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Monday, June 11, 2012

Bleached Out Or Not

This week the challenge at Sweet Stamps is : 
Bleached
Each week we choose a winner from the challenge to win a $20 Shopping Spree at Sweet Stamps towards your purchase of rubber stamps. You can use any stamp for your card but if you use a Sweet stamp you receive two entries in the challenge.
Remember, you can only enter the challenge one time, those using Sweet Stamps images will get an extra drawing in the challenge. Please limit the amount of challenges to 10 (including ours)  You must link back to us in your blog post.
I used the following supplies:
 
Here is a link to a technique on Splitcoast Stampers if you would like to play along. You can also do a search for many more ideas.

My finished Design  one image was stamped on Kraft paper and the second one on Brown card stock.
I colored the fussy cut one with Copics to add color to the leaf area.
 Here is a close up of the image stamped  and then bleached with a paint brush and bleach.

The paper is from Authenique and is called Splendid...I just love the tones in the stack of papers.

Now won't you play along and pull out some bleach, and BE CAREFUL so you don't spill anywhere.

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14 comments:

  1. Fabulous! I love the bleached flower and the gems in the centers- love the plaid BG- a perfect blending of colors!

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  2. love the bleached flower Dawnie, it looks gorgeous with all the detail you have added!!!

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  3. This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeeeeee the colors and loving the flowers!!! And I got my package yesterday!! Thanks love!!!!!!!

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  4. What a gorgeous card Dawn!! Love the added flower colored in Copics. Very pretty!

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  5. Fantastic! Bleaching is such a fun alternative.

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  6. great job and beautiful card. never tried bleaching (other than my hair) and doubt i ever will. i'll leave that to you.

    happy tuesday!

    hugs :)

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  7. Wonderful card Dawn! I love the two flowers together and they look fantastic on the plaid paper! I also love the added color over the bleach on your fussy cut flower!

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  8. I really LOVE your card. It's really eye catching. Love the added dimension with the second flower. Beautiful!!

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  9. Looks fantastic! I tried bleaching once and it turned out terrible...maybe I should try again someday!

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  10. Hi Dawn this is quite beautiful, I really love those flowers and papers, the bleach effect is a super technique I have tried it a few times way back I enjoyed it, this really looks super.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  11. OH this is wonderful! I love this technique. I love how you did the one image then popped up the other. It is wonderful. Really love the card.

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  12. Wow, this is really a gorgeous card!

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  13. Gorgeous Dawn, love everything from your perfect papers to how you added the colored image with your bleached flowers!! Beautifully created!!

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