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August 24, 2012

Bloggers Challenge - Color Splash

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday! Thanks to those who played along with last weeks Back to School Challenge, I enjoyed stopping by your blogs to see your creations. This weeks challenge is a Color Splash Challenge - use Black and White with a Splash of Color.

I love these color challenges, it's always fun to see what one splash of color people incorporate into their projects. I used Pink as my "splash", using the Watercolor Whimsy Technique from the August Technique Junkie Newsletter to create my background.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Sharing your Sorrow, Wood Background
The sentiment is from Our Daily Bread Designs Sharing your Sorrow sympathy set.  The WC Whimsy Technique was done with STAEDTLER Watercolor Crayons on Sheer Heaven Vellum, that was stamped with the Wood Background Stamp from ODBD.  I love this vellum as it doesn't warp when used with water.  To embellish I added some Zva Creative Mini Roses and Crystal Flourishes.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Sharing your Sorrow, Wood Background
Ink - Ranger Black Archival
Card Stock - Black, Pink
Other - Sheer Heaven Vellum, Spritz Bottle, Staedtler Watercolor Crayons, Dimensionals, Zva Creative Mini Roses, Zva Creative Crystal Pearls, Dylusions Stencil

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challenge Black and White with a Splash of Color Challenge. Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed. If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments.

Have a great weekend!
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dwaldenrn said...

Such a sweet card and blog. Love these entries.

Words and Pictures said...

What an amazing background, so atmospheric! Beautiful card...
Alison x

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Lovely, must find out about that bg

BarbaraW said...

Beautiful card and sentiment. I just discovered that technique and love it. The woodgrain stamp makes a really fabulous background with the technique.

Krisha said...

Awsome card, love the color combo.

Terry said...

Lisa, what a spectacular background! Love that effect! So true is that sentiment!!! Have a great weekend!

Basement Stamper said...

nice background! Love the colors of it and fabulous sentiment.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Love the colors on your beautiful card! Geat design too!

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