Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Growing in Unity Day 3: True Wishes with Dandelions

Happy Humpday, Unity Friends!  Today's card is using another Unity stamp that I got a while ago and never inked up!  I just had to show it some inky love!  This one from my SOTW club - it's called True Wishes.


I stamped the images on watercolor paper that I inked up with TH distress inks and misted with water to get that "dappled" effect.  It took me about 5 tries to get it the way that I wanted it.  Tim makes it look so easy!  That gorgeous paper is from the Basic Grey Obscure Collection, and the lace is from Prima Marketing.  I topped it off with some buttons and a smidge of Timeless Twine in Lemonade Yellow.

Be sure to leave a comment on my GIU posts this week for a chance to win some Unity of your own!

I'm entering this card into the Paper Girls challenge to be wishful thinking (because of the sentiment)....



Craftily yours,

Karen


37 comments:

  1. This card is simply GORGEOUS!! Karen, this is just stunning. Love the papers, the background, the stamps, the layers.. even up to the twine on the button!!

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  2. I love the background with TH distress inks. Really makes the stamped image pop! Great job!

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  3. Karen, this is amazing! I love that background. Tim May make it look easy, but you make it look beautiful!

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  4. I agree, Tim does make it look easy. Yours was worth the effort it turned out great! Wonderful card! Love the lace trim on the panel edge.

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  5. So beautiful! Love the background!

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  6. Beautiful card! Love the stamps and the colors! That bit of pretty lace is a lovely touch to finish the card!

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  7. We all agree that Tim makes everything look easy! You've done a beautiful job and added just the right amount of embellishments.

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  8. Very beautiful card!! The colours are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Love the stamp. Just made little bottles of dandelion seed with a wish charm on a chain for my granddaughters for Valentines Day. The card is this stamp.

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  10. Another fabulous card, Karen. Lovely color and sponging with the dandelion.

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  11. I like the way you made the background for these pretty stamps. Very nice!!! :)

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  12. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing your life with us. Congratulations on being GIU gal this week. I have enjoyed your creations.

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  13. Stunning & beautiful card! Love it, Karen! :)

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  14. GORGEOUS!! Love everything about this!! Beautiful card!!

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  15. This is so lovely, Karen! Your background was well worth the wait, this is so pretty!!

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  16. This is so pretty! love the great distress you did on the background!! :)

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  17. BEAUTIFUL card! congrats on GIU!

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  18. What a beautiful card! It obviously took some time to create. It's a great stamp sentiment. The lace and buttons just set it all off.

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  19. Awesome card. Love those sweet little pearls.

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  20. I really like the effects on this one, Karen! Great job!

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  21. You are ROCKIN' the GIU week girl!! Beautiful!

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  22. This card is just wonderful! I love your watercolor background and that touch of twine is adorable.

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  23. Love this card the background is beautiful. Well done. I love this stamp as well so pretty.

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  24. You did an amazing job on your water coloring! Great color choices!

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  25. Your background is gorgeous. I hear you about the experts making it look easy. I love this gorgeous stamp.

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  26. What a gorgeous card Karen! Love it!

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  27. Very pretty. Love all the
    details on this. The
    inking is lovely.
    Carla from Utah

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  28. I love the shading of the background. You hit a home run!!

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  29. This is beautiful! I love the combination of colors, papers and pearls!

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  30. very pretty--I like the background for the flowers.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  31. So beautiful. I love the background colors.

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  32. LOVE that stamp, such a great visual for wishful thinking! Thanks for linking up with the Paper Girls.

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