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Hibiscus Birthday Card – Runway Inspired Challenge ric#76

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Here is my take on the current Runway Inspired Challenge, ric#76.

The inspiration was from the Spring 2015 collection of Craven.

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I was inspired by the colors in the blocks on the jacket and purse, and the black line on the buttery runway. I stamped the flowers on watercolor paper, and added a tiny ditz trio with the Copic Multiliner. I like the background I stamped, I liked how it looked cut in half, mounted on the black paper.

Then, I will admit, I got a little lost. I added the sentiment, mounted on a red layer to look a bit like a buckle across the two floral pieces. I am not sure if I like the red accent now that I have it all glued together.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Canson watercolor, Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, Pool Party, Real Red, inks – Copic Multiliner, Tim Holtz Distress Chipped Sapphire, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean, Spiced Marmalade, Tumbled Glass, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.

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2 thoughts on “Hibiscus Birthday Card – Runway Inspired Challenge ric#76

  1. Gorgeous card Kathy! I’m a huge fan of stamping with Distress Inks too, and adore the look of your flowers! Thanks for playing along with the Runway Inspired Challenge 😉