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Beat the Heat: Designer Inspiration

July 23, 2013

So how does Elizabeth like to Beat the Heat? Well, she embraces it and makes a bright, sunshiny decorative notepad!elizabeth

The finished size of this notepad is 3 x 4 inches.  Elizabeth created the cover by stamping 30-181 Lace Trims in VersaMark Watermark ink and coloring with PanPastels applied with Sofft Art Sponges. The die-cut butterfly, Creative Dies 51-006 Flutters, was painted with crimson acrylic paint and placed on a band accented with tiny pearl dots made with 3D paint.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. July 23, 2013 5:10 am

    This is wonderful, just love the colour combination!

  2. Lynn G. permalink
    July 23, 2013 6:20 am

    Very pretty – I love the colour combo as well .

  3. July 23, 2013 8:12 am

    Loving the beautiful design and the bright colors!! 😉 thanks fir sharing and have a fabulous week!! 😉

  4. July 23, 2013 12:31 pm

    Trying again to leave a comment here – they seem to just get deleted.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. July 23, 2013 12:42 pm

    I love the way that the red butterfly is echoed by the red edging of the notepad holder as a whole as well as the red edging of the crisp white strip behind the butterfly. The 3D paint provides a lovely sparkle hinting at the iridescent nature inherent in the butterfly image.
    Paula (PEP)

  6. July 23, 2013 2:59 pm

    Wowzer! Elizabeth’s use of color always inspires me & I love this little notebook!

  7. July 23, 2013 5:01 pm

    CuteCuteCute! Love the colors used!

  8. Wida permalink
    July 23, 2013 9:15 pm

    Oh that’s so pretty!!!!!!

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