Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Do Not Worry

Inspiration Card by Virginia
I wasn't completely satisfied with the card  in my last post finished in under 10 minutes.  This post contains the final version which I'm entering into the MUSE Challenge and the ODBD Challenge (nature & a scripture.)  I used Virginia's cheerful floral inspiration card for my basic lay-out.  I didn't want to stamp my flowers quite so close together, so using a masked space for the sentiment didn't work.  Instead I die cut an oval in the panel stamped with a blossom from ODBD Sweet William-Small using Memento Grape Jelly & Lilac Posies.  The verse is from ODBD Don't Worry! & is stamped using Memento Cottage Ivy.  I made 3 changes to the card as it was at the end of 9 minutes & 23 seconds.  First I lightly colored the flowers with the same inks using a Tsukineko Fantastix. Then I added Stickles--I do love sparkle!  The last step was to carefully remove the panel from the card front, cut around the verse, add a lot more foam tape to the flower panel & then attach it over the verse onto a green panel & onto the card front.  Now that I look at pictures of both cards, there I things I like about each.  Feel free to let me know which version you prefer.  I'm happy you stopped by today.


20 comments:

  1. lovely take on both challenges, greta! the green mat really makes the flowers pop!

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  2. I love the color combo you chose for your card, Greta! Beautiful quote, too!

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  3. Great fresh colours and a wonderful reminder to us 'worriers'! lol! Thanks for playing along with this week's Muse!

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  4. Beautiful card, Greta! I love the green layering with the stamped flowers! Very striking indeed! So glad that you join the fun with this week's MUSE challenge!

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  5. I'm with you Greta I like them both. The first one is more delicate I suppose and the second with the green panel oozes spring!

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  6. I like them both but love the colour and glitz on this version. And the addition of the green mat looks awesome.

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  7. Great Muse card and the second is my choice, it's the green panel. It seems to make the rest of the card pop with colour x

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  8. Both cards are wonderful! My favourite is...can't decide! Winners on two counts!
    c

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  9. Gorgeous card - I love your pretty flowers xx

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  10. Hi Greta, your flowers are lovely. I like both cards but this one with the green border really makes a nice frame for the whole card. Thank you for visiting my blog. xx

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  11. Lovely card! I really like the flower stamp you used on this card. Thanks so much for the kind comment you left on my Muse card. I really appreciate it!

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  12. such a pretty, elegant design. wonderful case!

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  13. Love your take on the challenge! The colors of the flowers are lovely!

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  14. This is a wonderful card for the muse challenge. How fun that you used an oval--very creative.

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  15. This is really lovely Greta, love that jade green colour and it works really well with the pink and purple :)

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  16. Oh, Greta, you had me at Scripture- love the verse inside your oval. The flowers frame the sentiment beautifully. Such a uplifting card that we all need to see during the sadness around America right now. Bless you!

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  17. Love the green on this, Greta, it makes those lovely sparkley flowers really pop ... equally I love the quote ... so true! Anita :)

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  18. This is really beautiful with the colorful flowers and I love the punched out area with the sentiment behind it! So clever! :) Thanks so much for leaving me such kind comments! I really appreciate it! I'm following you now through Feedly! :) HUGZ

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  19. It's hard to see the Stickles in a photo, but the green matting really does set this off nicely. Of course, I would have thought the first version was perfectly nice if I'd never seen version 2.0!

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  20. I love these colors together! A beautiful card, Greta!

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