Thursday, April 26, 2012

Going Green

It's almost Friday & I survived another week of training.  I can finally say I've learned a couple things, so it isn't all a mystery.  Hopefully things will be clicking faster & faster & I'll discover I really can do this job!  Can't wait to move to my 1/2 time schedule.
ODBD Shining The Light Challenge HERE is to use mostly green or something recycled.  I knew I wanted to use my new stamp of Robert Frost's poem from Quote Collection 1, but took awhile to figure out what to do to make it into a card.  I inked the stamp with Memento markers Cottage Ivy & Rich Cocoa.  They stayed wet enough to clear emboss the image.  Then I added more green to the trees.  I scribbled the marker on an acrylic block & used a sponge to add the color to the edges.  Finally I decided to use 2 of the printed papers from American Crafts Botanical collection with a strip of white satin ribbon & lace.  The layers are mounted with foam tape & the card is finished off with the buttons.  Just realized this card qualifies for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge this week HERE, since I used the diagonal elements of buttons, ribbon & emboss.  I'd love to hear what you think.  Thanks for coming by.

10 comments:

  1. OH WOW, Greta.
    I am just loving this design and colour Palette, and the Green/White Bg paper gives wonderful texture and interest. You have combined the warmth of a your refreshing mint Green with the deep Green, so you have the feeling of elegance.
    Great Card, this is a winner for me.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  2. beautiful Greta. Glad the training is coming along okay. It's hard to make changes, But it will all fall in place in time.

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  3. Love all the layers and the framed quote! The little details of ribbon, buttons and lace make this extra special!

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  4. beautiful card, greta!! you know i love that quote... hee!!!

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  5. Wow, this is gorgeous, Greta! Beautiful layering and design. Love the serene feel of your card :) Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

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  6. The paper weaving looks great with that wonderful sentiment, Greta!

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  7. I love how you framed the quote and used the pp layers in the bg! I'm glad you've survived another week of training - hang in there :)

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  8. What a lovely card! I love the sentiment and the way you laid it out :)

    Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

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  9. great use of the pp! Lovely card. glad you are doing well.

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  10. What a great card!
    Thanks so much for participating in the Timeless Tuesday Challenge.
    Hugs and smiles

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