Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hello Beautiful!

I'm still playing with these Vintage Roses, this time paired up with some polka dots for The Challenge this time.

I have ALWAYS been drawn to dots, but until now they were in the form of design papers and on a much smaller scale.  Suddenly I find I'm loving bigger dots, and especially the effect I can get with a stencil and several shades of ink.  Here's my card:

The Challenge #32 Polka Dots

supplies: Altenew Vintage Roses, Wplus9 Hand-Written Hello, Simon's Medium Dots Stencil, 4 shades of pale pink to raspberry ink

Here's the graphic for the challenge:


ETA: and I just found the May Power Poppy challenge, which is to fussy-cut around a stamped flower image, so I'm entering that one, too!  I love to fussy-cut, and I adore Power Poppy's wonderful stamps, and don't have a one, so fingers crossed I can win a set!

24 comments:

  1. love all the varied pink polka dots and the roses are gorgeous!!

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  2. Love your card. It's gorgeous.

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  3. You could make a card with pink roses every, single day and I would not tire of it, Lin! Beautiful card! So glad you joined us for the SSS Flickr challenge!

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  4. I love that you varied the shades of pink on the polka dots! They look so pretty behind the lovely bunch of roses!

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  5. Polka-Dots and Roses, go together like Peas and Carrots!!
    LOVELY card Lin.

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  6. The different shaded dots go perfectly with the roses Lin!

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  7. My goodness this is SO lovely Lin! I have been playing with these roses too and love creating them! Let me know what other combos you come up with! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!

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  8. So beautiful Lin, love the background and the beautiful flowers!

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  9. Oh - those roses look wonderful on the shades of pink dots, Lin!!

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  10. Gorgeous! Love the look of the different shades of rose/pink dots on your background panel. Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!

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  11. really beautiful Lin. Your roses are so pretty.

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  12. Such beautiful roses and love the dotty background.
    luv
    Debby

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  13. The roses are so pretty and match perfectly the background!!! Great job!

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  14. Oh, my, this is the prettiest thing! I've got a thing for dots and I absolutely love the different shades you stenciled on. A most beautiful stamp set that I have fallen in love with, too. Thank you for entering this in our Power & Spark Cut it Out Challenge at Power Poppy!

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  15. So very pretty! Your roses look wonderful as do the pretty colors. Thanks for playing in the Cut it Out challenge this month.

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  16. Lin, this is gorgeous, and I LOVE the shades you've used and agree with Leslie about using the different shades in your stenciling! Stunning card! Hugs!

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  17. Morning Lin! Looking for a card for Mum's 91st birthday I spied this beautiful creation and it just has to be THE one. Its gorgeous! The combination of the geometric dots and natural form roses is inspired! Mum will love it - hope you don't mind if I use your inspiration. xx

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  18. I love your card! The stenciled background is delightful! Thank you for sharing!

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    1. Elaine, this is just a guess, since this was done so long ago, but here goes, from palest to darkest: Ranger Sea Shells Shell Pink, Hero Arts Bubble Gum, Pale Tomato, and Raspberry Jam. For the greens, Hero Arts Green Hills and Grass.

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