Tuesday, May 14, 2013

ColourQ189

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Wheeee!  Happy Tuesday, peeps!  Are you ready for a windy inspiration photo for today’s ColourQ challenge?

Isn’t this a cool kite?  I am not too good at kite-flying, but I sure would like to give this one a try!  I felt the bold graphics in this image were a great segue to sneak-peek the upcoming Mosaic Madness set that will be in the new catalog:

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I wish this photo did this card justice….it’s really vibrant and bold IRL!  I also used the Sketch Frenzy Friday sketch from this week, which is a great basic sketch, simple enough to carry these elements:

I started by embossing my white panel with the new Modern Mosaic EF, then using my stamp-a-ma-jig to stamp the images on the embossing.  The new mosaic punch makes it a snap to punch out the larger images….the smaller Calypso Coral ones I cut out with my snips:

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I added some strategically-placed rhinestones and a cute little sentiment stamped on top of one of the borders that comes with the set:

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My mind is spinning with more ideas with this set!  Meanwhile, I hope your mind is spinning with ideas on how to use these cool colors together, and I hope you’ll share them with us at the ColourQ blog!  As usual, the courtiers have stamped some marvelous projects, and be sure to check out our new member, Melissa!

A rite of spring:

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17 comments:

  1. This is my favorite of all the mosaic inspiration I have seen this week in the blogosphere. Perfect and beautiful!

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  2. This is gorgeous! I do love the bold colors! They are so fun together! And this stamp set is now on my must-have! Thanks for joining us at Sketch Frenzy Friday!

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  3. This is so fun and vibrant! I preordered the bundle and haven't even opened the package!

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  4. I agree June! Such a great card LeAnne! I haven't inked mine up yet..I sure hope to get in my studio this week ~ thanks for sharing *hugs*

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  5. WOW!! LOVE the way you've used this set LeAnne!! The colors are so brilliant with it! :) I really need to play with this some more! HUGS

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  6. Gorgeous LeAnne! Got this bundle but have not inked it up yet. I really need to get dh packed up and gone so that I can get down to some serious craft cave playtime! ~chris

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  7. Love your bold graphic design - packs a punch!

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  8. Your card reminds me of something seen in India, so pretty and exotic. I just love all the little shapes in this stamp set.

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  9. You are so right there are endless possibilities with this set. Thanks for joining us over at Sketch Frenzy Friday and for making such a beautiful card with the new goodies!

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  10. I love it LeAnne! This is by far my favorite mosiac card yet. The colors are just perfect, just beautiful!

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  11. What an outstanding card, loving those stamps.

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  12. Fabulous, LeAnne! This is wonderful inspiration for this stamp set. I love the layers and how you showcased the colors. :)

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  13. this is super fun! LOVE that mosaic! :)

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  14. LOOOOOOOOOOOVE THIS!!!!!! AND your color choices!!!!!!! LOOKS FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!! :) (Found you through Nancy Riley's Blog) :)

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