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Friday, 30 January 2015

Happy Mothers' Day

My second card for this week is based on the layout at Try Stampin' On Tuesday #203.
I decided to create the background 'alternating bands' with my brayer and that Kaleidacolor Ink pad I've had for mmmmany years - unbelievable - it still works and much richer in colour than the photo. I stamped this bowl of flowers at my last visit to friend Vikkis and decided to use an oval shape and also die cut a scalloped oval to frame it. I coloured the image with Distress Inks and mounted it over a length of ricrac braid and finished the card with a small sentiment. I am also joining my friend Karen who is making Mothers' Day cards for the Aussie Troops, so we'll see how many I can rustle up. Thanks for taking a peek Robyn
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5 comments :

  1. Oh this is beautiful! I love your gorgeous image.

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  2. Robyn, what a great idea brayering on your alternating bands for this card! Super creative. Thanks for joining us this week at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!

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  3. What a vibrant, inky background! This is really lovely!

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  4. This is so bright and fresh Robyn....very pretty and that stamp is a favourite. :-)

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  5. Very nice use of color and technique on your card, Robyn. So, so pretty! Thanks for joining the fun over at Try Stampin' On Tuesday!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment, all encouragement and inspiration is very welcome. May your day be a happy and extra special one, cheers Robyn

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