Sunday, 24 May 2015

Bordering Blooms ...

Hi everyone, I would like to share with you my card that I made for the sketch challenge at Pals Paper Arts.  The background is inspired by a card that Stampin' Up Artisan, Allison Okamitsu created using the new "Bohemian Borders" stamp set in neutrals.  You can see Allison's card here.  As I currently do not have this stamp set I made the background using the same watercolour and embossing technique using the "Bordering Blooms" stamp set.


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I used a colour scheme of Rose Red, Watermelon Wonder, Blushing Bride and Pink Pirouette for the watercolour wash.  I then stamped the images from the "Bordering Blooms" in Versamark and embossed with White Embossing Powder.


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As I loved Allison's card so much I made another card in the same design using the colours Soft Suede, Tip Top Taupe, Crumb Cake and Sahara Sand.


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3 comments:

  1. Although both cards are great, I must admit I am so drawn to the neutrals card. I too am not really a bohemian fan, but sometimes it just seems perfect. Thanks for including the PPA in your stamping fun this week!!

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  2. Love your graduated colors! Great inspiration! Pretty cards.....thanks for joining us at FMS!

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  3. Beautiful! And I love the two different spins on it...changing the colors definitely changes up the feel! So glad you joined us at Pals Paper Arts

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