I was avoiding the worst of the hottest day of summer by hunkering down into my craft room. For inspiration, I used the colour combination at CAS Colours and Sketches.
Sitting on my desk, fresh from duty with a couple of Design Team cards, was the Painted Lavender bundle, along with its companion bundle Perennial Postage. The challenge colours just seemed to call to those bundles.
So, this is where it ended up...
The stem and flowers are separate stamps. I sponged ink onto the stems to soften the look. I also sponged Shaded Spruce on the foliage stamp and added in some second generation images to give some perspective. I added in a masked line to ground the images.
The flowers were coloured with both Highland Heather and Berry Burst and I used two different stems of flowers.
The sentiment is from Perennial Postage. I cut it with one of the coordinating dies, then cut it down to make a rectangle that framed the words.
I finished off with some of the Purple Shimmer gems... and successfully restrained myself from adding in extra layers and bits. 😀
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