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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Muse and CASology: Bold

Hello Everyone,
I am combining my Muse and CASology entries this week. I love playing along with these two FABULOUS card challenges. This week over at Muse, we can draw our inspiration from the fantastic Therese Calvird. You can see her card here.

I was inspired by the flowers, the beautiful green background and the "hello" sentiment. I will admit to being a little stumped, however, becasue I am not so great with the watercolouring. I decided to let the card percolate or as Darnell would say, I let the hamster figure it out! While I was leaving the hamster to do her thing, I popped over to the CASology blog - "Bingo!" squeeked my hamster. "Go BOLD or go home."

So I decided to  use the big, bold "Hello" from Simon Says Stamp and I coloured my "Tall Flowers" from Hero Arts with bold copics. I layered up that "hello" die to add some dimension and Voila! The "friend" is from a Hero Arts clear set - I am not sure of the name, but if I find it I will add it in.

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Happy Stamping,
Meg

14 comments:

  1. MUSE and BOLD, super lovely!!! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  2. Fun use of the Hello! Thanks for joining in at Muse~

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  3. Thanks so much for visiting me and your kind comments!
    This is such a fun and happy hello... sure to brighten up the receiver's day!

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  4. I like your idea in combining the die and two stamps - very creative!

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  5. This is beautifully designed, Meg! I love the bold hello and the flowers...so pretty!

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  6. Fabulous bold and chunky 'hello', Meg ... and such wonderful vibrant colours ... lovely! Anita :)

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    1. Perfect pairing of these two challenges! Love the big sentiment and the bold colours of your flowers! Thanks for joining us at Muse and CASology this week!

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  7. Meg, I love that bold hello die cut sentiment and those pretty flowers! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  8. Cute! The bold hello and colors compliment each other perfectly.

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  9. Great ideas, love the bold and the Hello! TFS.

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  10. Stunning! I just love how you have used these tall flowers, it took me a moment to work out which stamp it was, so clever and so very pretty!

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  11. Just wanted to say your cards was MY fave!!! Have a great weekend!

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  12. I was just scrolling around to catch up a little with you, Meg, and had to stop on this bold and gorgeous card! Then I saw the shoutout to me and my hamster ... your hamster really came through for you on this one!! I love it and would certainly call this a winner in my book!! Sorry I missed it the first time around! Hugs, Darnell

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