Friday, May 30, 2014

Lawnscaping FB Inspiration Team MAY Blog Hop

Hello Lovelies! Welcome to another Blog Hop brought to you by the Lawnscaping FB Inspiration Team sponsored by Spectrum Noir.

This month we are inspired by Purples and Cool Grays.  You should have found your way to me by the fun and talented Isha!

Here is my card for this month's hop!




For my card I used the "Dream" mini stamp set from Lawn Fawn.  I first stamped out 3 of the larger feathers and two of the smaller feathers all in VersaMark, and then I coated it in silver embossing powder.  I used my Milwaukee heat tool to heat set the embossing powder, and then it was time to add some pretty purple colors to my background.  I used Distress Inks in Shaded Lilac and Dusty Concord - and my mini ink blending tool and blended the two colors onto my background.  Once I was done and happy with my results, I used my mini spritzer bottle and sprayed water in my hand and flicked the water with my fingers on my Distressed background to give it some texture. I then added Wink of Stella to my feathers for some shimmer, and stamped my sentiment "You Inspire Me"  from the set Flutter By in VersaFine Onyx Black Ink.  I added my main panel to a scalloped frame cut from the Femme Frames by Mama Elephant, and adhered both of those pieces to a Blue Violet card base.  To finish everything off, I added some PPP sequins.  



Hope you are enjoying the hop so far!!  It is time for me to send you off sweet Lenny!

See you soon!
Kari


30 comments:

  1. Awesome background! Love the embossed feathers too. Beautiful card!

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  2. Beautiful!
    Looove that background!

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  3. Amazing background and feathers.

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  4. Gorgeous!! That background is so dreamy, and the feathers are gorgeous :)

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  5. Like the look of the feathers & sparkle.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  6. Great background for the feathers floating in air.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  7. Ooooh...Pretty card! Love the feathers!

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  8. Gorgeous card! I love the background.

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  9. Your card is stunning, love that background!!!

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  10. so pretty and elegant!! Love it :)

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  11. So pretty!!! Love the gold feathers with that background. Looks magical. TFS

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  12. Wow. So pretty. Love how you used the feathers with embossing powder. Very effective. Great card.

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  13. Awesome card. I love the embossed silver feathers and the distressed purple background. What a fabulous colour combo too! :D

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  14. BEAUTIFUL card, I love the technique that you used.

    Sue
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  15. wow!! absolutely stunning card!! LOOOOVE that background! the silver embossing is beeeeeaaaauuuutiful! :)

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  16. One of my most favorite stamp set... I love it!!! :)

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  17. Wow! Love the feathers and the purple and silver are awesome together!

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  18. I LOVE your card. I need to try embossing with my set. I LOVE how yours turned out. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsbyDragonfly.blogspot

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  19. Beautifully embossed card and I love learning more about using markers. thanks for the hop!

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  20. I totally love this card. The other cards in the hop are gorgeous but this one is my fave. The shimmer on the feathers is so pretty!

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  21. Beautiful background! I think it's about time I get some distress ink myself and have a go! Love your card! ^_^

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  22. Beautiful distress inking! I love how the silver feathers look against that purple!

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  23. ohhh, so pretty! love that background!

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  24. OH Kari your card is to die for! It is beyond gorgeous!!! I absolutely love it!!

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  25. Love that background love that background and the feathers are perfect! Love your card!

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  26. Beautiful embossed feathers!

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