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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Leaf - thinking of you

I have made this card for this week's challenge over at Catch the Bug - it's a color challenge this week.

I used a leaf from the digi stamp set Mini set - Leaf blocks. It's one of  favorites and I immediately thought of it when seeing the color scheme.
I colored the leaf with three different green Promarkers and a white gel pen.
I roughed up the edges and adhered it to a green panel and a DP from KaiserKraft.
The sentiment is from Penny Black and I tucked a piece of ribbon beneath the panel.  

This card is also for:
Moving along with the Times - #78 Texture
Aud Sentiments Challenge - #210 Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Crafty Gals Corner - #172 Ribbon or Bow

26 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Love your design and the background paper looks fabulous against the green and white...rather classy card.

KT Fit Kitty said...

I love this, Pia! The rich colours are gorgeous and I really like the leaf image and how you coloured it! Have a wonderful weekend!

Donna Ellis said...

Pia, I saw this over on the Bugaboo blog and had to drop by to say how beautiful it is! Lovely colors and a fabulous design. Your cards always look gorgeous in your perfectly Pia style! The shading in your leaves is great. I want to get this set, too.

Now for my other hat: Thanks for sharing your crafty project at the Moving Along With the Times Challenge Blog, and for supporting us. We hope to see more of your inspiring creations in the future. Please check back to see if you were one of the Top Picks. Leaving you with wishes for a wonderful day.
Smiles,
Donna
{Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

cotnob said...

A super card Pia, fabulous colouring.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

sandie said...

This is fabulous Pia. The colours really pop and I love how the leaf edges over the frame. The addition of the white gel pen works so well in the colouring. And what cool funky paper you used for this. Adds a nice kind of grunge contrast to the pretty leaf x

Laine said...

Such a fun card!

Hazel said...

A lovely colour scheme and layout, thank you for joining us at MAWTT. Hazel x

scrAPpamondo said...

Great choice of tones and colouring! The clean design -that's your watermark- is just perfect to make the leave pop! Well done!

Donna said...

This is fabulous, like the way you distressed the edges and perfect background paper, this card really catches the eye! Have a great weekend Pia!

Lena said...

What a perfect "Thinking of You" card. Love the card layout, simple but totally effective. The colour combo is beautiful.
Hope you're having a lovely weekend.
Hugs,
Lena

*Vicki* said...

Really lovely design here Pia! Love the texture you've achieved for your background and the colors look fantastic with this image! HUGS

crafty-stamper said...

Great image and colouring-love the P.paper too
Carol x

Laurel Kerr said...

Beautiful leaf card and background DP Pia..Loz

Diane said...

Fabulous colors, background and design Pia.

Hugs Diane

MaryH said...

Lovely cool colors and it looks wonderful with the design of the background papers. Liked the detail of the leaf over the square in this design too. TFS & Hugs

Wendy L said...

It looks wonderful Pia, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Brilliant card. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Aud Sentiments
My Blog As I do Rodos

meg said...

love the colours Pia, the background is perfect with the coloured image

Michelle said...

I can see why it's one of your favourites Pia - it can be used for any occasion which is always useful. Your colouring is amazing on this image - Michelle x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Moving Along with the Times Challenge Blog The theme is Texture. Hugs Jackie DT

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Pia, that image just pops against the blue background!

Lisa Lynn said...

Pia this is gorgeous.

Judy V said...

Pretty card! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner!

Creative world said...

This is absolutely beautiful...thank you for sharing with us over at AUD SENTIMENTS ,hope to see you again
Željka DT xx

Marina said...

Elegant design and a lovely use of the colours.

Monika Reeck said...

you are back sweety
25 comment I never get anymore again in 2018 I guess
I have less follower Pia and I am jealous with you haha..nooo noooo it is a joke... :)
I love always visiting you my sweet friend ever in Blog land
and this leaves from Bugaboo looks so shiny in this color
adorable coloring by the way Pia
hugs
Monika