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Becky's Create a Card #3

Becky Oehlers, you're killing me. How do you make it look so effortless to combine these colors? I thought I'd give your challenge a try this time, and I thought I had it all figured out at 7:30 this morning. Here it is 3:00 pm, and I'm finally finished. You have stretched me to my limits, but I'm happy to say, I enjoyed the process. Thank you for the challenge after all.
This challenge specified a 5x7 card with a Spring Rain mat of 3x4.5, a scallop border, white embossed flower on Raspberry Fizz, and a flourish on Terra Cotta Tile. Oh, and throw in some rhinestones, too. Well, I don't have Terra Cotta Tile, so I used the emboss resist technique and sponged SU Real Rust and Ruby Red over the flourishes. I like the mottled background it gives, so I softened the Spring Rain and scalloped border with some white ink. Several hundred flowers later, and I finally decided on a few from Petal Power with flat rhinestone stickers in the centers. I cut out the flourish and attached it on the blue, but now it occurs to me that I could have embossed it there as well. Whoops.
Paper: PTI White, Spring Rain, Raspberry Fizz
Ink: Versamark, SU Real Rust, Ruby Red, PTI Fresh Snow
Stamps: PTI Turning a New Leaf, Background Basics-Petal Power, SU Best Blossoms
Other: SU Scallop punch, Clear embossing powder, Flat rhinestone stickers
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  1. I think it's perfect just the way it is! Great job with these colors!

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  2. Heehee, I was thinking the same thing when I saw this week's challenge but I think your did a great job with the emboss resist technique!

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  3. WOW. This is fun Cheryl, and I would never have guessed that you were struggling with it. Your final product is perfectly executed.

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  4. This turned out great! I cannot believe you CUT out that flourish........kudos!

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  5. You did a great job without the terracotta tile. You are super close to it with the layering. Really cute card.

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  6. Very pretty Cheryl! I like the flowers you chose!

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  7. Cheryl this is so pretty! Your background is gorgeous and I'm lovin' the little Raspberry Fizz flowers. Nice job with the challenge!

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  8. Loved this! Commenting like crazy!!! LOVE YOU GIRL!!! I am sorry I killed you!! ;)

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