Sunday, May 12, 2019

Horses, Roses, and No Hats

Hello All,

For today I am playing along with Hand Stamped Sentiments and Double D Challenges. Here is my card today, enjoy!!

I have a card ready for its sentiment, right? Well not really... How do I put a sentiment that is based on the Kentucky Derby? I looked at everything I owned for a long time. Good luck, no, not right. Thanks, a complete no! Congratulations, um, it would work but for some reason, it just didn't work. Then I stumbled upon 'Best Wishes'! Perfect.  It would be perfect for all sorts of occasions!

The horses are a combination of stamped and digital images. The largest horse was stamped, scanned and printed. The stamps I owned weren't big enough to get the effect I wanted. Scanning it allowed me to enlarge the horse to the desired size.
The roses were stamped on red CS and then colored using Prismacolor pencils. I tried to create depth and realism with the roses. I used roses because the derby is nickname is 'the running of the roses'. 
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Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way.

7 comments:

Barbara said...

No mistake about this one. Your inspiration on right on and love how you got the roses and the horses in the card. You rocked this one. Thanks for joining in the fun at Double D Kentucky Derby Hat Inspiration Challenge. Sure hope to see you again.
Barbara DT

Vicki said...

Gorgeous card! Love the horse and rose combination. Great color contrast too. Thanks for joining the Double D, "Kentucky Derby Hat Inspiration" Challenge.

Fiona said...

A very clever card to include the Derby - those roses are gorgeous - such fabulous colouring - thanks for joining us at HSS this week.

Darlene said...

Absolutely gorgeous and just perfect for our theme! Great job! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Kentucky Derby Inspiration’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Darlene
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Martina said...

Super card! I like it.

Jenny Engelke said...

What a fun tribute to the Kentucky Derby! Well done!!! Thanks for sharing your card with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Creations in paper said...

Great card for celebrating the Kentucky Derby! Fun idea for a card. Thanks for joining us at HSS.

Robbie

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