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Stamping 411 #254

Hello Everyone,

This is a card I made using the Stamping 411 sketch.  I made this for friend of mine who's grand-daughter is graduating this year.  All items used are from Stampin' up.  The stamp set is called Elements of Style.  I water colored this image with my stampin' write markers and a water tank brush. CS is pacific point and whisper white.  The embossing folder is called Vintage wallpaper.  The ribbon is the 5/8" Organza ribbon colored with my pacific point marker.  I made the flower using the blossom bouquet triple layer punch and a glitter brad.

Now I need to get some retirement cards done and I'm having trouble coming up with an idea for them.  I hope everyone had a good weekend, now its time to get back to work.  I am starting to count down the days until summer break, I can't wait!!!!!!!!

Thanks for stopping by:)


Selene Kempton said…
I love a good sketch challenge to take ONE of the stressors out of all the decision making around making a card. I mean, we have so many cool things it's so hard to choose! This card is stunning. I love your watercolor technique and your dyed ribbon! so cool! Thanks for playing along with stamping 411 this week.
Steph ~ Very pretty card. I love the colors and the detail on your flowers. They really stand out!
This is so beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us.
Patti Chesky said…
Your watercoloring is gorgeous! You've created all the shadows and highlights on the gorgeous blooms!
Tammy Fite said…
WOW! What a beautiful card--your watercoloring is gorgeous!

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