Tuesday, October 22, 2013

L.A.M.B. - look at my blazer - (RIC)

The latest ensemble up at Runway Inspired Challenge... have you seen it?



 Well, OK, so she's got a red/orange/neony-mix-of-the-two/could-it-be-any-brighter cool jacket on (remember when we used to call 'em "blazers"?  I worked for EDS for many a year if that tells you anything...)  Can't miss that.  Wanna know what caught my eye next?  Her 'do.  Windblown-ish. And while my eye was up there I caught the sunglasses.  And then I noticed the cool pink wall behind her.  Done with lighting I suppose.  I done mine with watered down Distress inks on my craft mat.  And squishes.


Believe it or not, the first piece of scrap I pulled out of my pile to pink up, was this wonky shaped piece. And I thought of the hair.  Ping.  No trimming here. And I have this amazing corally red CS from Amuse that I was lucky to win over at CASual Fridays last year (it was part of a special pack in honor of  breast cancer month.)  It is dead on for that jacket.  Um, blazer.

A couple die cut branches and birdie from WPlus9 Folk Art Florals (still have to get myself the Fresh Cut Florals - anyone know where to get it in Europe?) with a couple branches stamped in gray too and voila. No wing on birdie as a nod to those sunglasses, BTW.  No sentiment cuz this is to be a thank you notecard for Oma who sent us home with all kinds of goodies when DD and I visited her last week.  Aren't Omas fabby?

Thanks for looking and hey, I made the deadline ;)))


Supplies :
Paper: cardbase The Paper Studio, black American Crafts
Stamps: WPlus9
Ink:  distress, Hero Arts
Tools: dies WPlus9
Other: foam adhesive

13 comments:

  1. I call this one as the winner - great interpretation of that inspiration!

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  2. Love how you've gathered all those elements and produced this card - it's better than the inspiration photo!

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  3. a wonderful card for the glam photo! love your pink scrap and thoughts on your design creation!

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  4. You nailed the challenge again! Love everything, especially that you left the pink scrap like it was!

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  5. love that CAS card, the bird is so cute hugs
    bibiana

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  6. Such a beautiful card and solution to the challenge! I love you style, I have looked at some of you other cards. You have an unique style! I like it!

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  7. OMG Maria, this is incredible... a winner for me. I can just sit and admire the beauty of this one :)

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  8. "grandiose" is the first word that comes to mind when I look at your amazing card!
    it makes me so happy because I truly feel it is absolutely perfect.
    The design, the balance of colors, argh! You ARE good!

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  9. The inking is FABULOUS! Love love this so much, Maria So glad that you join the fun with us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

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  10. Maria, love your background and the red bird!!

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  11. Congrats! I had a feeling this was a winner!

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  12. Incredible (as always) Maria, CONGRATS on your win!

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