Gone Green


This Thank You card I wanted to make already last weekend, but I never got around to it as there was too much happening on TV; the Crown Princess Wedding in Sweden, then all the Worldcup games… 🙂 Anyway; today has been a glorious day with striking sunshine and temperatures around 30 degrees, so I have been sitting outside in the garden, coloring these images.

Sketch Saurday #108

I adore my new stamps from C.C. Designs and wanted to make a card with one of those for the Fussy and Fancy challenge “Monochromatic & Wings”. I decided to use the stamp “Birgitta on a Tree Stump”, as it would fit in well with Sketch Saturday’s sketch. Silly me didn”t notice though that Birgitta had wings, so I replaced her with “Gretel”. 😳 Oh well; now I can join in with this week’s Pixie Challenge “Seeing Two”, using 2 or more images. Since I missed out on the Sketch Saturday challenge, I’ve allowed myself some more freedom with this card, i.e. I moved the sentiment and I added the lace border to the bottom of the card. The beautiful papers are from Maja Design and those in combination with the lace, gives the card a bit of Vintage feeling, so I think it qualifies for Stamp Something’s challenge “Vintage & Flowers”. I found a few more challenges I could enter this card into, among those Hanna & Friends, who are asking for your favorite color. That is green, which most of this card consists of. I hope it’s  monotone enough for the “Fussy & Fancy” and Craftalicious challenges.

"Gretel", C.C. Designs

Challenges
ABC – X is for Xtra Dimension
Crafty Creations – #73 “Shine” (Glitter)
Stamp Something – Vintage & Flowers
Stampavie – #100 Hearts
Hanna & Friends – #50 Favorite Color
Craftalicious -#2 Monotone
Fussy and Fancy – #13 Monochromatic & Wings
Pixie Dust Studio – #28 “Seeing 2” (Use 2 or more images)

Recipe
Sentiment Stamp: Stampin’ Up!
Stamps: “Birgitta on a Tree Stump” (without Birgitta! :-))
“Gretel”, both  C.C. Designs
Copics: Dress: G40, G20 T-shirt & Boots: G24
Hair: E33, Y21, Y11, Y00 Skin: E11, E51, E000, R20
TreeStump: E59, E57, E25, E51 Mushrooms: R29, R24, R22
Sky & Grass: G40, G82, G24 / B00 (airbrushed)
Punch: Lace Heart Punch, Martha Stewart
Embellishments: Flowers (Wild Orchid Crafts) Lace (Pysseltagen)
Misc.: Wing: Ranger Stickles Glitter Star Dust Glue
Flowers: Ranger Ice Stickles Glitter Lime Ice Glue


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