Thursday, January 12, 2012

Merry Monday Challenge #2

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Lesley has another great sketch for her Christmas card Merry Monday challenge #2:

I had gotten some beautiful Christmas papers last month but hadn’t had a chance to use them, so I pulled them out and went to work:

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I used a combination of Marina Mist and Sahara Sand to ink my image; I tapped the stamp first in my MM pad, then lightly tapped the SS pad over top, to give it a toned-down look:

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I also used Naturals Ivory cardstock to complement the vintage look of the designer papers.  Copic-colored pearls finished off my fairly CAS design! 

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Some days we have a “static” problem:

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13 comments:

  1. This is a gorgeous card! I love the design- the large scallops at the bottom are a great base. The Marina Mist is such a great, unexpected color for it too, particularly with the pearl accents! Wonderful!

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  2. LeAnne ~ I love this card....2nd week of January and you're on your way with you Christmas stash...you amaze me my friend ~ have a wonderful day and give your gorgeous Cassidy a squish for me!

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  3. She's getting so pretty and beautiful !

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  4. Very lovely Christmas card, LeAnne! Speaking of papers we haven't gotten to use, I realized yesterday that I should NOT buy any more patterned papers until I've put a serious dent in what I own!

    Cassidy is getting so much bigger, and of course is ever cute. :)

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  5. Good morning! I was so happy to see you played along this week! Your card is wonderful as always, the soft tree image looks amazing with the two tones of ink. Today is a good day! Love that photo of static cling, sure made me laugh!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  6. she is the cutest, love those blue eyes

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  7. Lov the colours you've used for your gorgeous card. I don't think I've even looked at naturals ivory since I brought it two years ago! (better get it out) The blue pearls really highlight your lovely card

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  8. Pretty Pretty, and that Jingle dp is one of my favorites! Miss C sure is growing up quickly!! Love her hair too (smile)

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  9. Really really PRETTY, LeAnne! I love thse colors and the way you inked the image gave it a really cool, antique look. LOVE it!! :) **hugs**

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  10. your card is beautiful and so is your granddaughter!! :-)

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  11. Love your way of stamping the image to give it more of a vintage look. A really lovely card! Your little granddaughter is growing up - don't we just love them!!

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  12. Beautiful paper and color choices! Really cool tapping two inks together, beautiful blend with your paper. Cassidy, you hair looks like mine EVERY day in the winter! *smiles*

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  13. OMG, lovely lovely card! Great sketch and you rocked it!!

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