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Sunday, 26 September 2010

A Happy Hello!

Me Again!

The girls at the Play Date Cafe have given us another challenging colour combo this week,

Now I actually like pea green and navy together although I`m not sure I would have them as my kitchen colours.And I absolutely know that I couldn`t put up with all that stainless steel, far too much polishing!!!

The challenge for me was putting these colours together onto a card. I had hoped to come up with a masterpiece but as I said before I`m limited, at the moment, to a shortage in the imagination department.

I finally came up with this card.

I don`t know about you, but quite often I know exactly which paper I`m going to use, which stamp and how to use it and after gathering all my bits together, I get creative constipation. No matter which way I move things about, nothing happens.
After sitting with papers and card in hand for about an hour, I gave in and went with the easy option ( again).
Hey ho!

The DP is  Pink Petticoat`s Dots in Pistatio matted onto silver pearlised card.
I stamped my image from Inkadinkado Birds Galore set in clear ink and embossed in silver, onto nabvy card stock.
I added a sentiment from Flourishes also embossed in silver.
I punched a border along one edge with my Fiskars border punch.
I wasn`t sure about the silver ribbon but it looked a bit naked without it.

Right I`m off to try to create that master piece that I`m sure is lurking about somewhere Lol.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

13 comments:

  1. Oh Lynne that phrase made me laugh - creative constipation - sooo funny. Not so funny when you've got it, as I have today. Your card is fab; clean, simple and elegant. I do exactly the same as you; get all my goodies out and then....NOTHING! xx

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  2. Beautiful image, thanks for the morning chuckle about "creative constipation". Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  3. wow Lynne I think you hit the nail on the head with the colours - lovely card.
    Lynn x

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  4. Well, if that is an easy option I'd go with it all the time. Gorgeous card - love the image.

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  5. Beautiful embossing of the bird on the blue background. Lovely green paper. Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC.

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  6. Very beautiful card, Lynne.
    The stamp is wonderful.

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  7. ACK--LOOOOOOVE it! I just got this stamp set out today! LOVE LOVE LOVE how you used silver for this stamp:) Beautifully done! Thanks so much for joining in the fun and playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe:)

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  8. PRETTY bird stamp and it's LOVELY embossed!

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  9. Lovely card! Gorgeous bird stamp with beautiful embossing!

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  10. Not my choice of kitchen either but definitely my kind of card! I love the way you interpreted the grey as silver and I think the ribbon sets off the bird image perfectly.

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  11. Classy! Oh I like how crisp this feels and that silver ribbon is beautiful. Can you tell I haven't been by in awhile. I am trying to catch up today. :0)

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  12. Oh funny, I love your phrase 'creative constipation'! Your card is lovely. Glad you could join in with us at the PDCC this week!

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  13. Creative constipation, lol, I love it. xxx

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