Sunday, March 20, 2016

Easter...Freshly Made Sketches #228, Uniko Challenge #30~Spring/Easter

Hello,

A quick post with a card for Freshly Made Sketches #228, using my new Paper Smooches Easter Blessings stamps and Crosses dies, and MFT Concentric Circle stencil...


Darn! I didn't include side panels...sighhh! Dear DT: if my card is 'too far'
adapted, I totally understand. Off to stand in the corner for a bit...

I made a second, finally using the 'ink + spritz' technique with an embossing folder. My inks didn't blend smoothly, resulting in a mottled look. Let's pretend it's kind of a dreamy, sunrise *grin*.  I'm sending these to my mom - one for her and the other for her to give to a friend.  The essence of Easter: she'll like that...


Also joining:

Uniko Challenge #30~Spring/Easter



Thank you for spending time  with me; your visit brings me immense joy!







24 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful, Carol. What hopefilled and joyous cards!!

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  2. Your cards are totally swoonworthy! The colors, the simplicity, everything! Fantastic!

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  3. Wow, very nice. The first one reminds me of being in a 70s church with the stained glass beyond the alter (very groovy), and the second turned or super-cool, the ink looks great!

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  4. LOVE both your cards, I really must try and use stencils more as the results are stunning. I like the mottled effect and thought that it not a mishap. The colours you have chosen against the crisp white are so cheerful. Thanks so much for inspiring me and LOVELY to see you in the Uniko Challenge gallery. Hugs Bev x

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  5. Oh, I love these. Beautiful colors and I love that cross die. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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  6. Oh my Carol, these are breathtaking!!! Just glorious!!! The side panels are there, they are just at top and bottom too!!! Perfect take on the sketch.

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  7. These are both simply stunning, and perfect for Easter.

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  8. OMGoodness, I love both of these cards Carol! Like with Christmas, I like for Easter cards to be what the holiday is all about and these do just that! Well except for the kiddo's, then I like cutesie. lol I think your mother will love these too. Hugs, Brenda

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  9. Stunning! More of your stencil magic & I love it. Both cards are really lovely & I think the mottled look in your second card actually looks really good. Your mum will love them both.

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  10. Both of these are simply gorgeous, Carol!!!! The sponging on the first and the mottled look on the second are so beautiful!!!! WOW, these are really wonderful!!!
    Have a great day!!
    Hugz

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  11. Both your sunrise images are beyond gorgeous, c ... much prettier than you gave yourself credit for! LOve the second using the embossing folder - I 'played cards' with a friend via long-distance phone calling yesterday using this technique. Now why haven't the two of us done this yet? Must remedy that, girlfriend! Next chat! xx
    =]

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  12. What a wonderful idea. Really lovely cards x Lindsey Uniko DT

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  13. Gorgeous, those soft colors! Such pretty Easter cards!

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  14. These are beautiful! I love how the ink looks spritzed on the second card. It's so artsy!

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  15. Carol...these are simply stunning. Two gorgeous Easter cards!

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  16. I love the textured look you achieved on the background and how the cross is front and center!

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  17. Two gorgeous Easter cards!!He has Risen indeed :)

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  18. I love that stencil--need to get it out & use it! Beautiful cards, Carol--Have a blessed Easter!

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  19. Your cards are beautiful, Carol. I love that circle stencil but the embossing folder is perfect and I love it mottled like that.

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  20. Stunning, Carol ... the most perfect Easter sunrise ... love the mottled colour! He Is Risen, indeed! Hugs, Anita :)

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