Friday, March 25, 2016

When Clouds are Grey...Inkspirational Challenges #105~Photo Inspiration, Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #6, STAMPlorations CAS Card Challenge and Anything Goes Challenge, Simon Says Wednesday Challenge~Come Rain or Shine

Hello,

Hope you're having a wonderful weekend and that your Easter preparations are well in hand. Me: hoping that Mr. Bunny visits and leaves behind a chocolate morsel or twelve..

Today, over at Inkspirational Challenge #105, I along with our talented guest designer, Rae Ann, and my fabulous DT


invite you to draw inspiration from this marvelous photo.

The greys, the black, the 'spotlight,' the pops of yellow, the reflection, the embrace, the *love*...I adore this image.  Oh, the possibilities...and given we're so close to a new month, we can add April showers to the mix!

A new MFT umbrella die came my way recently (I have plans for this gem!), so I paired it with some stenciled clouds from STAMPlorations and a sentiment from Verve, for this simple card that, I hope, would make somebody's 'storm' a bit easier to weather...


Please visit the Inkspirations site for some outstanding inspiration, then bring your artistry and creativity to light!  Looking forward to seeing you in the gallery!!

Also joining:

Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #6 using the diagonal line of showers, CAS and clouds


Simon Says Wednesday Challenge~Come Rain or Shine


CASology #190~Weather

STAMPlorations CAS Card Challenge and Anything Goes Challenge



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


30 comments:

  1. Awesome take on the inspiration photo, and I love how you worked it with other challenges, too! Fabulous bold yellow umbrella, Carol!

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  2. Great card - love those clouds

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  3. Adorable! Love the bright yellow umbrella!

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  4. The stencilled clouds are a great idea and the umbrella really does pop against these x

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  5. Fabulous card Carol...need one of those here today! Typical English Bank Holiday weather!

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  6. Your yellow umbrella looks so sunny against those dark clouds. Love the sequin raindrops, too! Very sweet card!

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  7. This is such a cool sentiment!!! Love your cloudy skies and adore the fabulous effect of the 'shadow' you created under the umbrella.

    Yep - hoping for a piece or 12 of chocolate too :)

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  8. Love your card--I've been eyeing that umbrella die myself! Happy Easter, Carol!

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  9. This is really stunning Carol! That umbrella is so cute and your clouds make a really bold statement. Wonderful design on this one!
    - Shauna

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  10. Perfect CAS card, Carol. I love yellow and gray together, and your sweet umbrella is awesome...might have to add that die to my cart....lol! And what a sweet sentiment; it's like a happy hug. Easter Blessings to you and yours, and I hope you get some chocolate!! Bev

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  11. Just outstanding, c... yellow and grey? make my day!!!
    =]

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  12. Wonderful BRIGHT umbrella - great inspired card that fits into a lot of challenges! Happy Bunny Day!!

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  13. Carol, that bright yellow umbrella is fabulous especially against those gorgeous clouds. And wouldn't it be fabulous if it rained sequins! :D Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  14. I just LOVE the Inkspiration inspiration photo, and you have done a wonderful job with it. Love those stormy clouds above, but the pop of yellow on that bright umbrella are uplifting as can be. I really love this, and it will surely work for the lucky recipient who will surely be feeling better the moment they open it.

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  15. This is fantastic. I love the pop of yellow on your umbrella--a real bright spot in a grey day. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  16. Love this, my friend! That yellow umbrella is perfect for a gray day!

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  17. We used the same quote! Love how you made clouds and raindrops and that bright umbrella.

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  18. I just got that umbrella die too, Carol, and it looks lovely in yellow. Your stenciled clouds are marvelous and the sentiment will certainly cheer someone up.

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  19. A perfect card for our challenge this week, Carol! Love your bright sunny umbrella! Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  20. Oh my, I'm in love with that inspirational photo too! It's a great one and I love your inspiration from it. Your card is fabulous! I love that yellow umbrella, those stenciled clouds are amazing, but it is the sentiment that I am totally loving! Hope the bunny left you some chocolates!! Hugs, Brenda

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  21. I love the contrast between the bright yellow umbrella and those dark storm clouds! The stenciling looks fab!

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  22. Oh those are fabulous dark clouds! Wonderful ink blending! Such a cute card too! I love umbrella cards :) Pretty amazing that you were able to fit this into so many challenges! ((Hugs))

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  23. Simply fabulous card Carol...just love your sweet yellow umbrella!

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  24. Love your yellow brolly, Carol! We're all too familiar with clouds that shade of grey over here. One day we'll get some sunshine....

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  25. Super awesome card! I love that yellow umbrella - so classic. And your clouds are fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at Stamping Smiles Design Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge.
    ~Stephanie

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  26. Great card .... love the umbrella. Thanks for playing along with the STAMPlorations challenge xx

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  27. Fantastic CAS card! I love the bright yellow umbrella and your clouds look perfect! Sorry it took me so long to come and visit. I'm finding it harder and harder to get to my fav blogs to comment these days. Sigh. :-)

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  28. Oh, I love this sweet card, Carol!!! The bright yellow umbrella is sooooooo pretty and I love the stenciled clouds and the wonderful sentiment!!!! Really cute!!
    Hugz

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  29. Such a beauty love the grey clouds and then the pop of yellow. That really is a gorgeous die.

    Marie

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