Saturday, 26 March 2016

PPA293 and FMS 229

It's a wet autumn day but after the long drought of summer, it's a pleasant relief. Being a long weekend as well, things are looking good. So today, I've combined two challenges: the soft, dreamy, spring colours from Pals Paper Arts and an interesting sketch from Freshly Made Sketches.



Because the colours in the challenge were so spring-like, naturally I started thinking flowers and got out a set I haven't used for a long time, Altenew's Painted Flowers. It's a tricky wee beast to use, with its three steps but it makes such a pretty image, it's worth persevering with. I masked a strip of the background and used Timeless Textures to create a soft band of colour for the flowers to sit on.




on the inside...


Ingredients
Card: Mint Macaron, Whisper White
Stamps: Altenew Painted Flowers, SU Timeless Textures, W&W Big, Bold and Party.
Inks: Mint Macaron, So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Tuxedo Black
Other: Square framelit, black pen to colour edges of the squares.





7 comments:

  1. Jan - these flowers are so sweet in these squares. What a great card! Thank you so much for playing along with this week’s Color Challenge at Pals Paper Arts.

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  2. Beautiful spring flowers! Such a pretty card! Thanks for sharing it at FMS!

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  3. Beautiful card! I love those flowers! They are coloured beautifully! The inside of the card is lovely as well! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  4. What a stunning CAS card! Love the flowers and the border that they are sitting on! The recipient of this card is a lucky friend. Thanks for including the PPA color challenge in your stamping fun this week!

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  5. I love the masking to create the strip of spots for the flowers to float on. The flowers make have tested you yet you make it look effortless. And I love the inside as much as the front. Thanks for sharing your creativity with the Pals this week.

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  6. Absolutely love the little squares with flowers, and the whole card used the colors beautifully. Thank you for playing with us at PPA this week.

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