Umbrellas

Laura has chosen Umbrellas as this week’s challenge at Layers of Colour and there’s even a tutorial (which I happily referred to), showing you how to make a 3D umbrella embellie! So here’s my entry – a whimsical card…

I used a cocktail stick and a bead for the handle of the umbrella, adhered with silicone glue to the card beneath the ‘umbrella’. I also found a dictionary page with the definition of umbrella to use for my main background! This was fun Laura, thank you!

A big thank you also for the beautiful stamps too – that strawberry border is stamped with one of the 3 Laura sent me. You think that’s good, look at the envelope it arrived in – my first piece of Mail Art! Isn’t it glorious? DH and DD were also most impressed!!

I have just blanked out the full adresses to be on the safe side (in Photoshop!).

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7 Comments

  1. Outstanding, Rosie! I love how you pulled the colors from her scarf, added the dictionary pages and enhanced your wonderful 3-D umbrella! And thank you, Honey for the praises, you honor me!
    Hugs, Laura

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  2. susiebwell

     /  May 28, 2008

    these are great Rosie!

    I was wondering if you could help Tracey an I are having difficulty removing the comment moderation form the This Thursday blog…….. cant you help?

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  3. How cool is the mail art, not that what you made is not cool. The piece turned out very nice, including the dinky red umbrella.

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  4. Whimsical and oh so delightful, Rosie! What a delicious combination of elements.

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  5. This is so much fun.
    Nancy

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  6. very beatiful card ! red and green are warms ! nice umbrella !

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  7. carolann

     /  June 1, 2008

    Love this very clever love the comment

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