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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!

  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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


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