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Monday, September 20, 2010

Twenty-Minute Monday - Sunset


This is a little late in the day, but at least it's before dinner - LOL! Well...at least in my part of the world!

Earlier this week, I got an email in my inbox from the wonderfully amazing Gretchen Barron. Ok...it didn't come DIRECTLY to me, but to one of the groups in which I participate, but still...we're talking Gretchen Barron here people!

It seems the Utah Divas have just introduced a colour challenge on their blog. I decided to play along!
Believe it or not, this is REALLY a 20-minute card...less than that actually! The background only LOOKS like it took a long time to complete.

I used my sponges and my ink pads to sponge what I think is a pretty decent looking sunset. I had to cheat a bit and use some Pumpkin Pie because the sunset just didn't look right without it. Then, I stamped the single tall tree from Lovely as a Tree in Early Espresso. I don't know if you can tell, but I also added some Champagne Shimmer Paint all over the place.

What do you think?

STAMPS: Lovely as a Tree
INK: Rich Razzleberry, Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty in Pink and Pumpkin Pie
PAPERS: Whisper White, Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake
ACCESSORIES: Sponges, Champagne Shimmer Paint

Happy Stampin'!

8 comments:

  1. oohhh...very pretty! I likey a lot!

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  2. Beautiful card! Looks like it took way more than 20 minutes to make!

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  3. Absolutely stunning! Thank you so much for joining in our Color Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your next creation :)
    Maxine
    Utah Divas International Manager x

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  4. Lovely sunset! Thanks for playing along with the Utah Divas International Color Inspiration Challenge this week!
    Sharon Field
    UDI Color Inspiration Challenge DT Member

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  5. I love quick AND pretty cards.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Kim

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  6. Pretty! I love how you did the background. Nice job!

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