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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Happy Anniversary

A simple card using Hero Arts flower stamp.

First attempt after I finished painting my stamped image ended up in the bin. Next one I won't throw away cause I can use the back to watercolour something else as its good quality watercolour paper.

Next one I finished and felt it was a bit pale asI had white embossed on watercolour paper and yellow flowers , well just wasn't happy. One of those mornings so okay time to stop painting and go copics. This is the result
I stamped this flower which is a Hero Art stamp, an oldie but just love it. Has such an elegance about it. So I stamped on linen card stock, coloured with copics. Added some yellow sparkles (the word is gone) and stamped Anniversary in Dark Grey Hero Art Ink. Finished it off with a die cut 'happy' from Winnie & Walter (love their font style).

Was very pleased with the end result. Now to enter it in
CAS on Sunday Challenge #58 Cheer Up Buttercup

I knew there was another challenge I wanted to enter this in but I still haven't found a system that keeps track of what I see. I write so many lists I get confused and it was just a reminder came up on feedly that I saw the blog that inspired my yellow flowers in the first place. I have just enough time to add this to the Always Playing with Paper: The Challenge #35 Using the one flower made me think of something in a vase and of course the yellow. so this is my card from the inspiration photo.

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Aileen! We all have those colouring days... but isn't that what we call 'creative opportunities', it's all part of having fun really even if it's frustrating lol.

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  2. Morning sweetie, this is Fabulous :0) hugs Pops x

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  3. Lovely CAS card, thank you for joining our challenge at CAS on Sunday!

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  4. Glad you stuck with it Aileen, because this turned out beautifully! :)

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  5. This is a beautiful anniversary card! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!

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  6. What a gorgeous card! First time painting! Wow, you did a great job. Love that gold sentiment. Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!

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  7. Lovely Anniversary card. Beautiful flowers and I love the gold "happy" too! Thanks for playing The Challenge!

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