Sunday, January 31, 2016

STAMPlorations inspiration #58 - mimo

You may have seen this post where I created a card based on a photo from the internet, making it my own ("mimo"). Well, I've decided to challenge myself to do that on my last STAMPlorations inspiration card of the month too.

So today I've taken this image, a surface design by Wendy Kendall and used it to inspire a card where I've paired the blooms from one of Shirley's sets with the butterflies from another. Ready?

print & pattern: XMAS 2015 - wendy kendall:
Image Source: Wendy Kendall

Used a PP with the subtle pink, blue and yellow (Heidi Swapp) then stamped some blooms from Folk Flowers onto it. Gave their centers a wash of pink watercolor. Heat embossed the butterflies from Winged Things onto scraps of PP that mimicked the figures in the inspiration and fussy cut them.

Added the black lines from Artsy Border Maker to the upper left as a nod to the strings in the inspiration. My sentiment, stamped onto a scrap with a pink watercolor wash, is from Bloom Sketches.

Be sure to have a look at the inspiration cards at the STAMPlorations blog. Leave a comment on the post to be in the running for a GC too. Have a great Sunday.

I'm hooking up at:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Just Add Ink - #296 Just Add Nature

10 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous card Maria! :)

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  2. Clever take on the inspiration photo and like how you've combined the sets of stamps. Beautiful colours and layout x

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  3. Lovely card Thanks for sharing. here from the Stamplorations blog

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  4. So pretty Maria! I love how you've mixed the soft coloured images with those stamped on DSP! A beautiful contrast! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink :-)

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  5. Oh l do love the clean simplicity of your design Maria! The soft background colours are lovely with your pretty lineart blooms. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  6. I love this Maria! Love the stamping on the DSP and the soft colours in the background. Gorgeous card! Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

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  7. Love your interpretation of the inspiration photo! I like the snazzy butterflies.

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  8. so very fun!! thank you for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!!

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  9. What a fabulous take on your cool inspiration, Maria ... yummy background ... and those fluttery dimensional butterflies are brilliant with the outline blooms! Hugs, Anita :)

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