Sunday, March 5, 2017

PTI and Winnie & Walter

Finished a couple cards for 2 of my favorite companies:  PTI and Winnie & Walter.
First is Kraft & Colored Pencils for PTI MIM.  I only have a few good pencils since I don't do much coloring of images & they weren't the colors I wanted.  
The Take Three sets have small designs which I thought might hide my lack of coloring skills--haha! I used the matching die cut to line up the images in my Mini MISTI & heat embossed them in white.  I used a couple pinkish & green Crayola pencils. Hard to tell in the photo, but I used more of the dark pink for the center flower.  For the sentiment (also in the MISTI) I stamped in Versafine Vintage Sepia, then in Autumn Rose & then again in the first ink to get a custom color close to my colored pencils. Decided against bling & simply tied on a twine bow.  I'm also entering HLS CAS ChallengeThe Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge & Word Art Wednesday.
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Next is another card for the W&W 3rd BD Bash.  I'm entering the Mood Board Challenge with Heather P.  The gorgeous pink Daisy immediately grabbed my attention.  This is only my second card using In Bloom: Addie's Garden, so only one of these stamps had been previously inked.
I used the MISTI  so I could stamp multiple times using Versafine Smokey Gray to get the intensity I wanted.  Less intimidating to color only 1 image & I hadn't done the Spotlight Technique in ages.  I used 2 pink Zigs & blended with clear Wink of Stella for a beautiful shimmer.  The circle die cut is Lawn Fawn & is popped up with black fun foam.  I sponged the Smokey Gray ink on the card front & used it to stamp the sentiment which is over-stamped in Watermark & clear embossed.  This is the first time I've used the sentiment which is in a stamp set from The Ton which Virginia included in a giveaway I won.  All the sentiments are wonderful--think I'll just leave it on my table as they'll get lots of use.  I'm also entering The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge, The Playground (circles from snippets) & Time Out.  Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.
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26 comments:

  1. two wonderful cards Greta - especially love the spotlight one using the gray for the background - that's a great stamp set and you certainly did it proud!

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  2. They are both so well though out and so perfectly executed!
    Bravo my Friend!
    xx

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  3. Two wonderful cars, I really love them both! Such delightful floral designs. Thanks for joining the birthday party at TIME OUT!

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  4. Beautiful cards Greta. Both are so pretty

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  5. I think you did a wonderful job with your colouring... Both cards are beautiful! I finally bought some colouring pencils and they are still unopened!

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  6. I love both cards Greta - fabulous designs and your colouring is really good. I need to try blending zigs with WOS, such a great idea!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. you are really on a roll, greta!! more fabulous designs!! love your coloring on kraft and the spotlighting on the second one is amazing!!

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  8. Two really beautiful cards, Greta! I think you rocked the challenges with these winners!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Two beautiful cards Greta, I especially love the top one.

    Sue xx

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  10. Two gorgeous cards, Greta - especially love the colorful pink blossom!!

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  11. What a great job you have done on your first card with limited colours. Such a pretty second card two. Two great cards today...Thank you x

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  12. Two lovely cards Greta and your colouring looks super. I particularly like your blending on the second and you,ve created a very pretty background. Barbxx

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  13. Another lovely pair of cards Greta! LOVE the beautiful peach bloom on the second card!

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  14. Beautiful cards with lovely flowers! Love the small panels with the flowers on the first card! And, the second card is so pretty with the stamped background and gorgeous blossom!!

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  15. I don't know how we got along before the Misti came along. I still don't always get things straight! Your coloring is lovely and I do like the white embossing. I like how you made your background on the second card and that pink looks terrific.

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  16. Greta you are too hard on yourself; your colouring is perfect! Keep in mind that I created a disaster last weekend with my single flower LOL. Your second card is elegant but also has a modern touch with that sytamped background. I love that shade of gray. And that sentimentis gorgeous. I might come over to craft beside you hee hee!

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  17. Two super cards and your colouring looks amazing Greta!
    I love the tripe repeat design, so effective.
    Thanks so much for joing this month's Happy Little Stamper's Challenge
    Anne

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  18. Love the second one. That is one of my favorite sets. Love how you highlighted the flower!

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  19. Love the embossed squares on the top card, what a great way to show off the flowers.

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  20. Your colouring looks wonderful to me Greta. I love the lotus look flower with the elegant grey border and the trio of blooms on the first card are beautiful too. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  21. Two beautiful cards...just beautiful Miss Greta!

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  22. OH, Greta, both cards are simply beautiful. Flowers always make me smile. The second one is a show-stopper! I love it!

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  23. Wonderful cards Greta, there is something so fun about a card with three windows...and the spotlight card is fabulous as well. The gray is such a nice change from black.

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  24. Two just lovely cards. Love the trio of inchie flowers on #1, the soothing feeling of the color scheme. I really like the way you've made the background on #2, and then used one of the flowers to color as a focal point. So pretty! TFS (and I saw you in the Snippets Playground!) Hugs

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  25. Two beautiful cards, Greta. Great design. You created a really beautiful CAS card. It really looks amazing. Thank you for sharing this beautiful card with us at HLS CAS.
    Hugs,
    BożenA DT HLS

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