Saturday, April 18, 2015

Just Us Girls #289 - Color Week

Hi all!  I'm the hostess this week over at Just Us Girls for our Color Week.  I love brown with almost any color, so I chose brown, white or beige, and any third color of your choosing.
 
Here's what I came up with.  Last week's JUGs challenge was a shaker card and I missed it.  So, I chose to do one this week!  This one is a flat shaker, so the sequins don't move around so much.  For the design, I chose to use Distress inks in picked raspberry and gathered twigs on watercolor paper.  The background stamp is a new one from My Favorite Things and I'm in LOVE with it!  After inking it up, I spritzed it with water and stamped it on the watercolor paper.  The opening was die cut with a MFT die and I backed it with white cardstock stamped with this sentiment.  I added some acetate and the sequins and adhered it all together.  I don't know if you can see it, but I added some pink dew drops as well as some clear ones.   
 
You can see more from the design team on these blogs.
 
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Recipe
Stamps:  Garden Flourish (MFT), Mega Mixed Messages (PTI)
Paper:  Recollections white, early espresso, Tim Holtz watercolor
Ink:  Picked raspberry, gathered twigs, soft suede
Accessories:  Peek-a-boo circle window die (MFT), sequins, dew drops, acetate


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8 comments:

Sharyn Polesel said...

This is so beautiful, Lisa! It's funny, but I just bought this background stamp too. We seem to always pick the same stamps. I love the way you have inked this one and I am so inspired! Can't wait to get mine inky.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Lovely swirling going on here - welcome back

Gerrina said...

Beautiful stamping! And a beautiful card. Enjoy the weekend, Gerrina

Ina said...

OMG this is GORGEOUS. So glad you are back with us again. Love the colour choice and that background stamp is WOW. Super little shaker card.

Judy Woodland said...

This is just so stunning, Lisa!!I love how you used that background stamp with those gorgeous colors together!!! Well done!!!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Love that blended, swirly background! Great color challenge this week and glad you are back with us.

Chris D. said...

What an absolutely stunning card - and it's a shaker card too! Love your third color choice. Way to make a come back! LOL!

Nancy said...

I am a little late on the comments this week! SUPER background...honestly!!! Glad your back in action!

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