I combined today's Teapot Tuesday and colour challenges in this card.
MMTPT250: Make cards with elements of food, wine or hospitality. If we choose to, we can send our cards to Marie, who has many health complications which started with a cold.
CC426: Certainly Celery, Bermuda Bay and Regal Rose
In many cultures, serving a cup of tea is the way to welcome someone who has stepped into your home - an initial show of hospitality. Of course, food and drinks will follow.
I don't have Bermuda Bay cardstock or ink, so I used the blue green lilies dp from Far East stack (DCWV). The pink panel, representing Regal Rose, is mulberry paper, containing bits of gold fibre. I wanted more gold, so I drew some squiggles with a Versamark pen and embossed with gold. Oops! Gold embossing gone wild. I used it anyway because the crazy effect balances out the the very rigid and strict gold teapot panel. It is very nice that I could use a teapot image for Teapot Tuesday : )
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 GMT Views: 1135
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Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 1:27 AM
Very elegant and so pretty...i am glad that you used a t-pot as well its perfect.......a great start to a visit...:0)...love the gold too....great way to combine the challenges...TFS..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
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Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 3:46 AM
Becky this is absolutely GORGEOUS!! This image in gold on black is simply stunning - and I think your BG gold balances the image perfectly. I love when the two Tuesday challenges are combined and you did a wonderful job! Thanks so much for coming to Marie's Teaparty - Big Hugz from NJ. Have some of those cookies too...they turned out especially well this week!
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Marzi, Punchkateer Apprentice - why use 1 when you can use 2? or 8?