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Hello! Welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. I design and create handcrafted greeting cards. I like to call this passion of mine "visual poetry" ....imagery on paper. Please feel free to browse the photos of my cards and leave a comment.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Joyful Song

This card was made for a color challenge where the colors to be used were red, green and white. The challenge also included a "twist".....something to do with "music".

I decided to make sheet music my focal point. I stamped the sheet music image (PTI Background Basics: Sheet Music) with black ink on white card stock and then cut it with Spellbinders Classic Ovals Small die. I cut another oval in red card stock using a die from Spellbinders Classic Ovals Large. I layered the focal image on the red oval.

The base card was made using black card stock. I added a red layer and then a white dotted swiss layer. The focal image was then adhered to the center of my card. I added a leafy swirl in black, cut from Marianne Creatables Anja's Vintage Swirls. I cut two flowers with Marianne Flowers Fantasy die, sponged them with white ink while still in the dies and then layered one on top of the other and adhered it to my card. The fern-like leaves were made using a Martha Stewart punch and then adhered to the flower.

The sentiment was computer generated and then cut with Spellbinders Labels Trio die. I thought those particular words from Bob Dylan's song Forever Young were perfect for this card.

This card was entered in the following challenge(s):
The Outlawz -  Color Challenge  CC0625
TTCRD  -  Anything Goes Jun 25 - Jul 2
Oozak  -  Challenge #16 - Anything Goes w/ Sentiment
613 Avenue Create  -  Challenge #25 - Anything Goes
Sister Act  -  Challenge #12  - Anything Goes


Lisa T said...

Wow, this is stunning! Love the color scheme. Thanks for joining us at SACC!

My Creative Therapy said...

Olga simple, elegant and beautiful!

613 Avenue Create

Barbara Thompson said...

Great color scheme and love the die cuts! Thanks for playing this week at 613 Avenue Create and good luck!

Patti J said...

Beautifully done. Love the color combination! Thanks for joining us at Oozak for our June challenge!

Samantha Casey said...

I love the sheet music and polka dots! Amazing job, thank you for joining the Oozak Challenge!


Amanda R said...

This is so pretty and elegant, love the addition of the background music. Thanks for playing along with us at Oozak!

Deonna Bemish said...

Very elegant card! I love the diecuts and design. Thank you for sharing with TTCRD this week.