FYI – Chase the Gloomies Away

It is time for another For Your Inspiration challenge. Check out the latest challenge -> FYI27. This challenge is sponsored by The Cutting Cafe.

This photo is so dramatic! I love the dark clouds in the background with the lighthouse still in the sun. I decided to go with the rain theme.

I used lots of shades of grey – and touches of color. I stamped the umbrella and galoshes on white paper so their white would pop.

While I did use two grey papers, this card is done with only one grey ink! The clouds and umbrella handle are generation impressions (the dark cloud is after stamping off once, the small cloud twice and the umbrella handle 3 times).

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A Little About the Challenge: The For Your Inspiration challenge is posted the first and third Thursday of each month; each challenge is open for two weeks. The first challenge of each month has a sponsor – and prize! To play, create a card based on the current challenge photo – however the inspiration hits you! Make sure you tell us in your blog post how you were inspired!

Chase the Gloomies Away
All supplies Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Scattered Showers, Scattered Showers Additions, Up Up & Away;
Paper: Smokey Shadow, Soft Stone, Lemon Tart, White;
Ink: Smokey Shadow, Harvest Gold, Spring Rain;
Other: Scattered Showers & Up Up Away dies;

5 thoughts on “FYI – Chase the Gloomies Away

  1. Karen, this is such a fun and fabulous take on the picture – the gorgeous yellow dotty umbrella would definitely brighten a wet gloomy day! Great use of the grey ink-pad too!
    Have a happy weekend – Sylvia x

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