Tuesday, April 10, 2012

it ain't easy using green

Challenges are supposed to be challenging, right?  That's the beauty of  'em.  Hadn't played over at Less is More for awhile, and #62,  this week's theme almost made me sit out another week.  Use three shades of green on a card.  Green!

I chickened out after running fifty different inking possibilities through my head.  Came up with this.

Decided to make a nest (embroidery floss) on a branch (used a stylus to create a branch) and put a bunny in it rather than a bird.  I do love how the greens (3 of 'em) are the only pop of color.  I don't  really like how the branch turned out.

Created my own sentiment for the inside - "some bunny loves you".  Not very original, but punny.

I'm also linking up to Runway Inspired Challenge #9.

As cool as the dress is - it just screamed "green and white" to me.   Which basically scared me away.  Love how the DT used the stripes/ angles, but didn't want to copy that.  Decided the lines of bunny's egg coupled with the fibre of the nest qualified me :)

Thanks for looking.

Supplies some bunny:
Paper: CS American Crafts
Stamps: Impression Obsession
Ink: black Versafine
Tools: stylus
Other: embroidery floss, Glossy Accents


Jen said...

I love this card, great idea with the floss.
jenjoy x

Scrapmate said...

Really cute card.

Chrissie said...

This is such fun!
The idea of a bunny on a branch makes me smile!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Barb King said...

That is so cute, love the simplicity of it! Thanks for your comments on my cards. I made the yellow splatters with Smooch Spritz spray, I love that stuff and use it all the time. The gold is especially nice. Thanks, Barb

Colleen Dietrich said...

Awww! That is darned cute Easter grass under that bunny, Maria. You are too clever!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Oh my..the bunny in the egg in the nest on the branch!?! So cute! Thanks for playing along with the Runway Inspired Challenge!

Michelle said...

Maria, this card is super cute! And I actually like that branch. I looked at it for ages trying to work out what you had done, and then I read your words, LOL! It's a great idea!

Sarah said...

What a cute idea for that bunny image! I really like the different shades of green embroidery floss you used for the nest too. I'm so glad you played along with the Runway Inspired Challenge!

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