Friday, March 4, 2011

Sea Grass


If she could only see the tall grass blowing gently in the dunes. If she could only smell the salty ocean air. It would mean that she was that much closer to her sister...It would mean that she wouldn't be so far away from the little baby that is expected so very soon...

Practicing Creativity Designs has something special up their sleeve for this month's release. We start the festivities out with a sketch challenge!


Oh, such a fabulous sketch that opens the door to so many possibilities... Find all the details at Courtney's blog (psst: the winner gets three Practicing Creativity Design stamp sets!) Sneak peeks featuring the newest stamp set start on Monday! My card today features the grass image from Nature's Wonder and a sentiment from Chatterbox. (The colors were highly inspired by the photo in this post at Moxie Fab World.)

The colors in the photograph might appear a bit distorted for which I am sorry, this dang winter hasn't allowed me to photograph outside for a while now!

***See my card for the Tiffany Doodle's Blog Hop here!***

32 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Karen - especially loving your background texture on that green panel. Makes me want to go walk near the dunes :)

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  2. More gorgeous colouring! Totally makes you feel like I'm at the Outer Banks...

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  3. absolutely beautiful. Your talent amazes me daily.

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  4. Another beautiful card, Karen! I love visiting your blog and seeing all your fabulous work, it is inspiring!!

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  5. Some cards bang you over the head, whereas this one whispers softly in your ear, love it!

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  6. I like diane's comment. Thinking good thoughts for baby dot.

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  7. Love this Karen! So tranquil and relaxing!

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  8. Another beauty, Karen. Just looking at this makes me feel calm and serene. Beautiful sponging!

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  9. Good Lord, girl! I popped over bec my stinkin phone wouldn't let me comment on your 'recycling bins' card - which was awesome! And I see 2 new amazing cards posted!! Both are awesome! Is there ANYTHING you can't do?! Great stuff Karen :D

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  10. This is so pretty Karen! Good luck with the release. Can't wait to see what you create.

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  11. wonderful card Karen. I love your sharing.. so beautiful :)

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  12. Thank you for sharing your soft gentle card. Great job!

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  13. Beautiful tranquil card. You did an amazing job. This image is so versatile for women and men. Thank you for inspiring your followers

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  14. Okay...now I totally want to go on a beach vacation!!! This is a really beautiful card, Karen! You did a wonderful job of capturing the tranquility of the shoreline!

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  15. This is gorgeous, Karen!

    I just found your blog on this hop and am now a follower - so very nice to meet you!

    http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

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  16. Oh! It's gorgeous. Serene. Perfect. I could not possibly want to be there more....
    What a *fantastic* job!

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  17. this is so beautiful- wishing you were closer to that little baby & your sis...

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  18. The colors are so so so gorgeous!

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  19. This is so lovely. I can almost feel the gentle breeze.

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  20. Beautiful images and techniques!

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  21. You did wonders with this sketch. I feel like I'm at the seaside! The soft colours are beautiful.

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  22. so soft and sweet,you paint a beautiful mental image--hope you get to visit your sister soon, karen:)

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  23. This card is stunning! Did you use shimmer mists for the background? The green panel looks gorgeous. Truly amazing!

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  24. What a beautiful card - love all your inking! A great take on the sketch too!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  25. This is a gorgeous, peaceful, contemplative card. It would be lovely for a lot of occasions - from a wedding, to a sympathy card - get well soon, thinking of you, miss you . . . I just love it Karen!

    Speaking of missing you . . . I do. And as my life is settling into more of a routine, I'm hoping to be able to visit more often.

    Hugs!!

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  26. so peaceful and pretty. lovely card!

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  27. Before I read your creative paragraph, I was already thinking, "how is it that I SMELL the sea shore!?1" This card is downright INTERACTIVE! Smell-a-vision, breezey and DREAMY! ALL in one, gorgeously stamped creation! Yipeeeeee!

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  28. I love the soft look of the grasses; you have created a gorgeous card.

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  29. Karen, this is gorgeous! I so want to take a walk in this beautiful scene.

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