Uniko Studio DT Blog Hop - Extra Time

Friday, January 11, 2013

*** I'm excited to announce that I have been promoted from the
Digital Design Team to the Design Team!! ***

Hello and Welcome to the Uniko Studio Design Team Blog Hop! This month we are revisiting a stamp set that was released back in February 2012 - Extra Time.

If you've arrived from Kerry's blog, then you're right on track. If you just happened to find me here and would like to start at the beginning, please visit the Uniko Studio Blog to get started. I HIGHLY encourage you to check it out because Beverley is giving away an Extra Time stamp set!! Who doesn't love free stamps?!?! :D Below is the full list of participants.

Nicki   -------------------------- That's Me!
Stacey

If you have not seen this stamp set, here is a preview with all the images included.






When I look at this stamp set, I immediately think of a masculine theme, therefore more muted, earthy, manly colors. Well, I LOVE color, so I had to mix it up a bit. In the card above, I created a background pattern using the timecard stamp. The three clocks featured are matted against dark brown cardstock and popped up with dimensionals. Finally, I stamped the sentiment with a dark brown ink.


Here's the more masculine card I was talking about ;) On kraft cardstock, I stamped all the different clocks using a white dye inkpad. The featured clock and sentiment is embossed with silver ink and popped up with dimensionals. A few small buttons add a little extra interest!

Thanks so much for stopping by to check out my creations! I hope you're enjoying the hop, and now it's time to head on over to Ren-Yi's blog!

I'm also entering these cards into the Make Your Own Background Paper Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! It's a fun challenge, so I urge you to enter something!! :)

Supplies:
CARD 1
Stamps: Uniko Studio - Extra Time
Cardstock: PTI - Soft Stone, White; SU - Chocolate Chip
Ink: SU - Rose Red, Apricot Appeal, Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip; Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Pumice Stone
Other: Dimensionals

CARD 2
Stamps: Uniko Studio - Extra Time
Cardstock: Stampin' Up - Kraft, Basic Black
Ink: Sweet Stamps - White Dye
Other: SU - Silver Embossing Powder; Marvy Uchida Round Scallop Punch; PTI - Buttons; Dimensionals

13 comments:

  1. Happy DT promotion! You've done me proud as I knew you would! 2013 is going to be an exciting year! LOVE both your cards & it's hard to choose a FAVE! Especially love the colour splashes on the first card & the mix of squares with round clock faces & on the second card LOVE the Silver EP clock face - yum! Hugs Bev xx

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  2. Great cards. Love the colour on the first card. Thanks.

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  3. Beautiful Nicki! Love how you created the background using these images without detracting from the focal point! Lovely work.

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  4. Two great cards Nicki - like Sue I love the way you've used the stamps to create the backgrounds which meld in so well with the focals on the cards.

    Karen x

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  5. Both your cards are fab, Nicki! Love how you have stamped the background using the stamps:)

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  6. REALLY cool layouts! Nice work!

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  7. Love these cards - I do like the blocks of colour on your first card and the softer palette on your second. Fab work. Congrats too!

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  8. Great cards! Love how you created the backgrounds for both!

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  9. Hi Nicki! Love both of these cards - the backgrounds are fabulous. Kx

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  10. Great cards- love how you made the backgrounds!

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  11. I absolutely love your second card. So classy!

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  12. Hey Nicki! Thanks for linking this up to the Make Your Own Background Paper Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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I'm so glad you came to visit me! I would love to hear your thoughts on my creations. It just makes my day! :)

 
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