Friday, August 10, 2012

The Minty Fresh Challenge

The Minty Fresh Challenge at Moxie Fab World  
Not too yellow, not too blue, minty green is that soothing shade in between. I agree that this color is soothing and fresh. Golly was I delighted to find I had 2 12" X 12" pieces in my stash. I knew I wanted to heat emboss with white for a crisp look. So I looked at my Pinterest boards for some design inspiration.

Determined not to spend too much time there, I scrolled through "Cards I Want To Recreate" board and a flourish caught my eye. The beautiful card I recently pinned from Susan at Simplicity. This is the flourish that inspired this card.

I do have a collection of flourish stamps that I love, with a tiny butterfly and sentiment from Gina K, I stamped and heat embossed this card. I punched 14 tiny hydrangeas, glued 2 pieces together, shaped them using a stylus, added the pearls to the center then attached all 7 of them. I'm pleased with it and it was so quick and easy. I'm disappointed that it doesn't show up as crisp on the blog - due to the background being so similar.

I'll be back with another post for another challenge at CASology.
Be well ~ Carole


6 comments:

  1. Your other minty fresh card was very well executed. However, this card is simply fabulous. Very beautiful with the embossing and the flowers popping off the page. Very nice job!

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  2. Hey Carole! Thanks for linking this up to the Minty Fresh Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  3. That's just gorgeous! Love the take on the Trigger!

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