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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Calypso Coral with a Twist of Lemon Lime.....



Hello everyone: I saw the challenge over at THE PAPER PLAYERS and I decided to give it a try.  Color challenges are a bit hard for me because I don't always have the colors but this time I did and I'm loving this combination from the very talented Nance Leedy, it's very bright and cheerful.
Here is my card.


The images are from a stamp set that is so old that I lost the packaging but I think this stamps are from Our Daily Bread, (they came with the dies too) but I'm not 100% sure, I apologize. 
I stamped the flowers and butterfly on watercolor paper with Antique Linen ink and colored them with my old Calypso Coral ink pad for the flowers and butterflies and Sakura Koi watercolors for the green parts.  I'm really loving the No Line Coloring Technique.  The sentiment is from an old Flourishes set called "Words of Wisdom", the sentiments are from Mother Theresa and they are beautiful.EI was lucky to find some lemon/lime scraps and one fitted perfectly behind the die cut circle.

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This is how the INSIDE of my card looks like

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The border on the top is from a retired SU set called "Bordering Blooms", the sentiment is from the same Flourishes set and the butterflies from the same Our Daily Bread set.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges.


Dare2BArtzy June Challenge "Bright Colors"
Dare2BArtzy Blog
heARTful Stamping Challenge "Anything Goes + a Stamp"
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Thank you for stopping by, I always read every single comment you so kindly leave on my posts, I want you to know I appreciate them more than words can express.
Until next time, happy stamping.
Hugs from Maria.




6 comments:

Leslie Miller said...

Wow, I love these colors! Very pretty stamps and you do a fabulous job with the no-line coloring. Funny how it can look soft and vivid at the same time. Beautiful quotes, too.

Mary Fish said...

Beautiful images and layout! Another signature Maria card!

Sonny P. said...

This looks like a summer garden ! Very fresh and the colors are so bright .
Pretty !

Nance Leedy said...

Such a soft and pretty look to your watercoloring--beautiful! The little pops of lemon lime are fabulous too...so glad you joined us at The Paper Players!

Claire Broadwater said...

Oh, this watercoloring is gorgeous! The flowers and butterfly are so pretty! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

Amy Seigler said...

Gorgeous card! Great color combo! Thanks for joining us at HLS Anything Goes with Dies!