Tuesday, 28 February 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog - Hygge

This week, at City Crafter, we'd like you to capture the spirit of hygge.  Hygge is a Danish term for creating a cozy atmosphere and enjoying the simple things in life with good people around you. You could also take inspiration from this photo:


For my DT card I created a scene using stamps from My Favourite Things and sentiments from Avery Elle . I used a patterned paper which came free with a magazine - sometimes I look at it and think it's knitting and other times, I think it's something like woven basket - but definitely something handmade. But I think it's the pattern that's causing an optical illusion on my photo - does it look to you like the right hand side tapers towards the bottom? Honestly, it's absolutely square in real life!

I hope you'll take up this challenging challenge -but first please visit us at City Crafter and see how the DT were inspired by hygge.

I'd like to enter:
Cupcake Inspirations  cats
Crazy Challenge we love animals

19 comments:

  1. Your card certainly follows the brief Marina is is beautiful

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. What a cute scene! Love your stamping and your card looks straight to me

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  3. The colors of your card go so well with the inspiration photo. I love the idea of creating a cozy atmosphere. I will check out the challenge!

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  4. What a sweet card with the kitten and dog sleeping! A very comfy relaxing card! Great take on the challenge!

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  5. Yes it does look like an optical illusion x. Contemporary and such a cosy card x

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  6. I guess we were thinking alike but your card has a lot more gorgeous details. I love this; epsecially the stacks of books and that lamp! I am with Ros; it looks straight to me.

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  7. What a fun challenge topic and I love what you made, these stamps are super cute and i love your use of designer paper!

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  8. What an adorable card! I'm so glad you linked up to this week's Cupcake Inspirations challenge!

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  9. What a lovely, cosy scene on your card. I love it!!

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  10. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  11. Looks lovely and cozy beautifully done and love your colour pallette.

    Marie

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  12. I think this is a fantastic inspiration card, Marina! You have really nailed the concept!! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

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  13. This is a definite cosy card - very warm and just gorgeous! Cute too. xxx

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  14. What a delightful card! So glad you were inspired to join Cupcake Inspirations for our Cat Challenge!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

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  15. So cute! Great scene! Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!

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  16. We have the same word in Norwegian. I often have to look up words for word prompt challenges, but not this one:) you captured the feeling of hygge so well with this sweet living room scene.

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  17. Sweet card. Thank you for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you again :) Valentina DT

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