Monday, January 20, 2014

lawnscaping challenge - inspired by!

i love mondays! they usually mean it's time for a new lawnscaping challenge! and today is one of those great days! 
the new challenge this time is all about inspriration! and more importantly, being inspired by one of our very own lawnscaping desgin team members!! woah! how do you pick?!



i think that may have been my hardest challenge...narrowing it down to one card from one person! lol!!

but manage i did! (what a great problem to have, right?!) i chose this stellar card from Christiana ! i love that crocodile image and the bokeh and the happiness card that whole card exudes!!

and here's my card:


i decided to CAS her card! i colored in the crocodile (from critters down under) with some copics and popped him up for dimension!
the bokeh was created with the oh so FUN gold delicata ink pad! i used three different sized heart shapes and stamped them directly and one off multiple times for the background! :)
the hearts were from peace love joy, into the woods, and summertime charm.



then i had some fun! lol! i added some die cut vellum to mimic waves and very ligthly colored the top edges with distress ink! um, people - i'm in LOVE! lol!!

so that's it! and as you can see, my love affair with vellum continues! :)

for even more inspiration (if you can stand it!), check out the lawnscaping facebook page! we're dedicated to keeping your creative juices flowing! :)

this week we're sponsored by lawn fawn! so get your card making on, and you could win a stamp set of your choice! :)


8 comments:

  1. Very pretty card! I love the touch of gold and the vellum!

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  2. Oh my goodess! First off, I am so very flattered that you chose to CASE my card! You rock, girlie! Second, your card is AMAZING! That delicata ink is just delicious and your inking on vellum? Pure genius! Serious love happening here. You knocked this one out of the park, girlfriend!

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  3. Wow! Wow! Wow!!! This is so stunning and gorgeous!!
    Love the dots and hearts, the touch of gold, the vellum ... I LOVE everything about this card!!!

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  4. OHHHHHHHHHH! This is so fabulous, Samantha! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the gold bokeh hearts--- love that alligator in the water! ACK! ADORABLE! Fab card-- you totally nailed this! You were inspired by Christiana but you totally made it YOUR OWN! LOOOOOOOVE <3

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  5. So this card is amazing! Everything is perfect on it! Those gold hearts and sequins are perfect. And the crocodile in front of the vellum... perfect!! I love it!

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  6. This is adorable! I love the tons of hearts and the vellum "waves"!

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  7. Love this!! The gold, the vellum, the color combo... perfect!! What a pretty pretty card!

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