Tuesday, March 25, 2014

tiptoe through the tulips


Dating myself here... anyone else remember Tiny Tim?

Well awhile back I submitted this card for a call asking for cards inspired by a song.  This one didn't get picked up but my Mom loved it! Said it's like the ones she chooses at Hallmark.  Now that thrilled me ;))



Wanted to go minimalistic.  A PC-generated sentiment. A stamp I love - American Arts Tulips in black on lotsa white.  I made a circle mask and using the negative splattered some red and yellow Pshiitt spray ink from Kesi Art around the tulips. Voila!

Thanks for looking.

18 comments:

  1. It's so you, Maria! ~ and now we know it's so your Mom, too! I love it!! Hugs, Darnell

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  2. LOVE this, Maria! And yes, I'm sorry to say that I do remember Tiny Tim and thank you very much, now that song will be with me all day :))

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  3. OH, what a DARLING card, Maria! I love it, also!
    Your mom's approval is THE BEST compliment!

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  4. Very sweet card! Great idea to cut a mask so that the splatters don't go everywhere! It's obvious now, but I don't know if I would have thought of it. Probably shouldn't admit that...

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  5. Ooh, drooling, pinning, CASEIng!

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  6. Don't forget Miss Vicky! Tiny Tim was so...well, weird, but that song really did stick in people's heads! Your card is definitely NOT weird, it's rather awesome, if I may say so. This is just brilliant. Love the image and the encapsulated splatters. Great card Maria. Bev

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  7. What can I say.... Stunning (and pinned)!

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  8. oh my yes, I remember Tiny Tim and what a fun and strange song. Your card is just gorgeous too...love the bursts of bright colors.

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  9. Fabulous Maria!!! Love all the colors :)

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  10. Eek, this is very cool!! A negative mask! Wow! I think I could do that, why didn't I think of that before? I'm so glad you mentioned it!!
    Hugs!

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  11. I love those splashes of colour against the sketchy image :0)

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  12. Oh this is CAS perfection! Love how you splashed on the color. Fabulous card. LOVE. (And yes I remember Tiny Tim. LOL)

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  13. Fabulous card. Most original! Pls can u give me the link to Anni & Christine blog using 2 takes on same stamp? Hope u dont think me cheeky. Saw yr comment on another blog. Lindsey x

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  14. Brilliant - my ind of card! Fantastic font - where did you get that from??? You gotta get some cards to your mom, so that she does not have to depend on Hallmark.....

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    1. Cornelia,
      It was a free font from Creating Keepsakes.com called "CK Becky". It was one of those that they offer as a free download on the website for a week.

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