenge, Shay!
    trinapcrafts@gmail.com

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  16. Beautiful cards and creative challenge..

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  17. Love this challenge! Beautiful cards. Thanks for all the fun Shay!!!

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  18. Very fun challenge when you start thinking about using 7 items layers etc.

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  19. This was a fun, but a little confusing, so I hope I'm counting things correctly LOL!!

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  20. This was a unique challenge and the entries are lovely.

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  21. I just love your amazing floral card.
    hugs xx
    treebug

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  22. Fun idea for a challenge, but I didn't have time during this busy week to try making an entry. Thanks for all the fabulous challenges and amazing generosity. W&W has THE very best WCMD festivities anywhere on the net!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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