Sunday, June 5, 2011

PSC72 Sentimental Melinda

Good Morning and Happy Sunday. This week's Paper Sundaes Challenge is super easy - you just need to use a sentiment. And since we have a fabulous sponsor for this week - Whiff of Joy - I used their stamp called Melinda with Bouquet for my card.
I was browsing challenge blogs and when I saw the inspiration card on CASE Study challenge blog I was immediately inspired. I used the same technique, layout and similar color scheme, but used different stamps and added twine. The butterflies from the sentiment were transformed into stamped ones.
Melinda was colored with Copics - I used my new Xpress It paper and I have to say, blending was much easier on it!
For the background I used several SU sets - flowery swirls are from Elements of Style, Butterflies from Botanicals and the splotches from Branch Out. Inks are all SU too.
Sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps - yes, I do have a ticket die, just couldn't find it so I had to just cut it out freehand ;) - Note to myself: organize dies

I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Flutter By Wednesday - open theme
Charisma Cardz - something that flies
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - Blue, Green and Yellow


Jill said...

Your background makes me swoon!!! So, so, SO beautiful! HUGS!

Deena said...

I loooove the background on this card...sooo very pretty!

Aimes said...

Your background panel is gorgeous! What a fab way to showcase that technique!
Thanks for joining us on CASE study this week!

Faye said...

That background paper looks fantastic! What a brilliant card. Love it. xx

Jenny said...

Yes! Dont you just love that Express paper - from Australia, I think - brag brag! Stunning card and now you have in turn inspired me. Ta heaps. Hugs Jenny B x

Amanda R said...

I think I said it before but this is just stunning! Definitely gotta try this background technique!

Kristen said...

Gorgeous card....Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations this week.

Crystal said...

Fabulous background Alica & I love how you cut out the image!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh my goodness, what a GORGEOUS background you created! Lovely!

Christine said...

This is gorgeous, Alica! I love that beautiful background, wow!

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