Saturday, 1 July 2017

Inkspirational is going Rural

Hi everyone, today we have a brand new challenge for you at Inkspirational!


rural
ˈrʊər(ə)l/
adjective

in, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town. 


We have a LOT of rural areas in Australia which isn't surprising as it is massive. Even though our country is huge we only have a population of around 23 million with 85% living in the more urban (coastal) parts of the county. So when we talk rural, I think of little country towns, lots of land, and farms. 

Did you know that the worlds largest cattle station (ranch) can be found in South Australia and is over 6 MILLION acres. That's one large rural property!

Here is my card -


I had plenty of ideas for this theme though many of them didn't quite work out. I have to be honest and say I wasn't 100% happy with this card :( 


Yeah, it's a little cute..... I'm sure it's missing something (no, I left the sentiment off on purpose).... Maybe because it is purely made out of dies?? I dunno! Constructive criticism is most welcome :)

Anyway, this was the design I had in my head but when put on paper it just didn't work out. 

I'm sure you will come up with something fantastic for our challenge!! I can't wait to see your entries.

Thanks for popping in xx

5 comments:

  1. Oh I love this scene. I like how you kept the houses in kraft, makes them really seem rural. I think leaving the sentiment off some cards is a good idea as here it would be too much and then you can decide later what to use it for. Plus thanks for the education!

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  2. It looks great to me - particularly like the sun and clouds arrangement and the rolling hills.

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  3. Lovely scene Kylie! Love the houses in Kraft along the hil.

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  4. WOW, Kylie! Sensational card. I love the space that I see in this card. True freedom of large open spaces. Impression is awesome!
    Hugs,
    BożenA

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  5. Back from two weeks at my mom's, followed by a weekend of officiating bike races and preparing for a wee vacation with my husband, starting next Saturday...and finally taking a 'breath' to comment! I think your scene is lovely; it reminds me of 'life on an acreage' with the rolling hills and the houses 'close' but not too close. Love the open space...and if I lived in such a place, I'd have a puppy, a kitten, a couple cows, maybe a pig *grin* Inspired and inspiring!
    Hugs~c

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