Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Bleached Trees

I have to admit that this is my all-time favorite SU set, Lovely As A Tree! Whenever I'm stuck for an idea, this set jogs my memory. The CC today was very interesting..........bleach, take the color that comes from it, and add a neutral. I chose a very dark RED, and the vanilla it became with the bleach, and black as a neutral. Instead of doing a bg, I used the image itself as my focus, and had this fabulous matching dp to go with it! I had a little trouble with what to do with embellishments. I didn't want to overwhelm the trees, but it looked a little bare. I hope you don't think the corners are over the top.......the ribbon works really well I think. Anyhow, I am pleased with the results. I decided to also post this card in the RedDivas gallery. It's dark, but still the right color, don't you agree??? Have a great day. Hugs to you all.

11 comments:

  1. I saw this one on SC this a.m.! What a great job you did on it! Love the trees and the way you framed it. No red?! LOL! Love it anyway...
    Hope you have a fantastic day!

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  2. This is exquisite. I love your blog and I love red, too :)

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  3. These trees bleached out so beautifully, Anne!! What a stunning card!!

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  4. Oh, that's gorgeous!!!!!!! I love your corners. They're perfect for this card!!!!!

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  5. WOW Anne your bleached trees are AWESOME!

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  6. Love, love, love your bleached trees Anne! and the wonderful ribbon and corner treatments!

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  7. Anne, this is gorgeous! The bleached trees turned out perfect!!!
    Blessings, Maria

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  8. Fabulous take on the CC challenge - Anne!!! I will always love this awesome Set...and you've made it look perfect today!!! Hugs ~S~

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  9. this is absolutely gorgeous!!! i am so lovin' those corners! and the image came out .... wow!!!! i love it!

    hugs,

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  10. Your trees are soooo gorgeous, Anne!!!!!! The colors are beautiful and I love the papers you used along with that fabo ribbon!!!!!

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