Saturday, November 30, 2013

Washi Tape Inspiration

What inspires you when you create a card? I was inspired by washi tape.
As soon as I saw Hero Arts' new Tiny Flags Background stamp,
I knew that it was going to be gold embossed and ink distressed.
 

Here's the inspiration, given to me by a sweet friend.
It's so gorgeous that I'm still hoarding it.


And here are my cards.



My daughter's reaction to both cards:  "Wow....it's so......so......"
She had no words.

I'm entering both cards in Paper Crafts Connection November Gallery Challenge
of SEQUINS since I used a few on both cards. Because they needed more bling....

Thanks, always, for stopping by!



30 comments:

  1. These cards are so striking, Donna! I could never pick my favorite; they are both equally beautiful. What a wonderful design!

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  2. I'm not so fond of CAS style, but these look awesome! Love, love, love your cards, Donna ;)

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  3. You do amazing work, always .... but these two cards ..... they are the sum of all your best ever!! I totally understand your daughter's being speechless!! Incredible!!

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  4. Oh, my goodness!! These cards are AMAZING, Donna! The gold embossing with those pretty colors looks awesome! LOVE them both!

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  5. WOW! Love them, Donna, perfectly festive for the holidays or any celebration!

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  6. Wow is right! These are absolutely stunning.

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  7. I'm with your daughter, lost for words, both cards are incredible Donna!! Pinned!

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  8. Love these, especially the first one, the black just makes it so striking. gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

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  9. These are stunning, Donna! No wonder your daughter was speechless! I love the orange and pink with the gold, and pairing all that with black and hot pink is inspired. I'd be hoarding that washi too!

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  10. Gosh these are soooooo gorgeous...the colors and gold embossing is just too pretty!

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  11. Can you hear my eeeeking in amazement from here?!! Let me fill in the blank for your sweet daughter...it's so, so UNBELIEVABLY GORGEOUS!! Wow, and I mean WOW!!!!!!!

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  12. Holy golden triangle gorgeousness! Amazing!!! By the way, just got your sweet happy mail today! Squeeeeel! Thank you sooooooo much!❤️❤️❤️❤️

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  13. I have that same washi....LOVE How you pulled inspiration from it and made two VERY Perfect cards!!! xoxoxo

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  14. I can completely understand your daughter's reaction....I too am speechless :)

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  15. I can see why you were hoarding your washi tape...Your cards are absolutely GORGEOUS, Donna! I love your inking with the gold EP...it's just amazing! I agree with your daughter ~ It's hard to find the words when you first look at your cards! You are really creative!!!

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  16. Just like your daughter ... I'm speechless. just WOW

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  17. It's so so amazing! You have that Midas touch, Donna!

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  18. It doesn't get any cooler than these!

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  19. wow your daughters reaction is so like mine...so beautiful!

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  20. I'll fill in the blank: They're so....amazing, creative, incredible, perfect, wonderful, pin-able....need I keep going? LOVE them both!

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  21. Woo hoo, I knew I would be seeing one of these again! A big congrats on your PC win, Donna!

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    1. Trinh, thank you for letting me know that I won, and for your kind comment!

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