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TTIC #41: The Love Triangle

It’s Tuesday again! That means it’s time for another Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge! This week’s challenge was created by Eve. Here’s what she wrote:

It’s complicated….we all know that. I mean really could you choose? Well for some of us it is easy {Edward for me!} However, for Bella it is a little more difficult. Jacob fills that void {or hole} while Edward is gone. And does a pretty good job at it. It is complicated and for sure- a love triangle at it’s best. Is Jacob more of a brother type figure? Or do you see Bella falling into love with Jacob while Edward is gone? There are so many angles to this triangle……..

For craft challenge:

Make a card {or other item} that represents the love triangle between Bella, Edward, and Jacob.

For comment challenge:

What do you feel were some of the down falls of this love triangle? What do you feel were some of the high points?

I’ve got to say… I had a REALLY tough time with this one. I also have to say, that my husband Gene helped me out a LOT with this project. I don’t think I could have done it without him. I’m SO glad that he read (and thoroughly enjoyed!) the Twilight Saga!!! Here’s my (our) creation.

IMG_5962 I pushed myself to try something different here. Aside from the triangle itself (I don’t normally do triangles… I work with curves; things that flow. This was one of the reasons why this challenge was so hard for me!), I had my focal piece of background paper actually coming off of the card. Not likely I’ll ever mail this baby because of that, but I like the concept.

IMG_5965 Here’s my triangle. This is what Gene helped me with. What linked these three together? The links between the guys and Bella are obvious. But Edward and Jacob are linked too… and by the end of the series, “loyalty” is definitely the word I’d use. So Gene came up with my three adjectives. I hadn’t even thought of that. I was going to put pictures or something… but I wasn’t feelin’ any of my ideas. His was great… and it got my ball rollin’.

Now, it’s tough to see in my photos, but I used Glossy Accents on the green flower, and the flowers on the triangle are pop dotted. I added just a couple of dots of Stickles for a wee bit of sparkle, inspired by my wonderful Twi-friend Julie, who does the same type of thing on her cards but with Dew Drops.

The TTIC Design Team has other fantastic projects to display for this week’s challenge – please go and check them out!

Beth ~ Dani ~ Eve ~ Jen ~ Julie ~ Margie ~ Rebecca ~ Tonya

(Beth, Margie, Julie and Tonya are on break this week.)

with Guest Designers:

Donna ~Erica ~ Jacquie

For the comment portion, I think that some of the high points of this triangle were, that by the end of the series, the triangle kind of evened itself out. Everyone had an important and pleasant side of it. The relationships all wound up in a good place.

So, a big Thank You to Eve for this thought-provoking and creatively testing challenge for this week. And an even bigger Thank You to Gene! For not only reading the series, but for sharing his thoughts and ideas, and having some fab discussions with me about it too. Love you Babe!

Comments

Donna said…
Wow Ali...You can tell a lot of time, effort and thought went into this...What an amazing creation..I love the colours and the layout.. It is just...Well, perfect! Xx
Jen said…
This is really good Alison. I think my favorite thing though is that Gene helped you with it. That is just too sweet. And what a great idea to use Stickles to make faux Dew Drops.
Erica said…
This card is beautiful and it is touching that you got some help from your husband. What teamwork! I love the background image. The words do fit perfectly. Lovely!
Jacqueline said…
I can tell this took a lot of thought, so many elements that all fit together! What an awesome guy gene is to help (and so cool he read the series)! I love all the little details I see this completely touches all the elements of the edward, bella, jacob triangle! Love it hun great job!!
Eve said…
You did a great job with this! I love everything about it! Thanks for all the kind words!
Margie said…
What a brilliant card! Love what you did with this challenge!
:*)
Dani said…
What a fantastic creation!! How sweet you got help from your husband. My Hubby helped me, he took the kids so I could have the house to myself!! LOL!!
Beth said…
HOLY COW! This is an absolute work of ART! The thought that went into it is obvious - shout out to a helping Hub! Fantastic!!
Michelle said…
I like how you think - you've really got me thinking and your comments are so true. Great job on your creation - it's perfect!
Julie said…
LOVE IT! All the thought that went into it, the things that unite the "sides" of the triangle, and the fact that your husband helped you with it! So, so cool - you did a fantastic job on this! And you are very sweet to mention me - thank you for that! :)
Jamee said…
your card is awesome!!! i love it!!!

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