Sunday, April 29, 2018

Spray of Blossoms

To fit the Card Concept challenge, I created a very simple spray of flowers scattered over my card using an Altenew stamp.  
 The flowers were stamped with white ink and embossed with white and then a few Distress Stains were used on this watercolor paper for a quick way of adding color.  
 The word die "congrats" by My Favorite Things was cut from watercolor paper and then also colored with Distress Stains.  
 I gave the background a wash of more Distress Stain.  
 Here is the Card Concept challenge.
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Springy Congrats

I used the sweetest color combo from the current Color Throwdown challenge for this card.  

 You need to look at the following close ups of the card to see all of the subtle texture that is included from a stamped image embossed with white.  The leaves are from a set by Altenew.  I cut them out of my watercolor paper and then colored them with Distress Inks and then inlaid them back into the piece of paper.  
 Look at that design to the entire background of the card.  I used a Simon Says Stamp background stamp.  Its a big stamp so it covered the entire card.  The word Congrats is a die cut from My Favorite Things and I coated that cut out word with Nuvo Crystal Glaze.  
 Another close up of the colored leaves that match the color challenge.  
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

Monday, April 9, 2018

So Proud of You card

My card started out with this weeks CAS(e) this Sketch.
 Plus I just received my first The Ton Stamps and had to put them to use.  I used three of the flowers from a bouquet of flowers so I could make them fit the sketch.  
 I colored my flowers and leaves with some Zig Clean Color markers on watercolor paper.  The background was created with Distress Stains and a line stencil again on watercolor paper.  
 Here is the CAS(e) this Sketch.
My card also fits the Inspired by challenge too.
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

Saturday, April 7, 2018

It's Your Day card

Not only did I want to use a few online challenges, I wanted to use my new Altenew flower dies. 
 That dotted background die is by Lil' Inkers, I thought this created a lacey look to go along with the photo in the Time Out challenge.  
 The flower and leaves are using some dies from a set by Altenew.  The flower is three layers and I colored each layer with Distress Stains before assembling the flower.  The banner and sentiment is from a set from Avery Elle.  
 Here is the Time Out photo inspiration challenge
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)