Friday, June 25, 2010

Beautiful Hydrangea.... take 1

I LOVE Hydrangeas, and I am beyond thrilled that Stampin' Up! has this new level 1 hostess set. It is called Because I Care, and it is now my new favorite set. This is take 1 of this set. I am actually doing it in a 3 part set, each one a little bit more embellished than the last. This is to showcase how you can step something up and create a different card, with only a few additions.
You start out with a very simple card, and just keep adding.



It is a little hard to see from the angle, but there are a few extra blossoms that are popped up for added depth.
Stamps: Because I Care (Level 1 Hostess), Occasional Quotes (Level 3 Hostess)
Inks: Wild Wasabi, Marina Mist, Concord Crush, Basic Black
Paper: Watercolor Paper, Marina Mist, Concord Crush
Misc: Aqua Pen

I will add the take 2 of this card later today or most likely tomorrow. I am dog sitting for my sister in law, and I am planning on taking both dogs out for a long walk soon, probably around 5-8 kms in hopes of tiring them out so they behave well. They are the funniest dogs when they are together. Meika (our dog) is a brat and will chase Shasta for hours, but Shasta doesn't like it and takes for ever to learn/remember that if she just sits still, Meika gets bored and stops.





8 comments:

Holly said...

Great coloring on this one.. I can't wait to get mine out and play with it.. This is going to be a great set!

Anita Hovey said...

Fabulous coloring...I love this stamp too.

Kim said...

A very simple card, but a very very pretty card.

Thanks for sharing,
Kim

Karen said...

Great card! Love the coloring! I'll look forward to seeing the other ones too, I love the three step up process!

Bootybella Designs Inc. said...

BEE-utiful Hydrangea laydee!!! Great water coloring!!! Hope your run went well!

Christyne (aka Apple Blossom) said...

STUNNING!

Lois said...

Beautiful! Love your coloring.

Karen said...

Beautiful work on this card. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

Karen,
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