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Monday, May 25, 2015

MERRY MONDAY

Amazing tho it may seem, I actually created a card for the Merry Monday challenge on a Monday!!!  The challenge this week is newsprint.  I have had a digi poinsettia (no longer available) from Jane's Doodles on my Mac forever and printed it in different sizes on "Dearest Jane" paper from PTI (hope this counts as newsprint 'cause I really didn't have anything else that would go thru my printer).  I think this is my one and only success with a digi stamp!!

After fussy cutting three sizes of the flower, I took my new Hero Arts pink to red ombre ink pad and just smudged it over the papers.  For the leaves I used ripe avocado and simply chartreuse inks from PTI.  The card base is Neenah astroparche and the "merry" die is from Hero Arts.  The pearls are champagne colored from Michaels.

Thanks for visiting today and your kind comments.  Betty

28 comments:

  1. This card is really beautiful, Betty, thanks for sharing!!!

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  2. Gorgeous Betty. It is a lovely Poinsettia and youve done and awesome job coloring and layering

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  3. Looks really festive, Betty (and I love your new photo!)

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  4. WOW...this is SO beautiful! Love the whole design of this card...really, really pretty! :0)

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  5. This is gorgeous Betty! I love that print on the Poinsettia, just fabulous my friend! See you in July! Hazel xx

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  6. This is stunning ....... I love the poinsettia! xx

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  7. Beautiful! Really love how you added the print to the poinsettia! Great colors and design.

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  8. What a clever way to use newsprint and it made a beautiful poinsettia! Great job on coloring and layout! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  9. Gorgeous card! Great idea to color the "newsprint"!

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  10. So pretty Betty. Love the poinsettia and the gold die-cut word. The circle is a nice backdrop.

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  11. Beautiful poinsettia. Lovely card.

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  12. Thank goodness you printed them out because this card is beautiful!

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  13. A fabulous card and I love your layered poinsettia.
    Kath x

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  14. Brilliant, using the newsprint on your poinsettia. And the way it's layered is beautiful. Great card for Merry Monday.

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  15. Very pretty. Love the newsprint poinsettia.

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  16. Not only it's successful, it's stunning Betty!! Bravo!!

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  17. What a lovely poinsettia - front and center on this pretty card!

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  18. Hoooooo-leeeeey cow. This is stunning and is totally going on my pin board. That poinsettia is amazing!!

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  19. Beautiful love the background stamping and the circle aperture.

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  20. Betty, that poinsettia is glorious! Beautiful card. :)

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  21. Betty, using the newsprint for your gorgeous poinsettia is pure genius! Your card is amazing! Thanks so much for playing with us at Merry Monday this week!

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  22. Betty, this is just gorgeous! I love the poinsettia made of newsprint! The ombre inks is just beautiful! XX

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  23. Just stunning. The colours you used are amazing!

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  24. My jaw hit the floor, Betty! Success is an understatement!

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  25. Beautiful card, I love this technique. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  26. I don't know what planet I'm on that I missed this post! Your Poinsettia is gorgeous, and I love how you created the ombre effect with your inks! Beautiful sentiment and design, too!

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  27. GORGEOUS card Betty!
    Outstanding job!
    Thank You~

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