Monday, August 20, 2012

Aqua, tan and cream

CR84FN#61

supplies: cream and tan cardstock, Hero Arts Tides layering paper, PTI  The Sweet Life, Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden Collection, Technique Tuesday Mon Ami Paris, tumbled glass and broken china distress inks on flowers, peeled paint and shabby shutters on leaves, soft pool chalk ink for tone-on-tone images on card, VersaFine Deep Lagoon ink, Nesties scalloped rectangles, tiny button and crochet thread

This is my entry for the 61st CR84FN challenge, based on these colors:


They are so soothing, I may play more than once this time......

And my card fits for the Card Design Handbook Week: Focal Point Challenge at Moxie Fab World, too.

Thanks for your visit and your kind comments!

21 comments:

  1. Oh you are right Lin, these colors are so soothing and you have combined them to make a wonderful card. I love whole "french" feel through out and LOVE the double matting in the kraft and cream. Beaut!

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  2. This is absolutely gorgeous, Lin! The background is beautiful and your colouring of the flowers and leaves is wonderful! Just love these colours!

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  3. Beautiful balance Lin! Love the soft, subtle stamping on the card base!

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  4. Hi, Lin! Love these colors together. Your roses are perfectly done. Tres chic!!!

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  5. Oh Lin, another beautiful, beautiful card!

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  6. Lin, these colors are soothing, so true! And the HA roses...so gorgeous in blue!

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  7. Lin, what a beautiful card! Great job with the color challenge. Makes me smile :)

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  8. You used these colors beautifully, Lin! Wonderful focal point too! Good luck in the challenges! :)

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  9. Stunning card Lin! Love those beautiful blossoms! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

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  10. what a delightful card Lin.

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  11. Wowie Lin! this is Soo Pretty Pretty! Love the Wonderful roses and lovely soft stamping on your BG too! Just a Beautiful creation! So glad you could join us at CR84FN! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  12. Another beauty! Love your layered rectangle labels!

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  13. Saw this on Flickr- love it Lin!

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  14. Oh, my....this is so very rich and comforting with your great use of these colors. The dimension and layers add so much. I am plum out of words, so I'll just say I love it! Perfect for the challenges, too.

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  15. J'adore your card!

    I'm a newbie to crafting. How did you apply the Distress Inks to the flowers? I thought you used markers. Was it a special tool to control the ink?

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  16. I knew you'd be brilliant with Sweet Life Lin! Its a stamp set just made for your expertise - and you've created a masterpiece here! So, so pretty.

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  17. Yep, that's a focal point alright! Love the subtle stamping in the BG too though. Lovely colors.

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  18. Beautiful card Lin, I love the subtle stamped background, and the layered labels. Thanks for joining us at CR84FN this week!

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  19. Lin - this is absolutely fabulous. I love the subtle background stamping, the beautiful blue roses (if only I could find them in real life) and the layered sentiment labels. Fab! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN this week!

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  20. Hey Lin! Thanks for linking this up to the Focal Point Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!