Thursday, March 26, 2015

So Pretty ~ CCMC348 & RS157


Hello, hello!  It's time for Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!  Challenge #348 calls for us to use the beautiful trio of Rose Red, Soft Sky and Sahara Sand!  
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The other CCMC designers have come up with some real good looking samples to inspire you!  Make sure you check them all out!
When I first saw these colors I immediately thought winter....don't ask me why.  Well, maybe it was the snowflake shapes....I don't know. Anyway, once I started playing around with a few butterflies and flowers I could see how these colors can go spring easily!  They are just so darned pretty and soft together!  

I also used the sketch from Retro Sketches 157 for my card this week.  You could do just about anything under the sun with this sketch!  


I used two of the Irresistibly Yours DSP,  On the polka dot paper, I stamped the image right onto the paper in Sahara in and then used my blender pen to subtly color in some Rose Red on the petals of the flowers.  I then sponged on some Soft Sky ink just over the flower in the corner.  I very lightly stamped the honeycomb stamp across the bottom and then the "rope" image along the side.  I added the medium size die cut butter fly in both Rose Red and Vellum.  I like the softness that the vellum bring to the Rose Red color.  I finished it off with a Something Borrowed embellishment.


I hope you get some time to play along with us this week!  I can't wait to see what everyone does with these lovely colors!

Thanks for taking a peek!
Jenny



9 comments:

  1. Jenny this is so very pretty! I love the way you stamped and coloured the distressed central panel - so beautiful behind that fabulous embellished butterfly.

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  2. SO many pretty details on here! I love that you stamped on the polka dot DSP! Love that look! Great job with the color challenge this week!

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  3. What great layers and gorgeous stamping and shading on the polka dot dsp! I also love how you toned down the Rose Red on the butterfly with a vellum layer - very pretty!! This is a "wow" card!

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  4. Beautifully designed and colored!

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  5. Oh wow, Jenny. Your card is beautiful! The layered butterfly is a lovely contrast to the soft colors of the flowers. And I love the distressed edges.

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  6. What a gorgeous card. I really love that butterfly.

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  7. Great vintage look and feel! Love the way the butterfly takes center stage while the other elements are soft and muted.

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  8. Beautiful use of the Irresistibly Yours DSP designs! Love how you added so many subtle images in a subtle manner and your coloring of the flower is so lovely!! Beautiful double butterfly too!

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