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Sunday, 22 August 2010

You wanted yellow!!!

The new rubberstamping challenge blog "Let's Ink It Up" has finally arrived, woohoo!!!
Their 1st challenge is "Anything Goes, with a twist", the twist being to use some yellow. Well I thought, in for a penny... I have used one of my fav rubber stamp images "Buttercup" from Crafter's Companions Flower Fairies collection. The inspiration for the background came from Scrappy's Sketch Sunday(the circle in a square), but it's too far removed to go in that challenge. I have used 2 shades of green and 2 shades of yellow ink(from various manufacturers). I lightly coloured the base card using a piece of "cut n dry",the yellows and lightest green, then edged with deeper green. I used a circle stencil to mask the square and deepend the colour inside the circle, then I overstamped using the darker green. I built up the colours on the images with the same 4 inks and a water brush. Finally I added glossy accents to the flowers, and a piece of yellow gingham ribbon/bow. The sentiment stamp is by Anna Grifffin.
Enough "yellow" for you? :D XXX

18 comments:

  1. Oh Boy! You sure know how to play with a twist!!! Amazing! Thanks for joining us on our very first challenge at Let's Ink It Up! Hugzzzzz

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  2. OMG, Your Card is stunning. I love your colours.
    Great Job!!!

    Thank you for playing with us on the LET'S INK IT UP challenge. Good Luck!

    Hugs,
    Agnieszka

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  3. Hi Gina, this has a fab background, love your card and your attitude, brilliant. Thank you for playing at Lets Ink It Up. Annette x

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  4. Wow Gina this is fabulous, love how you have used the flower fairy - an inspiartion. Thanks for playing in the very first Let's Ink It Up challenge.

    HUgs Ali x

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  5. Wow Gina, boy did you use yellow! I love this card and the way you have used the flower fairy image.
    Thanks for playing along at Let's Ink It Up.
    Hugs
    Sam xx

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  6. Wow Gina, this is certainly a yummy yellow creation! Love it!

    By the way, I have a little something on my blog for you here!

    Sarah x

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  7. Very pretty card, I like how you have masked and sponged the sun. Thanks for playing in our very first challenge at Let's Ink It Up!

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  8. this is beautiful Gina I love how you have used the yellow not always an easy colour and this buttercup fairy is just perfect for the challenge xx

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  9. Wow! It is yellow and VERY lovely.

    Jennifer

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  10. Wow Gina this is a beauty!!!

    Loving the colours you have used and the stamps are just perfect. Love Chanelle xx

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  11. Yellow? What yellow? Oh there it is hiding behind the yellow. One word STUNNING. (I couldn't get the capitals to go any bigger or I would have). :-) xx

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  12. Just beautiful Gina, you really have gone for it!! I love the yellow and the techniques are fab - a really stunning card. Thanks for getting inky with us at Let's Ink It up :-)
    Clair e

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  13. This card reminds me of my drawings when I was in grade school. I love this card Gina. Thanks for sharing.

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  14. This one is gorgeous!
    Hugs Nicolet

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  15. Hi Gina its fabulous. Love the yellow its very different
    hugs June xxxx

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  16. Wow what a beautiful creation, all that yellow really does look stunning
    Babs x

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  17. Hi Gina, just to let you know I left you a little something on my blog
    Claire xx

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