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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Stampotique Designers Challenge # 4 The Colour Purple




This week, Kim Prince has challenged us to create a card using the colour purple as the main colour. You can use any shade or tone of purple, hopefully this will make it a bit easier on those who don't use a lot of purple on their projects. Please remember, this week's challenge is a Stampotique Originals only week! So get out your stamps and play with us! You could win free rubber from Stampotique!


I used Gooseneck or my creation. I coloured her with Copics adding a wee bit of Spica pen to hem of her skirt for a little glitter. The polka dotted background around her is created by using the copic colours in the image to create a series of different sized dots. The amount of pressure that you put on the marker tip, will determine the size of the dot that you create.





The DP is from DCWV Fairy Tale Stack which is a little dated, but I have seen it around still in larger stores. The sentiment; "I hope we're never too old for ice cream and fancy dresses" is also available in the online store. Ribbons and Pearls are misc~!


Make sure that you visit the Designers' Challenge blog for details and to see the Beautiful DT creations

I wanted to share a few photographs from this past weekend. In Canada we celebrate Victoria Day in memory of Queen Victoria. Although Canada gained it's independence from the Monarchy years ago, have ties to Great Britain and the English Commonwealth. I love having the holiday weekend and often try to pass it off as "my" weekend since my full name is Victoria







A View of the Shoreline






I LOVE Adirondack Chairs~ for me Adirondack Chairs=Tranquility






A view from the boat at dusk






What I see in the wake




The Sun Sets again......... as it will tomorrow
Remembering you Grandma with all my Heart
Sadie Baird May
March 16th 1921-May 23rd 2006














10 comments:

  1. Your Gooseneck card is wonderful, Vicky.

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  2. Ah the purple card is great! I stamped with a Stampotique girl myself this weekend! The lake pictures look so peaceful, I just wanna go and sit on one of those Adirondack chairs.
    Your grandma was beautiful.
    Luv ya
    Jax

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  3. Your card is beautiful Vicki, love the image and the colors... The image from your granny is sooooo sweet...

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  4. Love that sentiment and your pictures of camping look so relaxing and enjoyable. And Grammy looks like she was a sweetie pie!

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  5. Those photos are just stunning Vicki. I love the bow on her head xx

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  6. a post that carries the reader on a rollercoaster of ooooooo's ahhhhhhh's and awwwww.
    LOVE your Gooseneck card- its a stamp I DON'T have...yet lol :0)
    Your photos are very tranquil and are composed beautfully. I've always wondered what Adirondack was...
    Lovely photo of your Grandma.

    Jo x

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  7. Beautiful photos and rememberance of your Gram : ) Love them. Your card is just beautiful, too! Hope you ar doing well sweetie!!!

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  8. Your card is super fun Vicki! Thanks for sharing your photos too - the chairs are my fav! Val :)

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  9. Beautiful rememberance of your beloved grandmother.
    Your card is so sweet!

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  10. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your pics!!! I took a little mini vacate just looking at them!!! :) Thanx for that!

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Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I hope you have a wonderful day and I very much appreciate your sweet comments!

*****Vicki*****