Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Papertrey June Blog Hop Challenge







Shades of ombre - Wow! 


                                                      I'm nursing a summer cold and had some difficulty
                                                      thinking clearly as I pondered this serene photo for
                                                      the challenge. I took a literal interpretation, stamped 
                                                      a jar in Versamark and clear embossed on water color
                                                      paper. I used a water brush and distress inks to create 
                                                      the ombre bottom in the jar with a faint line of Tumbled
                                                      Glass outlining the entire jar. Gran's Garden flowers 
                                                      and leaves are supported by Meadow Greens stems. The 
                                                      panel was die cut with a SSS stitched rectangle die 
                                                      and adhered to a light gray card. While I like the result
                                                      I'm not inclined to think it's my best effort! Oh, well, off
                                                      to the Arts Festival and then two weeks in Kenya building
                                                      a school and working in a dental clinic with my husband.


 
Stamps: PTI Gran's Garden, Meadow Greens, Winter Woods (sentiment); Inkadinkado jar
Dies: PTI Gran's Garden, SSS stitched rectangles
Inks: Distress Inks Bundled Sage, Evergreen Bough, Old Paper, Pine Needles, Tattered Rose, 
Tumbled Glass, Worn Lipstick; Momento London Fog
Misc: clear Wink of Stella, foam adhesive

Linked to: capture the moment  June Blog Hop

12 comments:

  1. Well, I love your card for several reasons, especially the Mason jar! A very good response to the Challenge....blessings on your travels and work in Kenya.

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  2. Lovely, lovely card Vikki and beautifully water colored!! :0)

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  3. What a pretty card with such soft colors! Hope you feel better soon and safe travels.

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  4. Outstanding take on the inspiration photo! Hope you feel better soon.

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  5. Vikki this is so pretty and soft! Love your take on the challenge.

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  6. Love the beautiful ombre water in the jar!

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  7. Beautiful arrangement and so realistic, Vikki! Safe travels and hope you feel better before flying!

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  8. So sorry you've got a cold--better get well quick with your summer mission! Praying all goes well--wonderful there are people like you guys in the world! I'm not sure what I'd do different--this card is gorgeous, Vikki! Love those blooms & your watercoloring for the jar is great!

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  9. woow I love your coloring the jar
    the flower are adorable too..
    get well soon..

    so happy if you like to visiting me back
    hugs
    Monika

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  10. So soft and lovely, what a beautiful job watercoloring.

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