Monday, March 2, 2015

Birthday Wishes in Purple

I was so glad to see Laura & Vera use flowers for the flags in this week's MFT Sketch as I would never have thought of that.  Gave me a chance to use my neglected MFT Peaceful Wildflowers stamps & dies. I colored each flower with Faber-Castell Pitt big brush manganese violet & may green.  

Wink of Stella adds shimmer & they're mounted to a Lil' Inkers Stitched Rectangle, leaving the tops unglued.  I used a piece of MFT Spring Green felt for the grass & stamped a sentiment from the same set using Memento Tuxedo Black.  The rectangle is mounted with foam tape to a larger stitched rectangle & a couple lavender pearls finish it off.  

I'm also entering challenges at Seize the Birthday without the topping, SSS Monday & Pixies Snippets Playground. Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.
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28 comments:

  1. LOVE this... purple is my favorite shade!

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  2. I love that you substituted the banner shapes with flowers!! Pretty color too!! We had a sunny day and it's up to 41 tomorrow..whoohoo heat wave!

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  3. So happy you found time to play with MFT Sketch. Such a clever way using the flowers in place of the banners. Really great interpretation of this sketch, Greta. I love it!

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  4. Great interpretation of the sketch and a unique layout, Greta! The soft purple and green are so pretty together and I love the addition of the felt grass.

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  5. Aww, I think the flowers as the flags element of the sketch is genius and your card is stunning!

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  6. gorgeous flowers Greta. Love the colour and sparkle

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  7. Morning sweetie, this is gorgeous :0)) hugs Pops x

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  8. I love that you used these pretty flowers for the sketch, too, Greta! SO pretty and the shimmer is gorgeous. Good luck in the challenge. I was hoping to enter; may have time today.

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  9. Brilliant Greta! What fun to use flowers as banners - good thinking there! And so pretty as well.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  10. Fantastic interpretation of the sketch Greta!

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  11. The first thing I saw was the grass! It is so cool in felt. I love how you mounted the flowers with the tops free. That is the best look! So, so pretty.

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  12. Beautiful card Greata. I like the felt grass and pretty flowers.

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  13. Gorgeous card Greta. Lovely and inspired take on the sketch.

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  14. This is beautiful; so spring-y!

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  15. Lovely card, Greta. The green felt 'grass' is fab. Elizabeth xx

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  16. Very pretty Greta...and purple too! My favourite colour!
    xx

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  17. I absolutely love this ... It's clean and pretty and beautifully done! I hope you win!

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  18. this is just so very pretty, greta! lovely take on the sketch!

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  19. Gorgeous flowers and love the felt grass...so pretty!!!

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  20. Very creative way of your interpretation of the sketch, Greta! Beautiful purple flowers and love the grass!

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  21. Beautiful purple flowers and love the grass, Greta! I love those flowers too...one of my favorites! thank you for linking up to Seize the Birthday!

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  22. Vera and Laura are so inspiring! I wouldn't have thought of flowers either. Your card ended up GORGEOUS, Greta. :)

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  23. Your flowers are lovely Greta! Vera & Veronica are great inspiration! Thanks for joining us on the MFT Challenge! :)

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  24. LOVE! The sparkle, the felt, the colours....I just love it!

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  25. Lovely layout and colours. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday!

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