Saturday, February 20, 2010

Soft springcolours

I´ve been looking at this years spring fashion, lots of clothes with soft pinks and beige. I have an old beige coat and a pink cardigan so I´m ready for the spring although it seems that I´ll have to wait until April. It´s -10 degrees Celsius and still snowing. Hehe, it gives me time to find a pair of trousers. It´s much more fun to buy stamps or dies! And easier too.

I went for soft pinks and greys with this card and didn´t colour the image. It´s heat embossed with the Distress Embossing powder Weathered Wood and looks fab in real life. Didn´t want to spoil the effect with colouring. It does feel a bit like cheating though...

Decorpapers: Laura Ashley and one that I made
Stamps: HouseMouse and Tim Holtz
Colours:Distress Inks, VersaColor, Stickles, Distress Embossing powder
Tools: Cuttlebug corners, distressing tool
Ribbon is from my stash.

Simon Says Stamps Challenge
: Recipe to follow and use a HouseMouse stamp
A Spoon Full of Sugar: make a springtime card/project

Hope you all get a fab weekend,

hugs
Maarit

5 comments:

  1. Hi Maarit

    Your card is wonderful.

    I love your image, gorgeous colour choices and backing paper.

    Great idea to use some of the backing paper as an embellishment. Thank you for the inspiration.

    Love Jules xx

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  2. such a cute card, love it :), Wonderful papers,image and embellies, thanks so much for joining in with this weeks challenge over at Simon Says Challenge, Good Luck :)

    xx

    Martine

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  3. Hi Maarit

    This is a stunning piece of artwork, so beautiful and yes it really is Spring like.

    B x

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  4. Fantastic card! Love the image! The papers and the colours are gorgeous!:)

    Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge!

    Hugs, Tímea

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  5. This is stunning and you definitely haven't cheated. The image looks fabulous just as it is.
    Clare x

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I love to read your comments :)

Warm hugs
Maarit