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Sunday, March 1, 2015

I'm Looking Over

a four leaf clover!  The challenge this week at   Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge  is to be inspired by clovers.  You can interpret that anyway you want.  I used my new cracked Pistachio color inspired by the green found in clovers.

I have to admit I have just received some new stencils, butterflies and flowers which had me creating flowery bouquets of cards. 
Once I started I couldn't seem to stop...

These are three cards all created during one session and I ended up with several more backgrounds that I didn't even finish off yet.
For my backgrounds I used a mix of sprays off to the side of the paper to get a variegated effect on the paper and mixed the pistachio color with other colors to get different hues.

I also played with stenciling the Wendy Vecchi White paste before and after the sprays were applied.

 Product:  White Cardstock, Tissue Paper, Stampers Anonymous - Butterfly, Tim Holtz Layering Stencil - Blossom, Wendy Vecchi - White Embossing Paste, Ranger Distress Sprays - Cracked Pistachio, Pumice Stone, Iced Spruce, Antique Linen, Ranger Archival Ink - Coffee, Stampers Anonymous - 2015 Flowers, Stampers Anonymous -Perspective, Watercolor Pencils, Waterbrush, Stampers Anonymous - Dare to Dream

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Thanks for stopping by!
Suzz

17 comments:

  1. 3 wonderful cards. I love it when you get going and you just feel inspired to carry on....I have those stamps and I must open them and use them...you've inspired me x

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  2. Wow Suzanne! What gorgeous cards! Love all the texture and pretty backgrounds! Great mix of stamped images!

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  3. Wow! These are wonderful cards....I knew I wanted the Flower stamp from Tim Holt and now I'm sure of it. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. Wow.. all these cards are so beautiful! Love the beautiful textures you created, Suzz. :)

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  5. Really beautiful all these cards, Suzz! Each one so pretty! Love the texture! Hugs, Sandra

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  6. These are really lovely! I like how you always show us "variations on a theme" because each card is so unique, yet they make a stunning set. I especially love the delicate feel of these cards. Great work, as usual!

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  7. All your card are absolutely amazing! Especially the first is so beautiful, it makes me feel spring that arrives !!Barbarayaya

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  8. What a wonderful look at what those new flower stamps can do (I have a burning yearning for them).

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  9. These cards are really beautiful, Suzz! They are so elegant and pretty with so much gorgeous texture and just a wonderful selection of artwork! :)

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  10. Stunning cards, those pink flowers are so striking, Cathy x

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  11. Beautiful! You created not just one beauty, but many! So feminine, yet strong. Love them all!

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  12. Don't know how I missed these, just came across them on Pinterest, - utterly stunning, all of them but the last one with the butterflies is so amazing I adore it!!

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