Friday, 20 February 2015

CAS(E) This Sketch 111

Hello!

Here in Brisbane, we're in the middle of some rather rainy weather. With Tropical Cyclone Marcia bearing down on the North Queensland coast overnight, the weather is certain to get worse before it gets better. My kids' school is on stand-by for closure. We have to check at 6am. I'm thinking school will go ahead, it's wet but it isn't too windy just yet (although that could change overnight). I'm wondering if the Lunar New Year celebrations this week-end will go ahead as planned. I'm not sure the dancing dragons like the rain too much! Fingers crossed we get a pause in the rain on Saturday night when I am out celebrating with the family. :-)

I'm here with my card for this week's CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge. I've managed to somehow mix the sketch elements up. They're still there, just in slightly different positions, lol! I think I got carried away colouring and splattering. ;-)
Looking at this card, I get a sense that I've seen it before. Have I accidentally copied someone's idea? If I have, let me know so that I can credit their influence on my subconscious! I did a search on Blended Bloom and Gorgeous Grunge stamps, but didn't find anything similar, so maybe it is just an odd case of deja vu. I'm loving that rich, luscious rose! It almost bursts off the card!
I can't wait to see what you all make with this sketch as inspiration! I'll look for you in the gallery. My internet service returned to normal today, so hopefully I can do some visiting. :-)

Thanks for dropping by to visit me!

Michelle
xxx

16 comments:

Marika said...

Michelle, this is absolutly stunningly gorgeous card!! I love your colour choices, beautiful colouring - that red flower just pops off the paper and your background... There is never too much splatters!

Jacquie Southas said...

Love this card, Michelle! The beautiful, bold flower against the grungy background is great. Hope the worst of the storm skips your area.

Leigh Penner said...

Gorgeous! I love your take on the sketch!

Hannelie said...

fabulous Michelle! really inspiring!

Shelly said...

WOW.Stunning card!

Susanne Vargas said...

This is gorgeous! Love this beautiful red flower combined with the grunge elements and splatters!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Totally srptunning! Love the oloring on your beautiful flower

~amy~ said...

Such a pretty card....love the bloom!!

Kim Heggins said...

Michelle...stay safe and dry. Can't even imagine having weather like this. Your card is just lovely. Your beautifully colored posie and that sentiment, so sweet. Take care.

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

Michelle, this is gorgeous card! Love all that grunge and eye catching flower!

Deb said...

I absolutely LOVE this card...the coloring on the flower is perfect and the spatter background...great idea!

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PiecesByEmily said...

This is just gorgeous!

Diane said...

Gorgeous design Michelle, hope the weather improves soon.

Hugs diane

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Just stunning - love those splatters!

Joyce said...

Gorgeous--I'm loving that huge flower and all the golden splatters.

My Paper Epiphany said...

Stunning! Gorgeous bloom!