Friday, January 24, 2014

take flight.




Have you seen the newest Reverse Confetti Release?

I'm slightly partial to the new Paper Cranes set:


Fun Fact:

My last name

Tsuru●ta = Crane field

I heat embossed the image and sentiment in Black Zing.  I used some Distress Stains to color it in.

Linking up to the Reverse Confetti




Orange:  Distress Stain/Spiced Marmalade
Yellow:  Distress Stain/Dried Marigold
Aqua:  Papertrey Ink Hawaiian Shores cardstock

I was also inspired by



45 comments:

Lynn said...

Way to rock the sketch Amy...I love the color behind the paper crane.

Sherry Eckblad said...

Great card! Love the bright yellow and that crane. Interesting that your name means crane field. My name translates to Oak Leaf.

Jingle said...

Seriously. This card is comletely, totally, and utterly awesome! I ADORE the design and the colors are fantastic! Love everythingn about this one!

Laurel said...

Awesome! Love the colors!

Mary-Anne V said...

wonderful use of the sketch...love the splash of colour.

Joni Andaya said...

AWESOME!!! love the way you colored the panel before stamping the paper crane <3

Katie Ann Brooks said...

yum!

donna mikasa said...

Way to rock the sketch! And now I'll think of you when I see that paper crane! ;)

Jodi Collins said...

INCREDIBLE card! I just love this!

Deepti said...

This is such a rocking card with all those colors and design :)

Marlena M. said...

Fantastic look Amy! I love the pop of vibrance~such a dreamy combo of colors!

Jen W. said...

Gorgeous! I am so CASEing this!!

Anonymous said...

I love your card Amy. That crane is gorgeous against the orange.

Clare said...

The inking is so pretty! I just love bold, graphic cards like this!

Unknown said...

Love this! I've been eyeing those Reverse Confetti stamps...so fun. Love your fun fact too!

Rockwell Designs said...

Love the colors of this card and how simple and bold it is!

Tracey McNeely said...

Gorgeous card Amy, I knew I should have go that set too! Happy weekend!

wendipooh13 said...

loooove your pop of color!!!!

Lysa said...

SUPER cute! I love paper cranes too- one of the first things my dad taught me how to fold! Thanks for the enabling ;) Happy Weekend!

Shannon J said...

Okay, now your last name is even cooler than it was before!! I love it! And love the card too - you are totally rocking your distress inks!!! I'm being inspired by you to use mine more and more - still more misses than hits for me, but I'm getting there!!

Emily Leiphart said...

Seriously awesome. Love this, Amy!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhh I love love love this! LOVING the colors and the origami bird!! And since both of my last names aren't even mine... lol ... I will have to look up what my real last name means :)

Michelle said...

This is super-cute! And I LOVE that it has that special meaning. How cool is that?

Lisa Petrella said...

Oooo...I DO love that paper crane set!! It's totally on my wish list! Awesome card, Amy! I love how the color behind the crane really makes the image POP!! And that sentiment is fabulous!

jessica said...

What a fun card Amy!!!
GREAT colors and love the sentiment!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love the water color feel, guess I'll just have to make you crane cards from now on.

Julia Aston said...

You're rocking the distress stains Amy! interesting fact about your name - love that crane stamp!

DIANA L. said...

Super project love the colors
Have a great day
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Ashley Horton said...

Awesome Amy! Love the crane!!

Rose said...

awesome card my friend :)

wienerhoneymooners said...

Loving it, you sold me in the awesome design, it ROCKS, ROCKS, I wanted that stamp before, now I GOT TO HAVE IT....

Vanessa said...

Super card, Amy!!! Love it!
Vanessa x

Kristie Goulet said...

I LOVE this, Amy and I think I need that set too! :)

Jinny Newlin said...

Swoon. What a beautiful palette! You've totally made it shine, Amy!

Jean said...

So imaginative - really great design and colors!

Trinh said...
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Trinh said...

Love the colors and how you used the sketch! And the meaning of your name is so cool.

Misty said...

Love your take. Those bold colors are amazing. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

Vicki Dutcher said...

I'll just join in with ALL THE OTHER COMMENTS :), and say killer creation!

Michelle said...

I like how bright your card is, it works so well with the paper crane, bold yet graceful.

Angie Tieman said...

Man, I love this card beyond reason! I love the smudgy stain/watercolor look and the bold cardbase choice, such a nice pop of color to see!

Karin Åkesdotter said...

WONDERFUL card! Love it!

Audrey Pettit said...

OMGosh, how awesome! That sketch is really fun and the colors are so eye catching! Absolutely love this, Amy!

cm said...

How cool that your name means 'crane field'; certainly makes sense that you're drawn to this image. And what you've done with it is sheer brilliance! Love that background; love the layout!
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Lynnda said...

You nailed the sketch! Love this pretty card! Hugs...x