Sunday, June 28, 2015

Glorious Colours


Hope you're having a wonderful weekend, and if not, lots of gentle hugs your way. 
 Here in Stockholm we're enjoying a glorious summer weather, at last I might say. Sometimes you have to wait for the good things in life. When I was little it was Christmas, especially admiring the decorated tree with the blurred colours and the vivid red during the dark winter nights.

Challenges:
Fab'n' Funky: Christmas
Snippets Playground: Use Snippets (the pine die cuts)

Addicted to Stamps: Photo Inspiration (the splash and something green from nature)


 Materials used:
Brushos (love them!), Golden Perfect Pearls, Wink of Stella, Star Dust Stickles, Kaiser Kraft half pearls, Changeables Alphabet stamps, Red Brilliance ink, clear embossing powder and clear embossing pen, watercolour paper.

I didn't have any red ribbon, so I coloured a white ribbon with two ProMarker pens to match the half pearls.

The sentiment says Merry Christmas in Swedish.


Thank you so much for visiting, it's much appreciated!

Love and hugs
Maarit

31 comments:

  1. Stunning card Maarit!
    So glad the sketch inspired you to play along!

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  2. Perfect ribbon I love the background here.......Lis

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  3. Oh this is gorgeous Maarit… you've really captured the colours of the decorated Christmas Tree beautifully here! it's a stunning design!
    Hope you have a good Sunday!
    Big hugs, Sue B xx

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  4. I love your background. The single branch against it is so pretty.

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  5. This beautiful branch against those softs blurred colours evokes such wonderful Christmas memories for me too! Great card Maarit and love that you hand coloured your ribbon to match!

    Thanks for taking part in the June Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  6. Oh you clever girl Maarit! First of all, I realised you'd used Bruhos as soon as I clicked on your card - an delicately enough so they stayed soft and gentle. Then you used a snippet - and THEN you even coloured your ribbon with Pro markers - a real work of art!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. Gorgeous! Love that background...I am so needing to get some brushos... the tree branch looks so lovely against it! Brilliant take on the sketch too!
    Chris
    x

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  8. This is beyond fabulous! What a brilliant design.

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  9. LOVE your beautiful Christmas card, you have started in good time! Have a lovely Sunday, hugs, Valerie

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  10. I love your card design with this gorgeous branch, Maarit. Thank you for joining in our Christmas challenge at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison x

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  11. Love your little corner cluster, your background is so effective.
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  12. So beautiful Maarit, love how you've placed your leaves in the corner and backed them with beautiful splashes of colour, hugs Kate x

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  13. Absolutely stunning, fabulous colours, great image.

    Kath x

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  14. Stunning card Maarit, gorgeous colours and design.
    Hugs
    Wendy xx

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  15. FABULOUS ADORABLE CARD
    I love te background you made and lovely add of the ribbon on that die cut
    love love this Maarit
    hugs and happy sunday..
    see you soon maybe on my post and many thanks to visiting me back
    it really means to me
    you are a great Card Maker..
    hugs, Monika

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  16. This is just so beautiful...love it.

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  17. Love your pretty Brusho card with the sprigs. Good tip about the ribbon too!

    The UK is having good weather too . . YAY!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  18. Oh Yes I do love a bit of Christmas and this sweet piece is perfect :)

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  19. Oh Yes I do love a bit of Christmas and this sweet piece is perfect :)

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  20. WOWZER!! Absolutely AMAZING!!! LOVE the water-colored background of your design and your Christmas theme sprig!! Fabulous take on all of the challenges!! So thrilled to have you join in with us at ATSM!! Thanks for playing! HUGS

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  21. Lovely colourfull Brusho background set the sprig off nicely

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  22. Fabulous CAS design, I love the splash of Brushoes and the lovely branch.
    Jean x

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  23. Beautiful card Maarit, I love the brushos background, it looks beautifully controlled. Mine tend to go everywhere, Cathy x

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  24. Beautiful background...I love your take on the inspiration photo! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!

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  25. Gorgeous background - Thanks for joining in at ATCAS!

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  26. Oh, this is beautiful! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  27. The background looks beautiful and I love that little sprig!

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  28. Todella hieno ja taiteellinen!

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I love to read your comments :)

Warm hugs
Maarit