Monday, May 31, 2010

Bloomin' Challenge


Well, I've been very adventurous over the weekend: I decided to have an attempt at the Just Add Ink colour challenge and combine it with the Mojo Monday sketch challenge! At least it meant half the work was done for me, LOL!


I combed through my stamp sets to find one where I could use all those very strong colours and not end up with something overpowering. Finally I settled on an old favourite, Bloomin' with Beauty. Haven't used it in a while, but the flower is soooooo pretty and I was sure it would look stunning in Melon Mambo.

I flipped the mojo sketch sideways and have used two of my favourite techniques - watercolouring (the flowers) and brayering (the teal and eggplant background) and I muted the melon background so it isn't too "in your face"! I am very happy with the result.


Thanks for dropping by today. Have a great week!

Cheers
Kez

14 comments:

Christine Blain said...

Kez, this is truly beautiful - I love everything about it. I like the way you've positioned the flowers, and I love the background. Looks amazing!

Jodene said...

This is really beautiful Kez! I really love those flowers.

Tui Nathan said...

Oh wow Kez .... I soo love this card, beautiful in everyway ... that background is very stunning .... Love it!!!1

Linda said...

Pretty card! I really like it a lot :-)

Karyn Schultz said...

this is a gorgeous card Kez. I just love these colours. I must have a go at brayering - the effects is spectacular!

Paula said...

Love the Card. The brayered background really makes it. Beautiful!

Debi said...

This is very pretty, I love the overall effect.

Amanda said...

Incredible, love it to bits.

Christine Tuff said...

WOW! That is pretty much all that needs to be said! This is absolutely stunning Kez, well done!!!

Danielle Daws said...

Oh my... this is exquisite!

delysc said...

Totally gorgeous card Kez

Cheryl said...

Oh this is beautiful and love your brayered background!!!
xx

Karen Rogers said...

Stunning card & can see why you were picked

Nancy Riley said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous!!! ... perfect in every way! Congrats on the top five honor!

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