Sunday, 13 April 2014

Peaceful Mojo Birthday...

Hiya,

Just popping in quickly to share a card I made this afternoon for a couple of challenges: the Mojo Monday sketch and the beautiful colour combo from the Paper Players...


Those colours were really begging for something floral so I pulled out Peaceful Petals and had some colouring and fussy cutting fun...


I stamped the larger flower on watercolour card twice with versamark in and embossed with clear EP. I coloured with Calypso Coral ink and an aqua painter, then cut with my paper snips and layered. The smaller flower was stamped on Calypso Coral card and embossed with white, then cut out. The leaves were created the same way as the large flower, but with Always Artichoke ink. The dsp in the background is from Afternoon Picnic and the sentiment (stamped on Naturals Ivory) is from Simply Sketched. I added a some Very Vanilla seam binding ribbon and a very vintage button and linen thread to the big flower to finish.

Here's the recipe:
Stamps: Peaceful Petals, Simply Sketched
Ink: Versamark, Always Artichoke, Calypso Coral
Paper: Afternoon Picnic dsp, watercolour, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Always Artichoke, Naturals Ivory
Accessories: Very Vanilla seam binding, very vintage button, linen thread
Tools: Banners framelits

Thanks for stopping by!

x Amy x

11 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card, it really popped out at me from the mojo340 gallery :) These are my happy colours- reminds me of my wedding last summer! gorgeous fussy cutting & layering.

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  2. Absolutely lovely. I envy your fussy-cutting skills. :-)

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  3. This is really lovely Amy - your colouring on those flowers is stunning! Rx

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  4. Amy~ I love your card ~ wow!!! thanks for sharing ;-) enjoy your day!

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  5. A beautiful card, Amy! I love the embossed and watercolored flowers. What a fabulous job using the challenge colors! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

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  6. Очень красивая работа! Яркая и гармоничная!

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  7. Absolutely fabulous Amy! Love the layered flowers and the "tilted" layout. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players. :)

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  8. This card is beautiful Amy - great use of the challenge colours and I love how you incorporated the DSP too. I knew as soon as I saw this card it was a winner - congratulations on a well deserved win at Paper Players this week.

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