Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Delicate Branches


Hi everyone.  Have been wanting to play along with the CAS - Colours & Sketches challenge all week, but just found time this morning.  Love the colours this week and decided to sponge a background with them and then stamp a simple silhouette.  Hope you like.

Here's the colors:




Stamps:  Delicate Branches (Inkadinkado); A Word For You (SU!)
Paper:  White (C.C. Designs); Whisper White (SU!)
Ink:  Pumpkin Pie, Kiwi Kiss, Pool Party, Basic Black (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Square Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Modern punch, sponges, adhesives, and dimensionals



Here's a close-up:



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I have been working on my next set of card candy and made a prototype ... but decided to change it, so went to remove the items from the acetate sheet, only to find that the dimensionals that I had used to adhere the items worked too well. :)

I thought they would pop off the acetate sheet easily and then re-attach to a card, but no ... they attached the items to the acetate really, really well and are difficult to remove.  Oops!!

For everyone that has received the candy from me ... I apologize.  I'm going to use temporary adhesive from now on and hope that fixes the problem.



17 comments:

  1. This is stunning Loll! I was sitting outside late last week admiring the sunset and the tree silhouettes on a nearby hill, and asked my hubby to take a pic of the colours so I could make him a card. He loves silhouette scenes (he also has a good camera and takes better pics than me! LOL) He will LOVE this! :) Cathy x

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  2. These colors work beautifully for a sponged background! I love that delicate silhouette! LOL, if you want something to stick, it falls off. When you need it to come off easy, it sticks like crazy! I haven't had a problem. I'm bigger than those dimensionals! And after lifting Jack for 2 years, I've got some muscles. Sore and achy most of the time, but they still work! Can't wait to see what you come up with next!

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  3. Excellent job using the colors from our CAS - Colours and Sketches challenge! I love how you've framed the image, too. Thank you for joining us again this week - I hope to see you back again next week! :)

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  4. Loll,
    Wonderful,
    So simple and so very stunning, LOVE It.
    hugs
    Donna

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  5. Beautifully done, Loll. I'm so glad you found the time to join us! I cannot wait to see your next card candy! Thanks so much for playing along at CC&S xx

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  6. I love all your cards, Loll, but you've outdone yourself with this one! It is so lovely - CAS perfection!

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  7. Beautiful card-i just love your background :)
    Nessa XX

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  8. This is just stunning Loll - love the colours and the way you've framed the image. Gorgeous! BTW you obviously use very good quality pop dots..........but absolutely no problem :o)

    Karen x

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  9. How very lovely. As for your candy, I couldn't bear to take it out of the package. I display it like you sent it and it ALWAYS makes me smile!

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  10. Such a beautiful sunset colored sky with your branches silhouette. Great card & fantastic sponging. Haven't tried to use my 'candy' as yet, so dunno if your dimensionals are gonna stick too well. Thanks for the heads up, tho, so I can ease them off carefully and not mess up any of the lovelies! TFS & many Hugs

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  11. Love your beautiful image, fantastic use of our colours this week. This really is a stunning card. Thanks for playing along with the colour challenge at CC&S this week

    Louise xx

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  12. Beautiful card Loll! I'm a sucker for sponged silhouette sunsets. My card candy was well-adhered to the backing sheet, but I managed to gently pull away the remaining foam core from the back of the candy (you just get left with a thin layer on the candy), then used a new foam pad.

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  13. Ohhhh, the background of this is beautiful. Love the swirly colours. Perfect with that stamp.

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  14. Gorgeous! Love the beautiful sunset! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

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  15. This is stunning Loll - you have used those colors in such an amazing and elegant way. LOVE it!!

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  16. Stunning, Loll, this is soooo gorgeous ... soooo beautifully framed! I love it! Anita :)

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)