Wednesday, August 13, 2014

BEST Day EVER!!---SYS2,Day9

Day 9 – Floral and Floral Builder Stamps has been my favorite day of this OCC. Well come on...FLORAL!! what else would it be but my FAVORITE, RIGHT?


I jumped right in after oohing and ahhing over the cards by all the designers and several class mates today. Practice was called for with the two techniques I wanted to try first.  Jennifer McGuire taught a cool multi- step stamping and Dawn Woleslagle shared how to get that FABULOUS look of Painted flowers and doodles.
Here are some of my practice pieces

I then set to work to make a real card

I was very pleased with the outcome...but wanted to take the dive and add some blue shadowing......


I found that a Prismacolor .03 pen was the best for the doodling. But could not bring myself to freehand leaves in the background as Dawn did in her card.....I'm a chicken and called it done.

Wplus9 Spring Blooms made up most of the arrangement, with Fresh Cut Florals and Fresh Cut Containers  filling in the gaps and sentiment.

I think I would call this a Clean and Simple one layer card.
Linking it up to The Card Concept Challenge #16 ~ Wedding Card

The colors in the inspiration photos helped me choose the palette.

Thanks for stopping by!

LauraJane:)

12 comments:

  1. This is beautiful and what soft summery colors!

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  2. Stunning! I love that you tried out Dawn's style. So Awesome.

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  3. Wow.... just beautiful! Love your practice pieces too!

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  4. Superb! Laura, your card is STUNNING!

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  5. It's BLUE! Love your card, Laura Jane!

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  6. Wow, you did a wonderful job here with the black outlines!

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  7. Gorgeous card, Laura Jane! I love the outline on the flowers!

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  8. Really lovely card! Love the color palette and the freehand lines.

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  9. I would have been "chicken" too! You achieved such lovely results on your first try using these techniques! This is such a pretty floral wedding card!

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  10. The new techniques turned out a beautiful result! It's got such a soft and lovely feel to it.

    Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept!

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Simply splendid to hear from you!

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