Monday, July 2, 2012

Bright As A Button


This week at Cupcake Craft Challenges the lovely Louise wants to see bright colours and buttons. Digi Doodle shop is offering a lucky winner a $10 Gift Certificate and Simon Says Stamp is offering a lucky winner a $20 Gift Certificate, great huh?! Please check our blog for all the details and to see the teams fab projects.

I got inspiration for this card from the fantastic Michelle Zindorf. I loved the design of the card and the fact that I could use some scraps for the border. The scrap heap has been shouting for attention whilst splurting paper strips all over the floor.
 I stamped the scraps with a dot row from Penny Black with a vivid red Brilliance ink to give them some similarity.
 The background was brayered with Distress Inks, the clouds and waves were doodled with Sakura and UniBall pens. The image stamps came with the Craft Stamper magazine.
 To make the reverse of the balloon the image was stamped on a plastic sheet and then used for stamping. It doesn't matter if the image isn't perfect as it's only a reflection. Great for impatient crafters like me!

I would like to enter:
DYSU Challenge: Blue Skys and Clouds
Charisma Cardz: Anything Goes, 2nd entry
Stampin' for the Weekend: Show Us Your Style:
masking, brayering, dabbing ink, using Distress inks

Have a bright week with warming breezes!

Warm hugs
Maarit

19 comments:

  1. oh this is wonderful. I love the reflection
    Lisa x

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  2. Åh, vilket snyggt kort! Kanon snyggt med reflektionen! Ha en toppen måndag!!

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  3. Very interesting and original project ! I like the idea of reflection and flags. Continue like that, I like !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  4. Wow!!very different and beautiful card.Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week.
    Hugs
    Archana

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  5. This is gorgeous and l just love all those tags and buttons:)x

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  6. This is just so lovely, the buttons make great embellishments, and I love the balloon image.
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

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  7. A lovely card Maarit, great work creating the reflection.

    Liza x

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  8. Fabulous card, love the reflection - very cool. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  9. Great idea using the plastic for the reflective stamp!Thanks for joining us at DYSU!

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  10. Maarit, this is brilliant. I love the reflection idea and the row of tags on the side is a gorgeous touch. Have a great week. xx

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  11. A brilliant card, love the reflection!
    Helen x

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  12. Brilliant card Maarit the reflection is fab and love the detail down the side.
    Hugs louise xx

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  13. Thankyou for your warm welcome on my GDT post for July with Cupcake Crafts. Love your reflection card. I have bought a brayer but yet to pluck up the courage to use it.Love your doodled waves! Hugs Mrs A.

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  14. Wonderful little scene. Thanks for playing at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Carissa :)

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  15. Not sure if my last comment posted, but this is soo cute! :) Love it.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  16. Fabulous! I love how you did the reflection and used up some scraps.

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  17. Love the reflection. very clever.

    Sweet card
    Sandra xx

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  18. Maarit! This is just so gorgeous! I absolutely love everything about it...the reflection technique, the ribbons on the sides...LOVE!

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I love to read your comments :)

Warm hugs
Maarit