Saturday, June 23, 2018

Flowers & Stripes

I've been wanting to play with this color combination for awhile, and today's the day!

supplies: white and black card stock, Impression Obsession Painted Stripes cling stamp, Wplus9 You Equals Kind clear stamps, Simon's inks: Teeny Bikini, Rosie Cheeks, Duckling, Melon, JellyBean, and Green Apple, Altenew Flower Arrangement die, Stitched Rectangles die, sequins to match

This IO cling combines brush strokes into a striped background, but inking it in different colors like this, it would have been more efficient to use just a brush stroke stamp, as I masked and stamped each color separately.  I do love these colors together, though.  After I had inked my background, I used the same colors to make my flowers, adding a black dotted center to them to balance out my black sentiment die.  

We've had all kinds of weather here today - torrential downpours followed by sunshine followed by clouds. Hope you're enjoying your day whether you're in or out!


  1. Pretty card! The color choices are fantastic, and the style of the sentiment and flowers go together perfectly.

  2. This looks great Lin, its going to have to go to my case file. I really love the look.

  3. Just love the shades you chose for your painted stripes, Lin! So great with the flower bunches and the crisp black sentiment!!

  4. I like that brushstroke background with matching colors on the flowers. Perfect.

  5. What a fabulous colour combination Lin, and a beautiful card!

  6. Beautiful card. Love the pretty color combo and the design. TFS


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