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Inspired by Sunflowers

Hi friends!  It's Brenda here with my first post as a KGD designer.  What do you think of the gorgeous mood board we've been sharing with you?  I love the cool, crisp weather and the beautiful show that nature puts on during this season.


Though my home is in Hawaii now, I grew up in Kansas and had to take the sunflower and the gorgeous colors as my inspiration. 


I used Beautiful Blooms - Sunflower for my feature image.  I stamped the image on watercolor paper with my MISTI using Smokey Grey VersaFine ink and the heat embossed it with clear powder.    I used Koi watercolors to color the image and ended up fussy cutting them both.  The lovely sentiment is from the set, it was stamped in Memento Rich Cocoa.  I stamped the sentiment on a panel with distress ink on the edges.  I added a few sequins, from the Autumn Blessings mix which you may have noticed in the new release.  

I'm hoping you will find some inspiration from the mood board and that you will share your creations with us over on the Kennedy Grace Designs Facebook page.  Have a great week!

Aloha, 
Brenda

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