Thursday, May 25, 2017

Papertrey May Blog Hop Challenge


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Time for the monthly PTI Blog Hop which I almost forgot about, having been gone.  Fortunately, a friend reminded me & I made my card last night.  My original idea didn't work since I was missing one of the things I needed.  
Usually I pretty much case the inspiration, but instead I just used the colors & splatter from the photo & a bit of watercoloring that's hard to see.  I've had Lovely Layers for a long time & still really love it.  I used the 4 dies with these cardstocks: Stormy Sea, Hibiscus Burst & Pale Peony.  Each die cut was heavily brushed with clear Wink of Stella.  Then I tried something new by watercoloring some detail on top with the matching ink.  You can see it on the Pale Peony.  I decided the Stormy Sea wasn't blue enough, so those pieces were watercolored with Enchanted Evening.  Love the die cut card from the Don't Forget to Write kit.  I recently got the Mat Stack 3 stamp set not realizing how much I'd love the little sentiments.  One of these days I need to use the images--haha! Always tons of inspiration in the hop--can't wait to see what everyone made.  I'm also entering HLS Anything Goes with Dies & Word Art Wednesday.
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Before I go, thought you might enjoy seeing this sunset shot of the bay from our campsite.  Thanks so much for stopping by. 

32 comments:

  1. Just love your layered flower, Greta! Gorgeous hand painted details!!

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  2. What a pretty card Greta! I've had Lovely Layers for years too and never think to use it, but it worked out perfectly for this challenge...love it!! :0)

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  3. a beautiful take on the inspiration, greta!!

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  4. I love the simple elegance of your card!! So pretty! I have those dies but always forget about them. Good reminder ;)

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  5. Greta this is an absolute beauty! Nice to see this older set again what a great choice! Looks like a gorgeous view, I think campsite have some of the best views ever!

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  6. This is awesome, Greta. But then again, your cards are always lovely. Thanks so much for stopping by to share your sweet card with us. I love to have you play along and share your talents. Have a blessed week, and please be sure to join us again soon.
    Karen L
    Word Art Wednesday

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  7. Greta, this is such a lovely card, I really enjoy the bit of shimmer on the petals.

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  8. lovely card Greta - and the bit of watercoloring really adds wonderful depth to the petals!

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  9. This is gorgeous, Greta! Way to make the inspiration work for you in a beautiful way! And way to take a spectacular sunset photo!! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. What a great way to use Lovely Layers - very pretty!

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  11. Very pretty!!!Love your card!!!It has been a while,lot going on,take care,have a great week end!!!

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  12. I tried to get a card made but didn't have time. Your is simply gorgeous Greta!! Happy Memorial Day sweet friend!

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  13. I love the simple flower on your card
    and lovely pink splatter Greta
    sweet shape too
    cute and beautifully made
    I join too PTI Blog hop so so happy if you like to visit my card..its here
    http://creativewithmonika.blogspot.de/2017/05/pti-mayblog-hop-challenge-card-and-one.html
    hugs

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  14. What a perfectly pretty little notecard!! Love the layered focal elements! And WOW to the beautiful sunset too ;)

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  15. The clean and simple look work perfectly for this challenge. I love the light touch with the watercolour flicks on the background and Wink of Stella adds some subtle highlights. TFS

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  16. This is beautiful, Greta! I love all the details you've added to your bloom - so gorgeous!

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  17. Greta, your Lovely Layers is superb! The contrast in color and shape makes a great design! Bravo! Where are you camping?

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  18. what a beautiful card Greta. The central focal point is awesome

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  19. Love how you were inspired...such a pretty card!

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  20. Lovely card. I love the subtle splattered background, it sets of the flower beautifully. xx

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  21. Wonderful take on the inspiration photo! The flower is gorgeous with great dimension, so pretty! Love the scalloped edges of the card! And, such a lovely sunset photo!

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  22. This is such a pretty, shimmery flower! Great take on the inspiration photo!
    Thanks for the sunset picture - just what the doctor ordered on this rainy, gloomy day here!

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  23. Love the simplicity of your card, Greta, and Lovely Layers worked beautifully! I recently sold mine so hope I don't regret it. Beautiful sunset photo, too!

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  24. Such a veautiful card, Greta.I like the Lovely Layer Flower and the CAS look.

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  25. The single flower makes a statement all by itself with the lovely colors and shine. I love the scalloped card base. What a stunning sunset and a wonderful place for your campsite.

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  26. Beautiful card, Greta!

    Loved your camping photo. Where di you camp that had this lovely bay for a view?

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  27. Lovely card, I would like to go camping but too bad, DH not a camper at all! : (

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  28. Such a lovely CAS card..Thank you so much for joining us again at Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes with dies Challenge.. Hugs xx Deepti Aggarwal

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