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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Good Notes

*please see below for The {Stamps} of Life new release*

Polly is our hostess this week over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge and here's her challenge:

I love Pink, whether it's a bright fushcia pink or a pretty rose pink - and teamed up with Turquoise well, they sure do make a bold statement!! This colour combination creates a bright, cheerful and a beautiful feminine palette that also reminds me of the 1980's and what a fab decade that was for music!! So break out the pinks, turquoises and not forgetting a splash of black and white and join in with this weeks challenge.

I stepped out of my comfort zone again this week by using some sprays on my background.  I'm not a "messy" stamper at all but I love how this came out and I've got some fun new products to play with.

I stamped my image before spraying on the background and then I used my versamark pen to emboss inside the flower petals.

Come join us over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge for your chance to win a $30 gift certificate for stamps.

Card details:
Stamps: Giant Daisy 3058 and When Your Heart Speaks 10003 from Stampotique Originals
Cardstock: Tempting Turquoise, Basic Black, Naturals White
Inks: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black and Versamark, Dylusions Spray in Bubble Gum Pink, Copic marker
Embellishments: Clear Embossing Powder


Sam & Poppy said...

This is lovely Kim :) xx

Anonymous said...

I love your "comfort zone" cards, but this is stunning too Kim!!!

Jane Wetzel said...

Kim...gorgeous! Gosh, I love this quote so much..i think i am hoarding it! lol

Kay Wallace said...

Brilliant use of this month's color combo @ Stampotique, Kim! Great quote, but for me, it's all about those vivid turquoise flower centers!

Kaz said...

This is adorable Kim, I must dig out that flower stamp!! xx

Karin said...

gorgeous card, love the quote!

Sue said...

Gorgeous Kim, love the ink spraying x

france papillon said...

love how you just added some turquoise accents and the elements you combined! gorgeous card :)))

Unknown said...

Love your card Kim. Great job with the inks!!!!


Astrid Stulemeijer (AssiCrafts) said...

Really love this grungy style! Beautiful card! XOXO

Reflective Art Studio said...

Loving your sprays and splats. xoxo

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