Saturday, October 3, 2009

WCMD Challenge #1: Japan

Well I am so happy that I stumbled across the WCMD Challenge #1: Japan over at Nicole's PTI blog!! This was truly a challenge, but that is just what I was looking for on World Card Making Day! The first challenge of the day was to make a card inspired by Japan or Japanese Art. After researching the topic I discovered that there are a lot of Cherry Blossoms in Japanese Paintings. I love to paint flowers, so I decided to do a little painting.

Here is one of the many beautiful paintings that caught my eye:
When I saw the background color I knew that I had to use PTI Summer Sunrise as my background.

Here is my finished card:

I used some acrylic paints on some thick art paper and then cut out the flowers and placed them on the summer sunrise cardstock!
Well I hope you enjoyed my card and thank you so much for stopping by!
Hollie

12 comments:

Lisa said...

followed your link from Nichole's blog...this is a super cute card!! TFS!

Stephanie said...

Love what you did based on the inspiration piece - so pretty :)

Marge said...

WOW; amazing! Came to see how you ladies are naming these for the challenges!!! LOVE this; fabulous work!!!

Marisa G said...

Very pretty! Love the inspiration piece and the end result.

Tracey Cuccia said...

VERY pretty! Love the colors -- and your painting is beautiful!!

ljurecek said...

Wow! You're so artistic!

Helen F. said...

WOW! Soooo creative, love the design and colors you used.

Rebecca said...

I love the pink flowers on the summer sunrise cardstock. Nice take on the challenge!

Cath said...

Hey Hollie! Thanks for sharing your blog with the Moxie Fab World!...and Happy World Card Making Day! :)

~Cath

Sharon said...

That's awesome that you painted the flowers yourself. I love how you adapted the painting to your card.

Terri E. said...

Those colors sure do pop! Love your owls as well. Great take on the Japan challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE THIS! It is just stunning! Great take on Japan!