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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Our Craft Lounge-Sunny Springtime Goodness

Over in the LOUNGE they're sharing some Springtime Goodness! Our Craft Lounge has many Fabulous Spring time Sets! For my card, I used two of my favourite new release sets Sunshine Cheer and New Digs I am diggin' these simple one layer cards using my Nesties as a template to provide a shaped background for my images. I then made a mask of the Sun stamp and using the template that I made with the nestie and masking the sun shape into the upper left hand corner, I sponged in a background of Cool Caribbean Ink for the sky and celery ink for the grass. I then lifted my mask and stamped the sun onto the card.




I coloured the house image with Copics and added Flower Soft Fuschia Mix to the window boxes and along the base of the house and the top of the lawn to create flower beds. I stamped the sentiment in black leaving some on the main image and then I Adirondack Stream Acrylic Paint to define the border! Make sure you check out the Lounge this week to see some more sweet samples!

Happy Stamping!

Vicki

12 comments:

  1. Awe...Vicki, love the cute little Flowersoft add ons. Made the house looked even nicer! Such a cheerful theme for a get well card :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  2. This is adorable. You cracked out the flower soft???? I don't believe it!!!! lol
    it looks awesome. I have not tried that sponging with the nestie...might have to give that a shot!
    Luv ya
    Jax

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  3. *smile*...your card is beautiful, love your coloring and the sun! HUGS Silke

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  4. very pretty. One Canadian to another. BIG GRIN

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  5. So fun and cheery Vicki!! I love your coloring!!HUGS

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  6. Another sweet card, Vicki! Love how you created the border around your image then put dots around it. SWEEET! Gonna try that one! hugs, Angela

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  7. Such a fun card Vicki!! Love the one layer, your cheery colors and how you used the nestie as a template!
    hugs,

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  8. Vicki, this is so COOL!!!! I LOVE when people do "simple" that turns out "stunning, and you did it GF! You rock! I love love love your use of the nestie die. Gotta try that! You are genius! Gorgeous masking, colouring and flower softing too ;-) Hugs!!

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  9. I love what you did with the Nestie. I might have to borrow that idea! Fab card!!

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*****Vicki*****