Thursday, 12 September 2013

Butterfly Thanks


A few challenges have caught my eye this week. The first is at Stamping Sensations where the inspiration is a picture of poppies. The second is a colour challenge at Less is More, the colours being dark green & rust, and the third is at CAS-ology where the cue is silhouettes. I immediately decided against rust-coloured poppies as they would look like they should be thrown on the compost heap!

Instead I settled on silhouette-stamped poppies with a brayered & script-stamped background on the base card, behind an aperture cut from a piece of card popped up on dimensional glue. The greeting & butterfly were stamped in rust-coloured ink.
Cardstock: Xerox Colotech Plus 300gsm
Stamps: Artemio 10001023, Inspired by Stamping Fancy Sentiments, Hero Arts, Inkylicious Script
Inks: Adirondack Terracotta, Distress Peeled Paint


8 comments:

  1. Great inking and stamping through the mask Helen and wonderful Autumnal colours.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations challenges.

    B x

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  2. This is just lovely!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. Such a pretty colour combination! Love all the clean white space, too! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  4. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  5. Stunning card, Helen! Love it! Thanks for sharing it with us at stamping Sensations, and good luck!

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  6. A beautiful take on our theme, Helen! I love the butterfly! Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations this month.

    Lynne

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  7. What a Fabulous poppy creation
    thanks for joining us a Stamping sensations this month and good luck!

    Francesca x

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