July 1, 2011

Marion *Day 3*

Unfortunately, today is our last day of inspiration with the incredible Marion. It's been an honor to share her work this week! Be sure to add her blog to your favorites so you can continue to check out her beautiful cards! I love this one of hers: The background to her elegant flowers is INKredible! I love her distressing and subtle stamping. I'm sure whoever receives this card will be amazed by Marion's beautiful colors and charming design! Here is my take:



Please note- items used in creating this card that are available for purchase from www.ilovemementos.com will be linked in the following description:
I began by stamping Penny Black 4039K Candid with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink onto Neenah Tiara White cardstock. I also stamped the floral portion of this image onto another piece of Neenah Tiara White cardstock. The background was inked with Wild Honey, Fired Brick, and Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink. Then this background was stamped with Penny Black 1999L Letter background. I inked this stamp with Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink and then removed some ink with a baby wipe before stamping. The flowers were colored with Stamper's Big Brush markers, cut out and added to the inked panel using dimensional adhesive. The pierced cardstock, pierced with Tim Holtz ruler, was lightly inked with Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink. Twine bow glued with Glossy Accents.


Now let's take a peek at what is happening on the Mementos blog today!


Today's tutorial shares step by step directions on how to create a fun butterfly card. Who can resist a rainbow of butterflies!? And this Penny Black stamp is one of my favorites- all of those butterflies are on ONE stamp! Check it out HERE.



18 comments :

Elizabeth Allan said...

A Friday of fabulous art Jill! Have a great holiday weekend.

Kathy said...

Gorgeous card, Girlie and I love, love the butterfly stamp! Happy Fourth:)

wendyp said...

this is stunning!!! love the rich colors and that adorable twine bow!

Susie said...

Both cards are fabulous. And I did add her blog to my reader. Thanks.

Marion said...

Another beautiful card by a very talented stamper! Thanks soooo much for making my week such a happy week Jill! I have loved every single one of your creations!

Jana said...

Wow! Both stunning cards.

debbie said...

I just love those backgrounds on both stamps they are spectacular!

sheila said...

both cards are superb! really beautiful backgrounds that offset the flowers wonderfully!

Anonymous said...

What nice cards, Jill. And I like that butterfly stamp, too. MOM

Cathy A said...

Both beautiful cards Jill, have a lovely 4th July weekend

bestamped said...

Your card looks fabulous, Jill! Love the colors!
I still love stopping by your blog and getting inspired!
Congrats on your great video series!! Great work!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love this coloring....

Barb said...

Those soft colors on Marion's card are stunning! Love the way you've darkened them up a bit and made them your own, Jill! So beautiful!

Aimes said...

I've been a fan of Marion's for a while so this card of hers is a winner with me. As for your own take - WOW! What a fabulous intensity of colour - so hot and fabby!
Hugs,
Aimes
x

lostinpaper said...

Love your take on Marion's card! Those flowers are gorgeous and your colours have such depth!

cards by cara said...

What great inking!

Ophelia Paine said...

Beautiful Cards--I love the colors!

CanadianScraps43 said...

So love Marion's card here today, but so awe struck over your take on it. The vibrancy and boldness of the colours used is stunning and the blending of colours is astounding. Your cleverness to add a whimiscal touch to your cards really does add the finishing touch to creat a masterpiece. I know! I know! Your tired of hearing the same thing, but what I say! A masterpiece is a masterpiece. Have to find some new words to describe you work I guess. Must get out the dictionary I suppose. Lol. Lol. Hugs.