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Monday, March 7, 2016

MIM Sponged Stamping

Dawn has a video up for the new Make It Monday.
I used the new Painted Petals Anniversary set and I think that was a hard one to use.
There are so many wonderful layers to it, I kept adding more colors with a sponge.
The colors are definitely softer and not as vibrant.  It may look darker now because I added some sparkle from the new Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen, which is awesome!
I sponged on some spring Moss color around the flower and leaves.  The sentiment is from Spring Birds. 
Having a wonderful time with my friend and I want to thank you all for my birthday wishes!  Tomorrow we go meet Greta face to face~ so excited!!

See ya later, Heart Hugs!


  1. This is so pretty Colleen! I'm hoping to find time today to play along. Tell Linda "hello" and so glad you are both enjoying your time together. Have fun today meeting Greta too!

  2. Very pretty!! I love this technique and can't wait to try it myself!

    So blessed you enjoyed your birthday card! and that you are having a fun celebration! Could it be Great from GG's Creations blog?? oh! you lucky duck! give her a hug for me.... heck! hugs all around! : )

    Thank you for your sweet comment about my scarves - you made my day!


  3. You girls are going to have so much fun finally meeting face to face, enjoy!
    Oh my gosh I love this new set and now I am saving for it. Your card is simply stunning! Wonderful Easter card!

  4. Lovely card. I love the subtle green background you used for the flowers and leaves. A great CAS design!

  5. Lovely Colleen! I new I should have gotten that set.

  6. So excited that you are all meeting face to face, I am sure you are all having the best time. Love your sweet card.

  7. Beautiful card, Colleen! I've had no luck so far with the technique, but will keep trying. It was such a treat to meet you & Linda in person--felt like we had been friends forever! Enjoy the rest of your time together.

  8. Great card, Colleen! I'm anxious to try that technique with the new Painted Petals. How fun that you, Linda and Greta met in person.

  9. What a pretty card!! I love the pop of color you created with the flower layered over the soft background!

  10. I agree, the sponged stamping adds an instant softness to the stamping. Lovely!

  11. Your card is so pretty, Colleen. I think the Painted Petals look amazing with this technique.
    PS: Stop by my blog to read about a fun new challenge starting soon!

  12. Beautiful card. Love the flower and this technique.


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