Sunday, December 9, 2012

Blue, Blue


"....and when those blue snowflakes start falling / that's when those blue memories start calling / you'll be doin' all right, when your Christmas of white / but I'll have a blue, blue blue Christmas...." ~exert from Blue Christmas


Playing along with the Cloud 9 December Blog Hop today. I was inspired by the second picture, but as you can see, I left out the red. I wanted something a bit serene, feeling the winter blues maybe? I liked the gray and blue mix of the focal wall. I used a mix of the circle and medallion images from Winter Wishes to create the background, and covered it with a mix of perfect pearls for some shine. The panel was mounted to a kraft card base, due to the chairs in the inspiration picture. The sentiment is from Mehndi Medallions.

23 comments:

  1. Definitely serene! Love your blue stamped background.

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  2. That background is amazing...
    love how you used the blue and woodgrain in the pic! :)

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  3. Beautiful! I love the different shades of blue in those medallions!

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  4. Love the color, the stamping. Just a perfect card.

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  5. Blue blue blue-tiful!!! Love your pretty stamped panel Karen, marvelous card!

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous...I love that you went with the blues versus reds.

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  7. Beautiful stamping! Pure gorgeousness!

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  8. The stamped background really is cool!

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  9. WOW!! This is WONDERFUL Karen! Amazing stamping and my favorite colors too (-:
    So inspiring to come here - thanks!
    Hugs, Karin

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  10. Simply gorgeous !!! hugs..xoxo

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  11. That blue background is just beautiful. Love rustic feel of the card, stunning.

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  12. beautiful :)
    your stamping is awesome!!! might have to take classes from you!! :)

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  14. This is so pretty- hope it cured your water blues!!!

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  15. What a stunning use of the inspiration!!

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  16. Serene for sure! Oh, and don't forget gorgeous :)

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  17. beautiful stamping and design. gorgeous card, Karen!

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  18. I think something that always strikes me about your cards is the feeling conveyed from them. This one is so serene and soft. Just lovely!

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  19. Karen, what a beautiful pattern! A dead ringer for that lovely wall paper in the inspiration photo! Glad to have you join us for the Cloud9 Blog Hop!

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