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5/01/2016

PP293 & CQC339

I've received the stencil brushes I ordered last week, so I tried them out.
I used to use sponges with stencils, but I read somewhere that brushes color more smoothly and evenly.



 The Paper Player's challenge for this week is a theme challenge - bicycle.
I have a few bicycle stamps, and I chose my favorite one for the challenge.
The stamp is retired, but I love the flowers in the basket on the back of the saddle.



And I used the colors from a colourQ challenge #339.



I liked how the color gradation turned out.




Stamp: Moving Forward
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Tangerine Tango, Pear Pizzazz, Marina Mist, Night of Navy, Blendabilities
Accessories: Lattice Stencil (heidi swapp), Stencil Brushes, Pearl Basic Jewels, Dimentionals

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8 comments:

  1. This is wonderful! I love how you incorporated the challenge colors and that stenciled background is gorgeous! I still love this little bike too and the sweet flowers are the perfect touch...thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind comment, Nance! I enjoyed your theme challenge!

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  2. Your BG looks amazing! Lovely colors too, perfect for the theme!
    Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players !

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    1. Thanks so much for your sweetness, Hannelie! I love lattice patterns and blue/green shades in general. :-)

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  3. Wow - I just love that stencilled background. You old fashioned penny farthing bicycle is super cute too! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

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    1. I didn't know this kind of bicycle is called "penny farthing bicycle"! Thank you for your kind comment, Joanne!

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  4. The color gradient background really helped the bicycle stand out. Great card! Congrats on the PP293 "A Cut Above..."!

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Brent!

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