Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hero Arts "Nature" / SSS Wednesday "Anything Goes" / SSS Monday Challenge "Hint of Clover"

I wanted to play at Hero Arts "Nature" Challenge (runs until March 20th) and when I looked through my HA stamps I found one that I don't remember ever using. I started playing around with different inks and ended up with 6 images:





I made 5 cards. Today I am going to show you three of them so that the post doesn't get to long.



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This one I inked with an old Color Box Chalk Ink "Lavender", mounted on a pale lavender card. I stamped a border on the bottom with a mix of Hero Arts and Stampin' Up stamps with the same ink, but stamped off. Finished with a Hero Arts sentiment and a silver dragonfly brad.


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On this one I used the Distressed Ink "Peeled Paint" not spritzed with water. Because it was so stark on the white I sponged over it to make it look softer. Dragonfly brad in copper, same sentiment, foam mounted on cream panel that was embossed with PTI's Linen embossing plate that is so perfect when you want just a hint of embossing. The green cardstock is stamped with Hero Arts envelope pattern.


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Three different DI (Faded Jeans, Broken China, Peeled Paint), spritzed with water. Copper dragonfly brad, Hero Arts sentiment, mounted on blue panel with PTI Linen embossing plate on green card.


Challenges:

Hero Art "Nature"



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Simon Says Wednesday Challenge "Anything Goes"


Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog



Simon Says Monday Challenge "Hint of Clover"



Simon Monday Challenge Blog



Thanks for looking! Will be back soon with the other two cards!

Hugs,
Susanne

11 comments:

  1. I am LOVING the simplicity of this design, Susanne! You let the stamp and colors SPEAK! And they speak VOLUMES! Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes“Challenge!

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  2. Be still my racing heart! Susanne, these are gorgeous! You've created a trio of lovely cards and I agree wholeheartedly with Virginia: you've given the colours and image star billing! Wow...I can only imagine how amazing the next two will be...
    Hugs~c

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  3. Na, Du haettest schon alle 5 zeigen koennen, wo die 3 doch so schoen sind! Hoffentlich ist in Vermont kein Massensterben ausgebrochen....muss mal in die Zeitung schaun... ;)

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  4. Wow, Susanne, these inked effects are beautiful ... and you've showcased them brilliantly on your cards ... they're just lovely! Anita :)

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  5. I love the many looks that you've achieved, Susanne. Each one is so pretty! Thank you for sharing your projects with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday "Hint of Clover" Challenge. It was great seeing your work!

    ~Michelle

    http://www.michellezerull.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh, Susanne, you should have just posted all five and shown off, beaming! These are stunning and I'm sure the others are equally so! Doesn't that feel amazing to both use NBUS and do so many outstanding cards at once?! Go you, high TEN!! Hugs, Darnell

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  7. Beautiful cards, Susanne! Love how you created multiple looks with same stamp.

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  8. These are fabulous! Love the different looks and techniques. That stamp is gorgeous and you have really showcased its versatility :)

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  9. Hallo Susanne, schön sind all deine Karten geworden!
    (Ja, die Schneeglöckchen und Krokusse blühen gerade im Garten, ja der Winter kann da oben ganz schön lang dauern, in Detroit hatten wir damals bis in den April rein den Schnee liegen! Da konnt ich ihn dann auch irgendwann nicht mehr sehen :-)) ) Lg

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  10. Susanne...run, quickly, to Simon Says! You're a winner! Congrats, my friend - and happy shopping!!
    Hugs~c

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  11. LOVE your inked panels & these cards made with them are beautiful, Susanne! I especially love the last one--congrats on the SSS gift certificate!

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