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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Clean and Simple Things

My brain is refusing to cooperate with me.  I have a story to write and it's just not coming.  I can either eat copious amounts of chocolate (which plays havoc with my Weight Watchers points) or give my brain something else to focus on for a while.  I decided to play along with two challenges: Color My Heart: Black, White Daisy, Silver, and Indian Corn Blue and Heart2Heart: Clean and Simple.

Here's what I came up with:


I used pigment ink in Silver and Indian Corn Blue to emboss the images on the tag.  The background is Silver pigment that hasn't been embossed.  I colored the wings and stamped the sentiment in Black and used White Daisy cardstock.  I used a paintbrush and water to pick up Indian Corn Blue from the lid of a dye ink pad then flicked it over top of the background.  Although I did my flicking after the tag was affixed, I recommend you do the whole background before attaching the tag.

If I clean up my desk area, I can probably procrastinate another ten or fifteen minutes. **Sigh**

Let's hope my characters start talking to me soon! 

Until next time,
Becca

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Becca! I love how you used the colors of the dare. thanks for joining us at Color My Heart. It's good to see you here!

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  2. Now I know what to do with that stamp set. Simple yet Awesome card. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart 2 Heart.

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  3. I love it, I really like the colours, very vibrant and awesome! Thanks for playing along with H2H!

    Brandi R.
    H2H DT member
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  4. Fun card, Becca! I've had difficulty envisioning how to use that stamp set and I thank you for inspiring me. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at the Color Dare!
    :) Marie

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  5. Beautiful. I love how you did the butterfly on the popped up tag. Thank you for inspiring us at Color My Heart Challenge Blog.

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  6. WOW! I love this stamp set and what you did with it is simply stunning!

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  7. I love the quote! I find it ironic you couldn't come up with a story for writing when this card tells a story of man's creativity (invention) morphing into a beautiful butterfly. There is so much symbolism in this piece. Love when art stimulates the brain!

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  8. Lovely, Becca. I love all the subtle ways you added in the color combination. Thanks for joining the Color Dare.

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  9. Becca, I am so glad to see your beautiful work again! I love how you popped up that tag, Thanks for joining us at Color My Heart Color Dare!

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  10. I love everything about this. So stylish. Great work. And it's a pleasure to make your virtual acquaintance. I'm a writer too (journalist.)

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  11. Wow wow wow- this is stunning! I actually gasped when I saw it. So many elements and yet you have kept it simple- amazing job. Thanks for sharing with us at H2H.

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