Friday, October 28, 2016

it's a purple world

Quick post today. Last day out in the vineyards for me this season. I think and hope. But I managed to make a card for two challenges and want to share it with you.

I used Map Love from Concord and 9th. Stamped the earth in the second lightest Shades of Purple Altenew ink. Heat embossed the sentiment. Then I took a wide flat brush and brushed clean water on the cardbase. This softened up the earth a bit. I smooshed some of the lightest ink onto an acrylic block and picked it up with my brush and dabbed it onto the wet areas. Did this cuz I wanted to join the Watercolor challenge at Where Creativity Meets C9. BTW, the heart was a leftover, cut from Modern Edition Paper Route pack.

And why did I choose purple? Cuz I wanted to join Becca's Hop to Stop (domestic violence, that is) and purple is the color of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Hope you have a lovely weekend planned. Stay tuned for the STAMPlorations October release hop later today!


  1. Your card is beautiful! What a wonderful sentiment! Thank you for supporting this important hop - not an easy subject for anyone but we are bringing it out of the darkness.

  2. Well I'm glad you chose purple and I'm glad you made such a beautiful card. I love the opalescent leaves! Thank you for joining in the Hop to Stop and helping to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.

  3. BEAUTIFUL sentiment and card - LOVE IT ALL!!!
    Thank You for sharing with Becca's Hop To STOP.

  4. Cool and soft at the same time, Maria ... the soft wash of purple is fabulous with the heart cut black and white stripes! Hugs, Anita :)

  5. Love black & purple together. Your card is gorgeous.
    Love those pretty feathers.

  6. I'm smitten with this card, Maria, it's awesome!!! Thank you for playing along at Where Creativity Meets C9!


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