Sunday, June 6, 2010

An Exciting Day...

Our current Paper Player Challenge this week is "Masculine or Father's Day". Please click HERE to see the Design Team Samples and to find Mr. Linky!!
 
Today is an exciting day for me!!  I just launched a brand new challenge blog with some wonderful blogging friends.  I have wanted to do this for a long time!  I saw the colours on Stacey's Curtain Call Colour Challenge and the sketch at CPS, and decided to make a card to reflect how I am feeling today!
The sentiment I chose is from a retired set but sums up my feelings exactly, it says "HAPPINESS is when what you THINK, what you SAY and what you DO are in Harmony."  Well I am happy today for sure and I love paper crafting!  The colours from Stacey's Challenge...so soft and pretty...I was also inspired by the photo.  I have also added the sketch from CPS. Love it!
I inked up my Fifth Avenue Florals set in Whisper White craft in and using white embossing powder, I embossed it.  Then I used some Bashful Blue and Night of Navy re-inkers and a watercolour pen to colour the flowers.  I then cut each flower out and covered them in Crystal Effects to make them shiny.  I used the spiral punch to make the main panel look like it was from a book.  Then I added a little leaf cut out in Celery using the Little Leaves Die and my Big Shot.  The background is the inspire stamp from the Charming set, inked up in Bashful Blue.

Thank you for stopping by today! 
Smiles,
Lesley :)

9 comments:

  1. Ga ga gorgeous, Lesley! those watercolored flowers are beautiful and I love the clean/crisp design:) thanks for playing along at the Curtain Call, my friend!

    and a BIG congrats on the new challenge blog! can't wait to see more:)

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  2. You must be feeling wonderful, because that card is just absolutely splendid! Congrats on the new challenge blog and thanks for playing along at the Curtain Call this week.

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  3. Gorgeous card using this week's colors. Love the flowers and how you used the spiral punch on the side. of the sentiment panel. Thanks for playing the Curtain Call :D

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  4. Very pretty, Lesley! I LOVE these colors!

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  5. This is stunning!!! LOVE it!

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  6. I love this card and the colors you used. Very nice job! Also, congrats on the new challenge blog! Can't wait to check it out!

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  7. Stunning use of both the colours and the sketch- the flowers are an absolute winner! Thanks for joining in the fun at Curtain Call this week! :)

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  8. This is beautiful! I love the sentiment block, and those flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for using CPS 170 & playing at the Curtain Call this week!

    ♥♥♥Lea

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Thank you for stopping by! I appreciate the time you took to leave me a little stamping love!!
Lesley :)