“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” - Anawanitia


Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Sweet Shop Sketch with a Spin Challenge - SSS44

THINK SPRING! The theme that goes with this challenge is FLOWERS. I love the sweet perfume, and vibrant blue of Hydrangeas. So for this card, I just had to make hydrangeas.




One of the things I really like to do, is to create my own embellishments. Again, I used a paper flower making technique I learned from a talented lady I met in a scrapbooking/stamping shop in Williamsburg. I made all of the tiny blue flowers that comprise each hydrangea bloom, as well as their leaves. I really love this technique! Can't you just smell the lovely hydrangeas?

Creative Ingredients:
Paper: K & Company, Stampin' Up! Sahara Sand, Blue, Black, White, Green Cardstock.
Ink: Ranger Distressing Ink - Antique Linen, VersaMark & Clear embossing powder, Colorbox - Primary, Stampin' Up Sahara Sand, Kiwi Kiss.
Stamps: Stampin' Up! Whimsical Wishes.
Tools: Spellbinders Renaissance Hearts, Punch Bunch Flowers, Leaf.
Embellishments: Stickles Glitter - Yellow.









4 comments:

  1. Oh My Goodness! I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your hydrangas!! Just perfect for the Sweet Stop challenge! Thanks for playing along with our challenge this week!

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  2. Oh wow that is more than a card..it's a work of art..absolutely stunning!!!!

    Kerry x

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  3. I love this card and would love to know how you made the hydrangea bloom!! Please share!

    Ellen Sutton
    elliemae524@yahoo.com

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  4. Oh my goodness those flowers are amazing! Such beautiful detail to them! How did you make them? They really are stunning! Awesome job and thanks for playing along with the Sweet Stop!

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