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Thursday, 2 April 2015

Lavinia Stamps April Challenge - Lemon & Lime

Hi Everyone and I hope you are all looking forward to a lovely Easter Weekend.

It's another month and another challenge over at Lavinia Stamps and this month it is Lemon and Lime.  Lovely colour combinations so get out your colours and have a go - you could win a huge £40 worth of Lavinia Stamps.  You do not need a blog as it is also open to entry by e-mail.

Here are my samples for the month:


 
 
For the first one I used the bleeding art tissue technique on a canvas.  I used a stencil to give some background interest then stamped straight on the canvas with several Lavinia Stamps.  I stamped the Zen butterfly on a separate piece of card, coloured it then added it to the canvas with sticky pads to give it a raised effect.
 
For the second one I used brushos - Lemon and Emerald Green and stamped on Zen maple leaf.  I stamped another one on card and cut out a few to add and topped them off with gems.
 
The pictures do not really do them justice but I hope you like them. 
 
Thanks for looking.  Kx

8 comments:

Zoe said...

These are fab Karen and if you don't mind me saying? A little different for you? Great techniques xx Zoe xx

Karen Clare said...

Both really lovely Karen, super makes...xxx

Barbara (C) said...

Lovely Karen....great colour combo this time for the Challenge...x

Wendy McCarthy said...

Both fab cards Karen! Love how you've added a black and white Zen leaf, great effect! Happy Easter hugs! Xx

Stamping With Bibiana said...

Wonderful card for today, love the diamond one and the backgrounds on both are perfect too, great projects
Have a Happy Easter
sending warm wishes from California
Bibiana

Mac Mable said...

Just loving these bright colours that you can get with tissue paper and brusho's. Love both cards, very creative and cheerful.

Eileen said...

Yes... these projects do look better in real life but still stunners on here ... The Canvas is just fabulous and you should do lots more Karen ... love it .
Eileen xx

pam said...

Two beautiful projects Karen, gorgeous stamps and colors..
Thank you for calling by my blog..
Pam