Today's challenge is a photo to be inspired by! find all the details and the photo for your inspiration on the Sassy Blog
I was inspired by the wonderful weathered brick with ferns and earthtone colors!
sizzix has a wonderful brick embossing folder, perfect for this challenge. I aged it by inking the negative side of the folder before embossing, then I sponged the edges with adirondack mushroom then a touch of really rust over parts of the edges.
I aged the shutter with several colors too.
these tiny flowers are from a dollar punch from michaels. I dotted the centers and colored in with prisma pencils and antiqued the edges with mushroom ink. love how they turned out, they add a delicate touch to the boldness of the greenery.
this fun Sassy image ( Polly's Pink Flower) colored with prisma pencils and blended with gamsol, then- very fussy cut with scissors and and exacto knife.
Check out the Sassy Store for Polly along with many more amazing images
thanks for stopping by~ have a fun creative day!
Date: Monday, September 24, 2012 GMT Views: 500
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Wed, Sep 26, 2012 @ 3:42 PM
WOW WOW WOW! Judy I love that bg with that shutter. Super duper cool! Your little girl sitting on the flower pot is darling and colored perfectly just like you do. Love this!!!! TFS :0)
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Thu, Sep 27, 2012 @ 5:50 AM
Girl!!! She is sooooo sweet! Love your lil trailing blooms! Precious!
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Thu, Sep 27, 2012 @ 5:14 PM
Judy, every single card you make is pure inspiration to me! Your whimsical cards are so charming!!! This little cutie is just darling!!! Your coloring is so perfect, it looks like a digital photo!!! FANTASTIC little flowers, brick wall and shutter! LOVE your work!!!