Sunday, 21 September 2014

INKspired Sketch Blog Hop 1

Welcome to our FIRST INKspired Artists Blog Hop!  You should have just left blog # 7 – Louise Sharp. If so, you are in the right spot.  We are excited to share our creations and hopefully INKspire you to create your own masterpieces. Remember, as you hop along, please be sure to comment and show some love on every blog! We are always excited to receive comments from our followers! So, grab yourself a cuppa and a bickie (or a glass of wine and some cheese) and enjoy!

                                                                  This is our sketch





Here is my creation…



I do like the Blended Bloom Flower but I had to "go at it" with my Project Life journaling pens to give it some dimension. Because I was originally going to do this card in Black & White, I heat embossed the image in white on my black pennant to go under my main flower but it looked a bit too much, so I added a pop of colour using the lightest of the three yellow Blendabilities Markers just at the base of each petal and then blended it outward using the Colour Lifter.  Then I changed my mat from Whisper White to Very Vanilla with So Saffron sponging. I think its just that bit more subtle than the in your face-ness of the black & white.



Maree McIntosh is your next stop but if you get lost along the way, or a link doesn't work, it doesn’t matter because you will find the full blog hop line up in my side bar.

Keep Stampin'
Marlene xx

30 comments:

  1. Love the way you have used the blended bloom flower.

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  2. Marlene, eye-catching card. I love how you used the blended bloom flower. Great card.

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  3. One of my favourite stamps...gorgeous card.

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  4. love the boldness of you blended bloom. Beautiful!

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  5. Wow, Marls this is totally awesome. I really love the use of colours. So Elegant. I love it! xx

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  6. LOVE THIS!!! Striking, beautiful card Marlene. The colouring is stunning and using the PL journalling pens is a creative idea to give it dimension. xo

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  7. Stunning. You have rocked the sketch.

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  8. Marlene this is quite beautiful.

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  9. Oh, wow - this is GLORIOUS, Marls! The bold black and white banner looks so good sandwiched beneath the soft yellow tones of the other two layers. Just beautiful!

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  10. what a stunner. This card is just so beautiful

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  11. Well I must say, I'm lovin' this blog hop! What a gorgeous and talented bunch of chicks the INKspired gals are! <3

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  12. Stunning card, love the black and white banner, another stamp set that I really need LOL.

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  13. I just love this flower awesome card Marlene

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  14. Gorgeous,gorgeous, gorgeous!

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  15. "In your face-ness" made me chuckle :) cute card and great job with the coloring :)

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  16. Thanks for the lovely comments Ladies,

    LOL Holly, it made me chuckle too but I just couldn't think of any other way to describe it.

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  17. Oh my goodness! This is totally stunning!!

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  18. Wow!!! This card is beautiful!! I would love to receive this card. Great work.

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  19. This is gorgeous! I really like this card!!

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  20. Cheryl Taylor22/9/14 12:10 pm

    OMG...Gorgeous card...great colours!!

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  21. What a beautiful card!

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  22. Such a different way to use the blended bloom. You have created such an elegant card. Just beautiful!

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  23. So many fab ways to use this flower....I really must get it out.......love it on the banner. Beautiful

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  24. What an elegant card! I love the soft contrast you achieved by using the vanilla/saffron combo with the pops of black! So stunning! Thanks for sharing!

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  25. Beautiful set and a very elegant card Marlene

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  26. What a beautiful card sis!

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