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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Summer Days

I was inspired by some gorgeous paper I found at the store and tried to re-create the paper on my card for the CR84FN  challenge and the Simon Says Stamp and Show some Bling challenge:
 

The background is glimmer mist in a lovely yellow. I added a layer of vintage photo over the top and edges with a sponge.  I then stamped with pearl mist on the background a swirly design using pearl mist and added a few water spots using a mister. 

Stamp the flowers using brown pigment ink and heat emboss using Stampendous aged gold embossing powder. Accent with a little glimmer.

Stamp the dragonfly with versamark and heat emboss using gold embossing powder and glitter.

Stamp the sentiment using brown pigment ink and heat emboss using clear embossing powder.

Add a light touch of script using the dream text cling (Stampendous) and brown pigment ink.

The lovely  CR84FN36 colors are courtesy of Martha Stewart: 



For all the details on the challenge this week go to the CR84FN blog. 

The wonderful  CR84FN Design Team:

Deborah Frings * Sue Lelli  * Andrea Matthews *  Stephanie Kraft * Suzanne Czosek (me)  *  Heather Jensen * Mona Pendleton  * Lisa Somerville 


Thanks for stopping by! 

Suzz

24 comments:

  1. You did an awesome job on your background Suzz ~ it looks like designer paper alright. Love the dragonfly.

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous and I bet it's so much nicer in real life! Love those colours. Don't know what Pearl Mist is - not for stamping, anyway - but will now have to find out - drat!!! Inspirational - thank you.

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  3. Love the collage background. TFS ;-)

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  4. Oh my, another masterpiece! My hubby was walking by and was impressed by your background - and that's saying something! Love it, Sue!

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  5. Hi Sue, hope you are well - love your card today, the background is wonderful!

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  6. Amazing card, Sue! Your background is incredibly stunning and I love the embossed and shimmery dragonfly!

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  7. Suzanne, this is STUNNING! LOVE all of the embossing and glitter! Your dragonfly looks so delicate and real!

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  8. Love those flowers, beautiful colors!

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  9. Just awesome! The background paper is lovely with so many lovely details. I just love the dragonfly - brilliant work!

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  10. fabulous background and lovely colours, wonderful piece of art.

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  11. Beautiful. I love that yellow mist!

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  12. How do you do it? Sooooo pretty!

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  13. Stunning card Suzanne! Love the background you created and the golden dragonfly is beautiful! So peaceful and serene looking!

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  14. Just gorgeous - what wonderful rich colors. Love the images you have stamped and the embossing is sensational. And the dragonfly is the perfect finishing touch! Another terrific entry into the bling challenge at Simon Says Stamp and Show.

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  15. What a pretty card! I loved reading about all of the layers of product you put together to create the background. Your dragonfly is the perfect touch to your field of flowers.

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  16. Stunning Suzz! Wow, so, so pretty. This is one of my favorite cards you have created. So inspirational. You have the talent to design your own line of papers!

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  17. I just love everything about this.. Soooo pretty.. I hope you had a great weekend..

    Hugs, Linda

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  18. I like very much this beautiful card! These colours and delicate patterns remind me old-fashioned cards.

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  19. Fab field of wild flowers, love the added dragonfly and use of the CR84FN colors!

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  20. Oh my...what a gorgeous background! Love your shimmering dragonfly! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty!!!

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  21. WOW! Suzanne! This is STUNNING!! Love the golden look of the card and the dragonfly! Such a peaceful card!!!

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  22. Wow Suzanne this card is a real beauty. The many step background was well worth it. Layer upon layer of rich beauty.

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