Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Sweet Music CD Case



The latest Fashionable Stamping Challenge theme is ‘ice cream colours’  and I’ve been thinking and experimenting for a few days, trying to come up with a Neopolitan ice cream background. Eventually I remembered an old watercolur palette of US Art-Quest pearlescent pastels that had just the right shades for chocolate and strawberry.

Simultaneously, I’ve also been thinking of an idea for ‘Out of a Hat Creations’ challenge – ‘All Parceled Up’.  I have some blank CD cases and they are just right for a rich creamy vanilla.

I randomly stamped the music stamp (Toybox) in Versmark and clear embossed. Then I wet the watercolour pastels and sponged them on thick with a kitchen sponge. I sprayed just a little water where the strawberry and chocolate met, to blend.  Other stamps I used were Hero Arts watercolour flowers and the tree swing and label from Stampin Up.

As well as FSC and Out of a Hat, I’d also like to enter this for Creative Card Crew – Maps, Newsprint,sheet music, script.

14 comments:

  1. Hello There

    Just terrific everything about what you have made here. The colours, the stamp and the brill idea as well. Thank you for joining us at Out of a Hat Creations this week. Hope you will join in with us again soon Marina.

    Love Chrissie xxxx

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  2. Hi
    This is a beautiful gift idea and the colours,perfect for our Ice Cream challenge theme.
    Thank you for sharing with us at FSC this fortnight.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  3. A lovely gift idea. This looks beautiful. Thank you for joining us at FSC this time.
    Yvonne / Meggymay

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  4. Hi, what a great idea!! I love the paper you have used, and the images are sweet. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew

    hugs Vicky xxx

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  5. Hi, brilliant idea for a gift,love yours colours & stamping.Thanks for joining us at Out of a Hat
    Janet x

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  6. Hi Marina, A really pretty Cd box what a great idea. I love those colours and fabby stamping. Thanks so much or joining us at Out of A Hat. Hugs Sandra x

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  7. Smashing idea and so beautifully presented, x

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  8. πολυ ομορφη ιδεα..εγινε υπεροχο..να εισαι καλα..χαιρομαι που σε βρηκα..φιλια-Μαρια..

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  9. What a great idea! The background is soooo gorgeous and delicate looking. And the colours are definitely Neapolitan!!! Yummmm
    Thankyou for joining us this fortnight for our ice-cream/summer challenge at Fashionable Stamping Challenges
    Dot x

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  10. Your card is beautiful. I love colours you have used, the subtle gold music and silhouette tree with the young child swinging. Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew. Cheers FiLoMa DT

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  11. Wow, this looks really great...love your choice of colors and design! Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew...please play again!

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  12. Wow such a neat idea. Beautifully designed
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at the creative card crew.
    Denise
    CCC-DT

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  13. A really gorgeous creation and thanks for sharing this with us at the FSC summer challenge.
    Fliss x

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