{Sun} Sweets: Club Scrap Technique Challenge LO + Sunflowers

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Hello, Kraftie Friends!

Happy Grandparents' Day! =)

I'm liking the idea of working ahead...I'll meet with a childhood friend of mine (+ a couple more) in November, so I created this 2-page layout, inspired by Club Scrap's September Technique Challenge - using sketches and/or converting them to either card or scrapbook (click HERE to see it)...

I used a sketch from RetroSketches #230, that I used for a card last week (check this POST):



Challenge:

Of course, I flipped it to the right (for the left page) and mirror flipped it (for the right page)...I added some die cut butterflies (SU!) in addition to supplies from Club Scrap Dahlia Kit (papers, Embellishment Cutaparts, Washi Tape, Round Kraft Tags and White Jewel Dazzles).

For my next card, I used the card sketch from Club Scrap's September Technique Challenge post:



I used Garden Shed papers, ribbon and butterfly stamp (Art Nouveau unmounted stamps).
Embossed paper panel was die cut using Stitched Rectangles (The Stamps of Life). I added a flower and pearl center. I die cut the circles (Spellbinders), watercolored the butterfly and decided to use sequins instead of branches...

Challenges:
1. Club Scrap's September Technique Challenge
2. Just Us Girls #360: Trend Week - Use Sequins


3. Simon Says Wed STAMPtember Stamp It
4. Simon Says Mon STAMPtember Stamp It

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And just for fun...a one-layer card for a few challenges:


I visited The Sunflower Garden last weekend and I'm obsessed with sunflowers! I stamped the sentiment (Garden Shed Greeting unmounted stamps) and masked the area with a paper strip. I stamped sunflowers border along the edges of the strip, masking some flowers here and there. Then, I doodled some lines (with gold gel pen) and added Dimensional Magic Glitter Gold in sunflowers' centers.

Challenges:




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9 comments

  1. Three beautiful creations! You use shapes and colours really well. The sunflower card is perfect for our one layer flower challenge at Less is More and very elegant! Thanks for playing with us this week :)

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  2. Each of your creations is so different and they are all gorgeous Lilian. Beautiful masking and lovely stamping on that pretty sunflower card. It's lovely to see you at Less is More this week.
    Sharon xx

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  3. Lovely cards and my favourite is the sunflower one as it reminds me of summer,

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous work Lilian, love this!!

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  5. I love your one layer sunflower card, Lilian! The masked sentiment strip really pops. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Less is More this week :)

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  6. What fabulous creations I especially love your cards.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  7. I enjoyed your entire post! What a gorgeous two page spread with those butterflies and then the colors and layout of your card is gorgeous as well. Those sequins are just the perfect color and placement! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Us Girls!

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  8. Beautiful cards! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  9. Wonderful cards! Love the 'late' sentiment for our time challenge - very clever! Lovely sunflowers, too! Thanks so much for joining us at OLS!

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Thanks for all your lovely comments! They make my day! =)

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