Sunday, July 27, 2014

Brightly Blooming

Is it sunny or is it rainy?  That's what it's like here today in Michigan.  Wonderful sun, then pouring rain, and as I'm typing this warm sunshine again...oh, change that.  Looks like it's about to rain again. lol  Today I have a card for two different challenges and I'm excited that I had some time to do it today!  


My colors come from the Colour Me...playful challenge.  I've been following them for a bit now and was determined to play along.  Love the colors they have for this week, however I couldn't figure out how I was going to add in the color Melon Mambo.  It just didn't look right where the black strips are, and I felt it would have been too bright where the gold embossing is.  That's when I decided to sponge the tips and a bit of the center of the flower that I had colored in with Daffodil Delight Blendabilities.  




I also decided to play along with Freshly Made Sketches.  It's a nice CAS sketch and I was determined to keep my card that way.  For those of you who know me I tend to over-do my cards, so it was a bit of a challenge, but I think I managed it this time. :)


I decided not to put a sentiment on my card yet.  Who knows what I might need it for.  I need a few of those kinds of card around so if something comes up all I have to do is stamp the sentiment on and it's ready to be sent off.



Thanks for looking and have a great day!
Sara

Stamp Sets:  Flowering Flourishes & Bloom with Hope
Card Stock:  Basic Black & Whisper White
Classic Stampin' Pads:  Melon Mambo
Memento:  Tuxedo Black
Blendabilities:  Daffodil Delight Assortment
VersaMark
Stampin' Emboss Powder:  Gold
Smooch Spritz:  Vanilla Shimmer
Sponges

5 comments:

  1. Sara, I think your CAS card is gorgeous! The gold embossing really sets this beautiful flower off! Great job! Thank you for joining us at Colour Me this week!

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    1. Thanks, Claire. It was a fun card to make since I was just crafting. No b-days, thinking of yous or getting things ready for challenges. Just fun crafting...ahh. lol

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  2. Wow! The coloring of that flower is awesome! Gorgeous card. I love how you did a gold flourish behind the flower/banners. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  3. Just love how you blended the colors on the flower, Sara! Looks gorgeous! Thank you for playing along with us at Colour Me…! this week!

    Julia
    CMCC Design Team

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  4. Lovely colouring on the flower and loved the gold embossed floral touch! Thanks so much for taking the time to share with us this week at Colour Me...! Really hope we will see you back again soon :)

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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