Thursday, June 29, 2017

winnie walter hi birthday girl

Had to give it a go when I saw this color combo at Winnie and Walter's June color challenge.


"Tactile" was all I could think. How about rows of satin adhered to cardstock and die cut with that In a Word "hi"? In the end, laziness won out, but tactile remains in the form of  Simply Graphic die cuts popping off the page. And a nod to the black lines with some hint of woodgrain from Scenery: Into the Woods to ground the "hi".


Can you guess how I "colored" those leaves? Grabbed some pink, turquoise, yellow and olive Adirondack inks - I still love the vibrancy of these inks - and stamped sentiments from Sentimental Winter with them and spritzed with Perfect Pearl/water mix to get a little ink bleed before die cutting the leaves! Who cares if they read "sparkle and shine" and "happy new year" and "tidings of comfort and joy"? You can't really decipher them!


I'm playing at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge where it's Anything Goes this week. CU there ;)

12 comments:

  1. Super CAS and awesome take on the picture Maria!

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  2. wow..those leaves look super trendy and your card Very Modern !

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  3. Beautiful...love those sweet touches of color.

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  4. What a fantastic take on the inspiration, Maria! Love the bits of woodgrain on the sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  5. You have totally aced this challenge! Let's just chant, Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!
    Hugs~c

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  6. Crisp, fresh, clean and so stunning, Maria ... I gasped ... LOVE it and pinned it! Hugs, Anita :)

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  7. Amazingly creative, Maria--fabulous card!

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    1. Well-deserved shout-out & how fun to get an unexpected gc!

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  8. Really striking card and fabulous take on the inspiration photo, Maria! Once again, thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!

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  9. Super CAS and super cool! I love that you've used Christmas/New Year sentiments to colour the diecut feathers. Leaves. Could be feathers.

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  10. Love the light and airy take on this inspiration - and all the lovely white space! Thanks so much for playing along with this month's Color Challenge at Winnie and Walter!

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  11. Congrats on your well deserved win at W&W! I was so happy to see that you were acknowledged for creating this BEAUTY...it's just so fabulous!!!

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