Sunday, December 27, 2009

Considerate Cattails

Hello! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I got a chance to play along with the Featured Stamper challenge at SCS today. SmilynStef is the featured stamper this week. I chose this card from her beautiful gallery for my inspiration card. Participants are to change at least two things. I changed...

Different stamps
Moved the ribbon
Sponged background

I started by sponging Memento Summer Sky ink.

Sponged Memento Danube Blue ink.

Sponged Memento Grape Jelly.

Sponged Memento Paris Dusk mainly just in the lower left corner and the very edges on all sides.

I stamped the cattails from Life is Good, first with a pigment white ink, then with Summer Sky, followed by Danube Blue and finally Tuxedo Black. I stamped two to four times with each color.

For the lower layer, I sponged Danube Blue and pierced around the edges. The sentiment is also from Life is Good. After stamping, I cut it out with circle Nestabilities, layering with Pure Luxury Black Onyx, cut with scallop circle Nestabilities. I layered the panels with Black Onyx and used a Smoky Slate card base.

Thanks for visiting. Have a great day!

16 comments:

Yvonne said...

Oh, it's so beatiful! Love the coloring of the background and the stamps. A simple but yet lovely card!!! Totally my style. Have a wonderful day! (Or maybe it's night for you? Hmm...)

SmilynStef said...

Gorgeous depth of color and such a beautiful card ... thanks so much for joining me on my special day.

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

This is so peaceful and gorgeous!! What an elegant card!

Patti said...

WOW Theresa! You are just amazing! This is so elegant!

Gidget-Trish said...

Gorgeous colours and card. Love your work! :D
Trish

Anesha said...

Beautiful card. Anesha

Becky said...

You do the most gorgeous cards. When I ever need inspiration I come over here :). Love that you share so much. Thanks.

Lori said...

WOW!!! The colors are beautiful!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Such a gorgeous card! I love your step by step- you make it look so easy!!!

leenda said...

Outstanding!

Gloria Westerman said...

Magnificent masterpiece.............

Sandy Knecht said...

Lovely!

Donna said...

This is gorgeous, Theresa! I love the colors and the imagery is just beautiful!

Chelsea said...

absolutely beautiful!!!

Tina Gilliland said...

Theresa... I cannot even continue commenting on your cards anymore!!! There just aren't words to describe your work. Genius, girlfriend!!!

Susan De Abate said...

This card is absolutely beautiful. Love the colors.