#501 – CASEing Yoonsun Hur

PE: Spotted by My Favorite Things!!

My Favorite Things - Spotted

Honorable Mention at The Heart Desired Challenge!!

The Heart Desires - Honorable Mention

Its been quite some time since my last post! I actually made these cards a week ago, but am posting them only now….And as the title denotes, I am CASEing a couple of cards by the amazingly talented Yoonsun Hur!

Celebrate

My first card is a CASE of this card by Yoonsun. If you’ve seen my posts from beloew, you’ll know I love bold and bright colors – and Yoonsun’s card, where she combined this bold look with the muting kraft – just stunning!

For my card, I used flowers and leaves fromΒ  My Favorite Things Modern Blooms and a variety of inks, then using another flower center stamp, stamped the dots in black and grey. I also added the dotted lines using Winnie & Walter Scenery: Stripes. Finally came the sentiment – I used Lawn Fawn Cole’s ABCs dies for the sentiment.

Celebrate

Did I mention that I really loved the bright and bold look? πŸ˜€ Anyway, I did add a bit of embellishing using some gold and bronze sequins.

This card is made especially for My Favorite Things challenge, who are celebrating 10 years – what an awesome achievement!! πŸ˜€ The challenge isΒ 10th Birthday Celebration Bonus Challenge, where we are to include 10 in some way in our creations. In my card, I’ve used 10 stamped elements (including flowers and leaves) and the sentiment carries 10 letters too! πŸ˜›

I am also submitting the card to the following challenges –

Virginia’s View (Summer Challenge) #22: All About Colors

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Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Flora & Fauna

SSS - Monday Challenge

The Heart Desires Challenge #2 (I’ve borrowed a few colors from the theme, and the flowers look quite tropical!)

For my second card, I was inspired by this card of Yoonsun. Now, I really love watercoloring – and watercolor backgrounds are just awesome – more so when done my a coloring genius like Yoonsun.. but I degress..

You Are My Person

The only mistake I made in this card’s watercoloring – I chose the wrong watercoloring medium – I used watercolor cakes – I should have used inks.. but anyway, the end result is not so bad… and the lesson is learnt! πŸ˜€

So, for this card, I used mostly solid or thick-outlined stamps from Neat & Tangled Paper Cut Flowers and Ellen Hutson Bold Blooms and used Zing white embossing powder. Unfortunately, I did somehow end up smudge up the embossing, even after embossing twice, to avoid the exact thing! Talk about ironic! πŸ˜€

The sentiment, from Ellen Hutson Mondo Magnolia is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black. Finally the card is embellished using some silver sequins (which are looking black in the image).

I am submitting this card to Ellen Hutson Mix It Up Challenge: Neat & Tangled and Seven Hills Crafts July Challenge: Color Challenge –

Seven Hills Crafts

Thank you for stopping by! πŸ™‚

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32 thoughts on “#501 – CASEing Yoonsun Hur

  1. both of your cards are sooo pretty! Love your use of color….awesome diecutting on your first card too!
    Thanks so much for playing with us at The Heart Desires!

  2. Oh, Ashwini, I am in LOVE with your card! It’s so vibrant and gorgeous with just a perfect diecut sentiment. Brava! Glad to see you playing at The Heart Desires!

    Toni

  3. Love the bright and cheerful colors and design of your card. Looks like a celebration! Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

    Cathie β™₯

  4. Hi, Ashwini! Long time no see :). You have a duo of admirable and beautiful cards, but the first was the one that called my attention right away in The Heart Desires gallery… just amazing in every way. Love the die cut letters too!
    Congratulations on your win, you deserved it! And thank you for the lovely words ;).

  5. WOW Ashwini, love the first card, it is very vibrant, and bursting of colors, has to be my favorite. The second one is great with the watercoloring.

  6. Both cards are sooo pretty, love the wate-rcolouring on the second… the white embossed flowers really pop against the colours πŸ™‚
    Thank you for joining us in our colour challenge at Seven Hills Crafts this month πŸ™‚
    Jenny x

  7. Ashwini- your cards are both beautiful. I love the look you’ve created with the watercolour cakes! Thanks for playing along with the Seven Hills Crafts Challenge xx

  8. Congratulations, oh honorable one :)!!! I don’t hear from you for sometime… hope all is well, and that you are now in a tropical island sipping an iced drink and swimming in a blue-green sea :D!

    • Thank you Cris! πŸ˜€ All is well – I just am a little busy with life (no tropical island, no iced drink and no swimming for me! 😦 ) and haven’t made anything..but maybe you’ll see me post something in some time… πŸ˜‰

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