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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Always Hopeful


Hello!  Back with another card for a challenge over at 365 Cards. For Challenge 179, we are working with a the sketch below:
The focal images are stamped in Mowed Lawn Distress Ink onto Specialty Paper and layered over black paper and a paper doily.  The bottom border is a combination of a paper border from Martha Stewart and vintage seam binding.  The flower, leaves and pearls are from my stash.  The word stickers are ChitChat Stickers by Idea-olgy.  I hope everyone is doing well.  Thinking of those along our Gulf Coast who are being hammered by Hurricane Isaac. Best wishes, Yvonne

8 comments:

Sue said...

Hello Yvonne
Gosh I love the elegant and sensual Purple Bg, it sets up your card beautifully, as this is what your eye focuses on first, then the purity of your White creates a stunning effect. There is excitement and a little daring, I just love the uniqueness and your images are a perfect contrast in the refreshing Green.
Great work.
Smiles:)
Sue

Brenda Brown said...

I love your interpretation of the sketch Yvonne and the fabulous colours and images.
Hugs Brenda xox

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Great card Yvonne, love the layout and the images are gorgeous. Love the addition of the doily offset to one side, lovely touch. Tracy x

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love the green with the purple, and what a fabulous sentiment. Many thanks for joining us at 365 Cards Super Sketchy Sunday.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wonderful color combination.

Rose said...

beautiful take on the sketch!!!

Rose 365 Cards DT

wendipooh13 said...

oh wow!!! LOVE LOVE the stamped images and the colors!!!! thanks soo much for playing with 365 Cards!!!!!

annieambriel said...

oh wow! look at the gorgeous colours. Love the deep bright purple and such a lovely take on the sketch.

Thanks for joining us over at 365cards.