Monday, May 2, 2011

My Mulan Card

  The Play Date Cafe Challenge PDCC79 called for some striking colors:



   I hardly had any gray paper or embellishments, but had just enough to make the border die. 


   I sponged Staz On dove gray ink on a white card base after stamping my SU background with red and clear embossing.  I colored in various areas with two different grey copic markers to add some interest.
   I found this little lime dragonfly I had randomly cut out from my die. It seemed like he wanted to make his home here.  I thought of the cricket from Mulan (in fact, I thought it WAS a cricket until I typed in the stamp recipe for this post, LOL).  He added enough quirkiness, and I was happy to use the little guy.

Thank you for dropping in!

Stamp recipe:
Stamps: SU Fresh Cuts
Ink: Brilliance Rocket Red, clear embossing powder, Staz On black,dove gray,MS Wasabi
Other: PTI eyelet lace die, Ellison thin cuts dragonfly and tag die
Paper: Georgia Pacific white cardstock, green vellum, red cardstock



4 comments:

  1. Love the little touches of green in your card Marlena :) Thanks for playing along at the Play Date Cafe!

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  2. Lovely take on the colors! So elegant :) Happy to have you with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  3. So beautiful, Marlena! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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  4. OHHH! LOVE the sponging!! What a great use of our colors--fabulous layers:) Thanks so much for playing along with us and joining in the fun over at the PDCC:}

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