Saturday, March 26, 2016

Hello There

Happy Easter and thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog!

I have been in the coloring mood lately. Yesterday I had a little unexpected extra time and I just sat at my desk and colored. I also feel like I have been in a color combo rut! You know, you tend to have your favorite colors you use over and over. So I decided to play along with the Inspired by All the Little Things Challenge. I love the succulents and these are colors rarely use. 

Here's my take on the challenge using Taylored Expressions Simply Succulents Stamp & Die Combo. 


I colored the plants with Copic Markers and die cut them out with the dies in the Simply Succulents Stamp & Die Combo. Next I used the Brick Embossing Folder to build steps to set the plants on. I highlighted the bricks a bit with Copic Markers in E41 and E43 and Distress Ink in Antique Linen.


The sentiment is from the stamp set. The final touch is a few scattered 4mm Clear Droplets from Pretty Pink Posh. 

Thanks for stopping by!

7 comments :

  1. Very cool card Melody, I like that you used the brick embossing to make the steps to set the plants on! You did a super job coloring too, the wood looks so real :) Happy Easter!!

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  2. Melody love your beautifully coloured succulents! ! was so happy to see that you played along Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at Inspired by All the Little Things!

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  3. Oh Gosh, this card is so pretty! Love the placement of the plants and the colors you used.

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  4. This is wonderful, Melody! Love the rich coloring and background detailing! Lovely card!

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  5. Your coloring is amazing! Love love LOVE your card!

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  6. This is awesome-- I have a brick embossing folder from Tim Holtz and LOVE the dimension and background it provides. Perfect backdrop for your gorgeous succulents!

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