Artistic Avenger


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Inspired by Renee

Today I actually got time to play around with some online challenges. I was so excited to have even just a half hour of “me-time”! So, I decided I’d play with two I haven’t in quite some time – ColourQ and Pals Paper Arts!

 

When trying to figure out what to do I decided to channel a stamping inspiration to me, Renee van Stralen. She is awesome. She has this knack of making bright colours look soft – something I’d love to figure out how she is able to do. (funny little side note: as I was typing this post, Renee sent me the nicest blog comment, too funny!)

 

The size of my card today is 4 1/4 square. The base is Rich Razzleberry and then I layered with Early Espresso and then Lucky Limeade designer paper. I then added a horizontal strip of Pumpkin Pie on which I tied some Early Espresso 1/8″ Taffeta (twice).

 

On this central panel, I used First Edition designer paper then I stamped images from Raining Flowers using my Early Espresso ink pad. I then took the challenge colours and my blender pen and went to work colouring in the flowers softly. To finish it off, I embossed a sentiment from Curly and Cute.

 

Then, I criss crossed some Linen Thread and in the cross, I added a Pumpkin Pie flower from the Bitty Punch Pack and in the centre a basic pearl and a little leaf cut from the 2-Step bird punch.

 

Thanks for stopping by today!

Products used on today’s project – CLICK HERE to buy them NOW!:


Cardstock: 
Lucky Limeade, Early Espresso, Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie.


Ink:
Lucky Limeade, Early Espresso, Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip craft.


Stamps:
Raining Flowers, Curly Cute.


Accessories:
In Colours Designer Paper, Linen Thread, Blender Pen, Bitty Punch Pack, Basic Pearls, 1/8″ Early Espresso Taffeta, clear embossing powder.