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Tuesday, 23 June 2015

When life gives you a rainy day.....

I was delighted to be invited to be a Guest Designer on the City Crafter Challenge blog.  It's a colour challenge this week, to use blue, green and a splash of red.  Here is the photo for inspiration.....

..... and here is my card.

To make the background, I used a Memory Box die - 'A Little Rain' three times on white card and attached blue paper behind.  The image is by Little Claire, 'Rainy Days'. It's stamped with a Memento ink pad and coloured using Promarkers.  I added Glossy Accents to the boots and puddles to make them stand out.  The image and sentiment are die cut using Memory Box Stitched Rectangles.  I actually made the bottom card first, using a paler green for the matting, but decided to make another card, changing the layout. 

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:

15 comments:

  1. Very pretty! Very sweet! Thanks for being our guest this week at CCCB!

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  2. Both cards are lovely, I think the layout of the first is more balanced though. I love that sentiment, I've not seen it before. It could make us all feel better about this miserable excuse for a summer that we're having!
    Jane

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    1. I prefer the top one too, Jane. I made the bottom one first, but wasn't sure about the layout, so made a second one and changed the position of the image and sentiment. xx

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  3. Oh your card is delightful!! Thanks so much for Guesting with us this week at CCCB!!

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  4. Great card, Liz. Love how you interpreted the challenge photo. I agree with Jane, the sentiment is terrific. ta ta for now.

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  5. What a lovely little card. Wonderful sentiment and raindrops to go along with the gorgeous little image. You did a great take on the color scheme too.

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  6. Congrats Liz! Saw your GT card over at City Crafters, came to check it out. I love the sentiment and the image is so cute!

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  7. Congrats on guest designing! I love City Crafter, and it's great to see your work there.

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  8. Beautifully balanced design for this card. Love it.

    Hope the Husband enjoys his semi-retirement (I read the post below) and that he doesn't interrupt your crafting too much!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  9. I love this card, the image is so sweet and the sentiment just perfect. I do like the raindrop die as well, and the glossy red boots.
    Jean x

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  10. What a fabulous colour palate and a great cards that you have made.

    Kath x

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  11. Two lovely cards Liz, gorgeous image and layouts.
    Pam

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  12. Congrats on being a guest designer. And what a great inspiration image.

    Two fabulous cards. You did a lovely job coloring them and that sentiment is great.

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  13. Sweet card Liz and what a great sentiment.

    Many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge stamping theme this week.

    B x

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  14. Lovely cards, pretty fresh colours, think I like the top layout first and I do live those stitched rectangle dies

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month

    Joan

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