Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Just Because

Stitched Coaster Round UpPTI is having some fun 10th Anniversary Challenges & I finally finished my first entry which is for Lizzie's Challenge.  Stitching projects are the inspiration, but stitching isn't required.  As soon as I saw project #5, I thought of Snowflake Flurries.
I stamped  the image on Soft Stone cardstock in Lemon Tart, Harvest Gold, Green Parakeet, New Leaf, Spring Rain, Blueberry Sky, Pale Peony & Berry Sorbet.  The sentiment from Friendly Flowers is stamped in Brilliance Graphite Black. The little black dots are Pico Embellisher.  This is Take 2 since a big black blob ruined my first stamped piece.  I'm proud of myself for not getting upset & not giving up--haha!  I'm also entering Retro Rubber (image from 2012--my colors may not be close enough) & Word Art Wednesday. Thanks so much for stopping by.
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24 comments:

  1. I like the colorful frame you made for the sentiment!! This is cute Greta!

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  2. The spacing of your stitchy-flakes is perfect! The black centres link them well to the sentiment and the border - nice composition. Thanks so much for joining us at Retro Rubber for our colour challenge.

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  3. Beautiful card, so striking. I love the design. xx

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  4. Wonderful way to use this stamp. Love the rainbow colours

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  5. Oh this is lovely!! I love your choice of colours and it's such a happy card!

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  6. So pretty! I love how you were able to keep this so symmetrical! I think your colors are perfect for our challenge and thank you for playing along with Retro Rubber. Hope to see you in our gallery again soon.

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  7. fun take on the challenge, greta!! you have really showcased just how versatile snowflake flurries is!!

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  8. You didn't give up after the first attempt and I love your take on this challenge! Colourful, bright, happy and perfection in CAS. Fab card Greta!

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  9. Hi Friend! I hope all is well? I LOVE your bright and happy card!! Were suppose to get into the 80's this weekend!

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  10. Just love your colorful stamped frame, Greta!!

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  11. Love how you've interpreted *5 as a flurry of snowflakes...perfect x So glad you didn't give up xx

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  12. Great card! So much energy here! I love the bold color on white with black accents!❤️

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  13. Oh how fun!! I love your colorful border! This gives me an idea for some little round doily looking stamps I have!

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  14. Oh, what a striking card with the colorful frame of the snowflake flurries! A perfect CAS card, love it!!

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  15. This is beautiful, perfectly CAS and so colourful too. Thanks for playing along at Retro Rubber this time. Claire DT

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  16. Love the bright colors on this! So eye catching.

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  17. Very pretty CAS, the use of the Pico embellisher is a good way to tie the card together. One hint with them . . . try the first few dots on a scrap paper before you go to your stamped images. I find this really helps! Thanks for playing along with us at Retro Rubber!

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  18. That is a very creative take on the challenge! I would have never thought of translating that into a card! Fabulous!

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  19. Wow - your placement is brilliant. I wouldn't even attempt such a complicated (for me) card, but the result is superb. Good job making the blob of paint work for you to create extra interest.

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  20. Love your colorful "frame" around the sentiment, Greta! So glad you gave it a second try!! Thanks for playing with Retro Rubber's color challenge. Always love seeing your creativity in our gallery!

    My girls say "hi" to Fritz... we are having a good week... YAY

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  21. Absolutely wonderful card and so clever and fun too!

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  22. Greta, what a fabulous take on the challenge & inspiration photo. Love your perfect stamping and fun design. Beautifully done!

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  23. Greta, one more thing I wanted to say. I love how the use of black makes the pretty colors POP.

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