Saturday, March 23, 2013

Elegant Emerald

Hey There, 

I just wanted to pop in to share a card for the Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger Challenge: Elegant Emerald.  Here is our inspiration: 



Gorgeous, right?  Here's my take on it: 



I started by inking the background panel with distress inks and then stamping one of my Hero Arts background stamps (leaf and floral) over it.  I then added some vellum and stamped the Hero Arts envelop pattern in navy to resemble the model's veil.  Next came the  sentiment (PTI's Bountiful Banners), which is stamped in navy.  I surrounded the sentiment strip with gold striped washi tape as a nod to the model's pretty gold belt.  I think the butterfly is self-explanatory :)  It's a memory box die. 




 

I also want to enter it into the current A Blog Named Hero Challenge: Free Style.  And since butterflies come back in Spring, I'll also enter this into the Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Easter/Spring.  And I'll add it to Papertrey Ink's Make It Monday: Inked Backgrounds.




Thanks for stopping by today!  

-Lizzy 

7 comments:

  1. woooow! GORGEOUS card!!
    Totally love it!! Awesome take on the "trigger".
    Cool job, Lizzy!! ;)
    Happy weekend!

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  2. Wow ... what a magnificent combination of elements that capture so many elements of the inspiration piece ... fabulous!

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  3. Beautiful card! I love the background, the vellum panel, and the sentiment panel, but most importantly, that gorgeous butterfly! They all look so good together!

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  4. A wonderful card, your colours and stamping is stunning and I love your gorgeous colours and details!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp challenge,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  5. Hey Lizzy! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  6. I love the combination of different patterns and the emerald green. Beautiful card Lizzy!

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  7. Loooove that color, so I loooove this card! Great combination of dies and stamps! Beautiful! Thanks for playing along at A Blog Named Hero!

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Many thanks for each and every thoughtful comment! Your feedback is genuinely appreciated--I only hope you enjoy my cards as much as I enjoy your comments!

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