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


Sunday, June 20, 2010

A Monochromatic Floral-Shabby Twisted Sketch with Wings!

Hah! Try saying that 10 times! LOL

It was so hot outside today - 97 degrees.  Ugh!  I thought I'd jump in the pool to cool off, but even the pool was too hot!  Seriously, there is such a thing... So, I spent most of the day in the comfort of our air conditioned craft room. 

Here is my hot summer day creation :
 

I love the theme for this card, "A Monochromatic Floral-Shabby Twisted Sketch with Wings!"  which is a combination of a few different challenges
Here is the inside of the card, also a pop-up, although I was not able to get a better picture...
 Look at the little butterflies dangling on the twine!

All of the "designer paper" for this card is hand stamped by MOI - I so rarely ever use printed designer paper because I love, love creating my own! On this card I used "Fabulous Flourishes" by Tim Holtz, "Documentary" by Prima, which were stamped in Antique Linen Distress Ink and Stampin' Up! Soft Suede.  All of the flowers are also handmade.
I have entered this card in the following challenges:
Crazy for Challenges #42: Paper Flowers
KL Stampin' n Scrappin' Challenge #35 - Let's Get Shabby
Fussy & Fancy Friday Challenge #14: Monochromatic & Wings
Dare U to Digi Stamp Challenge #40: Blooms & Butterflies
Sir Stampalot June Challenge: Punch It - The ROSE was created, using a PEAR shape punch, I also used a punch for the daisy flowers and leaves.
The Sweet Stop Challenge #61 - SKETCH with a TWIST: Decorate the inside of your card








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19 comments:

  1. This is fabulous Annette! i just love that flower, do you have a tutorial on how to do it?
    Oh and how lucky are you to have a pool, i would give anything for one of them!!!
    Its hot here but not that hot!!
    Hugs di xxx

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  2. Fabulously shabby ... wonderful design for our challenge this week at KLSNS! Thanks for sharing :)

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  3. Wow, I love your card. That flower is beautiful. Thanks for playing at Fussy and Fancy.


    Jennifer

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  4. OH my this is gorgeous!! Love the colors and your flower is fabulous. Thanks for playing with us at Fussy & Fancy challenge.

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  5. Wow, what a wonderful card! Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop.

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  6. What an absolutely GORGEOUS card. All I can say is WOW!!!
    Thanks for playing with us at The Sweet Stop. Hope to see you back again soon.

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  7. Absolutely beautiful! The monochromatic is PERFECT here, as are all the embellies- love it!

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  8. HI Annette

    Your card is just charming, I love the vintage colours, the flowers and the little elements of interest.

    Thank you for joining us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

    B x

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  9. Very pretty creation, inside and out! Thanks for sharing at SirStampalot.
    Pinky

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  10. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s Challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  11. beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Sir stampalot and good luck

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  12. This is gorgeous!
    Thank you for entering it into the Sir Stampalot challenge this month.
    Clare x

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  13. Hi Annette, wow what a absolute BEAUTY so impresive, such fine detail.

    hugs chris xx
    thanks for joining us in the Sir Stamplot challenge

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  14. Beautiful card!!! Thanks for sharing with us at The Sweet Stop!

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  15. A wonderful card , I love the image and colours . thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!
    Hugs
    Francesca

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  16. wowza this is gorgeous. Super cute card. love the details.
    Thanks for joining us at KLSNS
    Jacilynn

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  17. What a wonderful vintage creation, Annette!! This is beautiful. Thanks for playing along with our challenge at KL Stampin N Scrappin! Hugs, Kelly

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  18. Such a beautiful and elegant card! I love your colours and gorgeous design. Thanks for joining us at DU2DS. Chris :)

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  19. This is such a beautiful card, lovely use of colours and such pretty flowers! Thank you for joining in with our Blooms & Butterflies Challenge at DU2DS :) Donna x

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