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Crazy Crafters Blog hop - CASING Martha Groeger

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Well this is exciting!!
My first time Blog Hopping with the Crazy Crafters!!

Our theme for this Blog Hop was to CASE (copy and selectively edit) Martha Groeger.

When I went to Martha's blog over at:


I was taken by the start of her blurb in the About Me section.  
She says:
Mit einem L├Ącheln...
... geht es sich viel leichter durchs Leben.

Which translates to:

With a smile...
.....it is much easier through life.

Wow!  The simplicity, but impact, of this statement !!

When looking through Martha's blog entries and her creativity, I was taken with this card.




It sung to me like the statement above - simplicity but impact.

I toyed with some designer series papers until it struck me - to get that impact I was after I was going to keep it simple and bold using black and white and a pop of colour.

The Petal Passion DSP was perfect with it's black and white colour palette.
I used the Petal Palette stamps for the roses and coloured them using watercolour pencils and a blender pen.


I finished it off with some metallic thread, a glitter die-cut and some glitter dots - adding that little bit of bling!

I hope you like it !!

Don't forget to check out what the other "Crazies" have done by clicking on the links below.

Comments

  1. your first time blogging with us? You look like a seasoned blogger!! Love what you have done here. Thanks for sharing

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  2. Wow, wow and again WOW! Absolutely stunning! You had me at black & white but your card surpasses anything I was imagining before I saw the photo! You completely nailed it!! Congratulations on your first C.C. blog hop - can't wait to see more of your work!

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  3. Beautiful card Shirley. Love how you've been able to get lots of elements from the Petal Passion suite on the one card. What a great way to use up all those DSP scraps we end up with. TFS

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  4. Great card Shirley.....congrats on your first Crazy's Blog Hop....You have done very well

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  5. What a fantastic way to use up those little Designer Series Paper scraps! So excited to have you hopping with us today! You have done an AMAZING job taking part in the hop today - I am so proud of you. I am sure you will be hopping along with us regularly now. :) You might have the hopping bug. Well done.

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  6. Thanks everyone for your encouragement! I love this group!

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