Monday, October 7, 2013

Lawnscaping Challenge #67: Patterned Paper

It's time for the next Lawnscaping Challenge!  For this challenge, it's all about making a dent in your patterned paper hoard stash ;) 



I thought it would be fun to do a little paper-piecing for this challenge.  Here's my card: 



I used 3 papers from the new Into the Woods collection from Lawn Fawn and a subtle yellow paper (for the flower) from the Pink Lemonade collection.  To give my paper-piecing more depth, I colored them with copics and shaded just I would with white paper.  I really like this look because the pattern adds a lot of texture to the coloring.  After I finished my flower, I spritzed the white card base with some Lemon Zest Dylusions Ink Spray and stamped the sentiment (Sunny Skies) in chocolate brown ink.  I also added some clear Wink of Stella to the flower.  It's hard to see the shine, but here's a close-up: 



I finished the card with a few rhinestones. 



I hope you'll play along with us this week!  Our sponsor is Simon Says Stamp, who will be giving away a $25 gift certificate to the lucky winner! 

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Thanks for visiting!! 

-Lizzy

10 comments:

  1. lovely card!! that flower is gorgeous!!! i love the spray of yellow too!! and your patterned paper pot and stem are awesome!

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  2. What a beautiful sunny card!! Love the sprayed background too.

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  3. So pretty! Love the paper piecing and the wood grain base is perfect to place the flower pot on. Love the spray too...perfection!

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  4. Beautiful card, Lizzy! Love the background! And the paper piecing too! wow!

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  5. WOW!!! I love this card so much, beautiful colors! I love the background! Amazing job!

    -Samantha

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  6. Gorgeous card, Lizzy! I like that you colored on the patterned paper - it makes it look so neat! :)

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  7. Beautiful card, Lizzy! I love the dimension you created by coloring the paper and the background you created with the ink spray is awesome!

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  8. I love your card Lizzy, the bright yellow misting as the splash of sunshine is just so vibrant and clever :0)

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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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