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Friday, February 5, 2016

3 for one.....

Hello everybody: I have a card to share with you today that I will link up to the CAS Colors and Sketches color challenge, the Addicted to Stamps and More CAS challenge and the Ruby's Rainbow Challenge  Anything Goes challenge.  Here's my card.


The CAS color challenge calls for Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie and Pink Pirouette so I stamped the butterfly onto a panel of Canson water color paper with Melon Mambo and the specks from SU Gorgeous Grunge with Pumpkin Pie. 
I only had a bit of Pink Pirouette card stock so I punched the panel with the Modern Label Punch (retired) and then punched the Pink Pirouette with the same punch and placed it like a puzzle piece so it looks inlaid. I stamped the sentiment with Melon Mambo ink.
I did a bit of high lights on the butterfly with my Pumpkin Pie marker and blended it with a damp, almost dry aqua painter. I didn't want the Melon Mambo lines to bleed.
Here is a picture of the finish inside.


The sentiment is from SU Perfectly Penned (retired).
Here are the banners that inspired this card.


Ruby's Rainbow
Thank you for stopping by, until next time, happy stamping.
Hugs from Maria.


22 comments:

  1. This is so pretty and I love the splatter effect too. Thanks so much for joining in at CC&S this week. Hugs Bev x

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    1. Thank you Beverley, I love the colors of this challenge.

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  2. Beautiful colour and gorgeous cas design.

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  3. Oh dear that butterfly with splatter look so amazing
    your card for ATSM is adorable love it much
    especially I love that splatter
    Great CAS card
    and thanks so much for joining us at ATSM this week
    see you maybe again next week
    Hugs,
    Monika (DT Member)

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    1. Thank you Monika, I love playing along with ATSM!! I'm looking forward to the next challenge.

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  4. Beautifully inked butterfly and I love all the splattering! Thanks for joining us at CC&S this week. Stef x

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    1. Thank you Skylark, it was fun to play along at CC&S, looking forward to play again.

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  5. Pretty pretty pretty !
    Love the colors and the splatter really makes this scene pop !!
    Lovely card !

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    1. Thank you Sonny, that Gorgeous Grunge set is great to add this kinds of details.

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  6. Very pretty! And I love how you did the inside too (I always forget to do that!). Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by Karen, I made a New Year's resolution of always finish the inside of my cards before posting them, that way it will save me a lot of time when I need to mail them.

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  7. Three in one ! And sooo beautiful !

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    1. Thank you Anita, it's a lot of fun to be able to combine several challenges with one card.

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  8. This is so pretty! I love the way you added to the inside of the card, too. Thanks for playing with us at ATSM! Hugz Jules DT Member

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    1. Thank you for stopping by Julie, I decided to finish the card inside before posting them on my blog, it saves a lot of time when I need to mail them.

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  9. Maria - beautiful work as usual. I love the blending that you managed all whilst keeping the melon mambo ink non-blurred. Impressive. The splatters really add a lot to the card. Thanks for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches - hope to see you again next week. Liz x

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    1. Thank you Liz, I dried the Melon Mambo ink with the heat tool, I needed for it to be completely dry before coloring the inside. I really loved participating in this challenge, you can be sure I will do the next one.

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  10. What an awesome butterfly - it's simply gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at CC&S! :)

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    1. Thank you Patricia, I had fun playing along with CC&S, looking forward to the next challenge.

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  11. Grungy and CAS my favourite combination. Love how you have used our colours. Thanks for joining us at CC&S this week
    Louise xx

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  12. Thank you Louise, I'm so glad I added those Gorgeous Grunge splatters, I almost didn't.

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