Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Featuring Blue

Yesterday I was working with pink but today I am featuring the blue shades in my work. I made another card which can work for many occasions with the outside sentiment I added.


I used a brayer to create an ombre looking background for my focal image of flowers. They are from the Gina K. Designs set called Dogwood and Butterfly which is illustrated by Theresa Momber. I colored the flowers in with my Bic Mark-It alcohol pens. The ombre background was done with a Shades of Blue rainbow pad from Marvy. 

The base card is white but it was dressed up with the addition of dies to create frames and layers. The sentiment is also a die. 

Cheery Lynn Dies used are:
Royal Scandinavian Boutique Stacker A2 Frame DL313
Oval-Classic Stackers Nesting Dies XM-7
God Bless CARA-26

I am entering this in the following challenges:
Scrapy Land Blog Challenge
Mod Squad Blog Challenge
Double "D" Challenge

Well, that is all I will be making today. I hope your day is going well. We are getting some drizzle and so I hope the roads don't end up getting slippery as I have to travel tomorrow for a medical checkup. I am not a fan of icy roads or sidewalks.

Thanks for looking and I so appreciate all of the wonderful comments you leave me.

God bless,
Verna

18 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Verna! Love the frame and colors.

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  2. Beautiful creation Verna and great job on the technique! I'm so glad you've found us and come to join in the fun at our new challenge blog! Thanks so much for joining in our 1st challenge at Double D Challenges! We hope you’ll come back often.
    Darlene
    DOUBLE D
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  3. Beautifully striking card with the ombre look Verna. My favorite color is blue. Thanks for playing in the Challenge at the Mod Squad.

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  4. Beautiful Verna. When I saw this I was hoping you entered it at Double D. I never would have thought of using this stamp in blue but it looks great.

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  5. Your blue flowers are GORGEOUS! I also love that die and the blue background!

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  6. You make the loveliest cards! That is one of my favorite images! You colored it beautifully! Love your die cuts and blues. And thank you for always cheering me up on my blog with your kind comments ♥

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  7. So beautiful in every way. Lovely image, color and design detail. Thanks for sharing with us at Double "D" Challenge.
    Amelia (Double "D" Challenge Design Team)

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  8. Your "blue" card is stunning, Verna.

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  9. Oh, this is perfect for our Double D Forget Me Not Challenge! So glad you played along! So very pretty. I do like to have all occasion cards on hand, especially when they're easy to mail like this one. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  10. Beautiful card! I love the blue flowers and the blue background! Very lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #33!

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  11. So beautiful, love the blue and your die cut layers

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  12. How gorgeous! Lovely blue shades in your flowers (perfect for the DD challenge). But it is also perfect for our Scrapy Land challenge! Thanks for joining us! Hugs, de

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  13. I love that cover plate die.....it's just gorgeous! and of course all that beautiful blue, your flowers are just wonderful!! Thanks for all the inspiration here!!

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  14. Oh so pretty, Verna. The shades of blues are gorgeous!
    x Asha

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  15. How gorgeous! Lovely blue shades in your flowers.. Thanks for joining us at Scrapy Land challenge!

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  16. Beautifully created card..love those flowers! Thank you for joining us at Double D Forget Me Not challenge!
    Diane DD DT

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