july31Another day, another blog challenge!  Today’s entry is for the Craft Room Challenge.  Their topic is an inspirational green photoboard.  I already had this project in my head – so thought it would be ideal to get it onto paper for this challenge.

I started by die cutting an oval from white cardstock

Next I stamped and embossed in white the large flower from Chocolate Baroque’s Wild Meadow set.  I then carefully and slowly built up the shaded colour using Distress Ink Mowed Lawn and Cut n Dry foam.  I cut a scalloped oval to frame it.

Next I cut a recangle piece of card and inked again with Mowed Lawn.  I embossed it using a polka dot embossing folder and used a sanding block to take the colour off the dots.  I prefer a sanding block to sandpaper – as they are easy to hold flat.

july31aMy greeting was embossed in white again and is from Chocolate Baroque Artistic Affirmations set.

It was all assembled onto a 5×7″ card.

I was really pleased with the finished card – just what was in my head!

I am entering this for the green inspiration challenge at the Craft Room Challenge

happy crafting





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2 Comments on Green Inspiration #217

  1. Jane, just love this card you’ve created for our Inspiration board challenge, love the soft breezy Summer feeling of the green and white, Thanks for sharing at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

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