LCI Photo / Color Inspiration

Welcome back to the LCI Challenge and thanks for joining us in July; we loved seeing all your creations!

This week we have a photo / color inspiration picture for you:

I made two cards for this challenge but I will not force ANY of you - even my enemies - to view the first card; LORDY, that was U-G-L-Y!!! So bad that I HAD to create the next night to prove I could make something decent - HA!!

This is a square card with a bit of mixed media going on - FUN!! I splattered on some Twinkling H2O's onto the background of the Aqua Mist card stock - then covered it up - go figure! The doily was painted with some purple Twinkling H2O's and it was ugly...do you see a theme with my creating this week? :-/

I then painted over the purple with a white Twinkling H2O and it was better but still just not right. Well, time to pull out the gesso and paint some more! I added a thin layer of gesso to 'most' of the doily; but the best part is there is still plenty of sparkle and shimmer from the first 2 coats of Twinkling H2O's! I then colored my image and layered it onto some Royal Velvet card stock and adhered those layers to the doily. I added a small decorative border of Royal Velvet also. This card is much better - can't say I'm "thrilled" but heavens to betsy it was certainly better than that first disaster...the one that my daughter picked up and said "is that sentiment supposed to be crooked" - ah, hush wee little girl and GO TO YOUR ROOM. LOL

Hope you'll take some time to join us this month; we so love seeing all the magnificent creations using the inspiration photo, colors above!


Stamps: Ladybug Crafts Ink The FlipFlop
Papers: PTI Aqua Mist and Royal Velvet, Copic XPress
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: MFT Open Scallop border die, doily, gesso, Twinkling H2O's, MME enamel dots

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  1. well its pretty fab disaster lol... i loved it as soon as i saw it .. the colours look fab
    Lisa x

  2. I really like it too. I think the colour combo works well.
    Hope you are ok.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  3. I think it's great - daughters ?!? - they have no creativity !!! Hugs xxx

  4. I don't think you could make an ugly card M Pee..this one's real purdy :-D Just as well you had all those different paints ;-) xx

  5. I like the colour combo, sounds like one of those days making it though lol, thanks for joining us at crafty catz


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