Saturday, April 06, 2019

Leaves

 A very simple card today, inspired by my favourite challenge and a beach towel found here.

I am using a new to me stencil from a Colorful Life, and the sentiment is from Picket Fence Studios. 
 I wanted more depth of colour for my card than the beach towel has, so for the green I used 2 colours, Twisted Citron base and Mowed Lawn over on a few leaves. On a few more I used just the Mowed Lawn, then the Cracked Pistachio.
 I trimmed the leaves panel and attached a matching matting, then stamped with the Cracked Pistachio, doing so very lightly so as not to get a bleed, which usually works, but not always. Today was a lucky day.
I really like the results and hope you do as well.
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4 comments :

  1. SO PRETTY, Kia!!! LOVE the WHOLE DESIGN! Your leaves are PERFECT compared to your inspiration piece! AND I LOVE the Make-Up Brushes! LOL I also LOVE the placement of your sentiment & that blue card stock popping out on the other side!!! A WONDERFUL CARD!!! ;)

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    1. Many thanks Becky, I really love this stencil.

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  2. Very cool design, Kia! The color combo is very soothing and your stenciling is very beautiful (love the shades)!
    Hideko xx

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  3. Thanks so much Hideko, I appreciate it.

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