Friday, July 11, 2014

remember (MMCC)

IMHO, nature and sympathy cards go hand in hand. I have created a "cassy" mixed media sympathy card keeping the "Touch of Nature" theme at Mixed Media Card Challenge in mind.



Mixed media... it's about texture, dimension and techniques... remember?

TEXTURE- although one-layer, I've created depth by applying some watercolor, stamping the grunge BG and then stamping the flowers

DIMENSION - gold embossing paste through a stencil and a Dymo label

TECHNIQUE- took a watercolor brush to the stamped flowers to soften them up a bit

Have you entered the challenge yet? C'mon, get messy with us ;) You've got two more weeks before the challenge closes. 


Supplies for remember:
Paper:  CS Bringmann
Stamps: BG Impression Obsession, flowers Impression Obsession
Ink : Distress
Tools: stencil TCW
Other: watercolors, gold embossing paste, Dymo label maker


11 comments:

  1. Great card Maria. The colors are perfect.

    Enjoy your weekend
    Jim

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  2. Great texture and colors on this Maria!

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  3. maria f. ... you are SO SMART. Subconsciously I know leaves, flowers and such are good picks for sympathy, but I never really put my finger on how they are all nature. I like how you've explained the elements of your card too. That gold embossing is amazing!!

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  4. Love your leaf stencil..it is really the star of your card which is oh-so awesome. Another terrific inspiration teamie!

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  5. Oh, I love how the embossing paste looks... the black greeting strip looks great with those bright colors.

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  6. That gold embossing paste looks divine, Maria! Love this card!

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  7. How lovely, Maria ... so often sympathy cards are done in cool (and maybe even 'sad') colours ... I love that you did it in warm, comforting tones! Anita :)

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  8. Maria, LOVE the bright colors and the gold stenciling! Very comforting for a sympathy card LOVE the single word remember!

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  9. How did I miss this beauty, Maria? This is in a word...stunning! Love the gold embossing paste...especially with the leaves...one of my favorites!

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  10. The color splashes with gold embossing looks stunning :)

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