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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Live Out Loud

I have been having so much fun with the Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko Memento Inks since John At Imagine Crafts let me in on a secret - Distressing is a technique - not dependent on an ink.....




and just for the record he is so right!!  The Memento Inks work so beautifully with the Crayon Resist Technique - they have wonderful 'movement' when water in included in the technique - I love that end "splash" factor that adds those divine' watermarks!



The butterflies from the JustRite® Papercraft
 - Botanical Swirls stamp set have been stamped using StazOn - Jet Back.  I have used Memento Pear Tart, Cantelope and Tangelo for my background colours - these have been applied using Sponge Daubers.

I have also used the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine to Cut, Emboss and Stencil the
Labels Eighteen Spellbinders™ Nestabilities® and to emboss using the Holiday Magic Spellbinders™ M-Bossabilities™ folders.




The sentiment has been computer generated and the pearl swirl is from Want2Scrap©




This card is for the following challenges: 
Crafty Bloggers Network - Spring or Pastels 
Make it Monday - always Anything Goes 
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - Easter or Spring 
MyGrafico - Anything Goes 
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Anything Goes 
Squigglefly - Anything Goes
 2 Sisters - Easter/Spring 
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - Bring On Spring
 Shelly's Images - Anything Goes 
Through The Craft Room Door  - Anything Goes 
Vickie's Challenges Anything Goes


Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!

{{{hugs}}}
 

17 comments:

  1. Stunning card and colors Linda..Loz

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  2. This is gorgeous, Linda! Thanks for sharing that about the ink! I may have some new color combos with the technique using my Memento inks.

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  3. Oh Linda this is amazing - love love love this! Great colours, great technique.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. Amazing result from this unusual technique .Beautiful creation . Love the colour splash look .thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

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  5. This is absolutely fabulous Linda! Your colors are so bright and pretty. Thanks for playing with us this week at TTCRD
    Huggs
    Sandi

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  6. Linda, this card is yummilicious! The colors are fabulous; the butterflies are gorgeous; the distressing is beautiful; and your papers, embossing and embellies are wonderful! Thank you for sharing this gem with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  7. Well this is just gorgeous, love it!! Hope you are well friend! xx

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  8. This is amazing! I love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz challenge.

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  9. Linda this is just gorgeous. The butterflies are beautiful, but I really love your distressing - such dimension! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

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  10. Love those colors! I really like your distressing. Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge.


    Tara

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  11. Oh what a lovely and sweet card!!Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenges!!¦
    hugs
    xMx

    you can visit
    http://whenthescraphitsthefun.blogspot.com/
    and http://colorinkdigistamps.blogspot.gr/
    for my free digis!!

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  12. Very nice. Thanks for joining us at The Emerald Faeries, Good luck and hope you will join us again

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  13. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are: #4, #207, #213, and #236.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and My Art... Healing The Soul.

    Hugs,

    Julia

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  14. Love your card, the butterflies are wonderful. Thanks for joining us for Vickie's Challenge at Lady Anne's.

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  15. Linda, I love the bright colors and love the different textures. This is such an eye catching project. Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Shelly's Images Blog.
    -Shelly
    Shelly's Images.com

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  16. Adorable!!! Thanks for participating in our Chocolate,Coffee and Cards challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

    ~DEANNE~

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