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Topflight Stamps - Pinky Inky

Hi Everyone,

I immediately fell for the inspiration picture from Inkspirational (see below) about Yayoi Kusama, a contemporary Japanese artist, who was supposed to exhibit this year at the New York Botanical Garden, but unfortunately the exhibit was cancelled, courtesy of COVID-19....

 I literally had this beautiful octopus stamp now for years and it was still waiting to be inked up....Immediately thought of it and pulled it out of hiding....

I used watercolor paper and stamped the huge octopus on it. It really is enormous! It did not quite fit on my A2 card. But most of it did. Good enough. I colored it with water colors. I used a little strip of designer paper on the side and used the same paper to heat emboss the sentiment.

Here are the stamp supplies I used:
Use code FUNSTAMPING to get 12% discount at Topflight Stamps.

Linking up with:

Simon Says Wednesday challenge - anything goes
Paper Funday - great outdoors
Inkspirational - see picture
Dream Factory - Aquaman

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conil said…
From llamas to versatile you are. Love this image, however, you must be really sad that the NY exhibition was cancelled. Remarkable coloring on this massive stamp. Must have taken you forever to finish.
Flo said…
Der Octupus sieht ein wenig aus wie ein Hirschkopf an einer Wand im entsprechenden Lokal!!!
Ich finde ihn lustig.
Rosmarie said…
Wow, wie gigantisch! Könntest sie gleich noch auf der Traumfabrik verlinken!! ...ja natürlich darfst du das!!! ;)
Donna Walls said…
Very Cool card and very interesting piece of contemporary art, too bad it was cancelled...thanks COVID! Thanks for inspiring us at The Paper Funday Challenges! Donna, DT
Regina said…
Perfect Summer card! Great image!
Thanks for playing along with us this month.
Regina DT-Member of Paper Funday Challenge
Shauna said…
Wow... what a fantastic card! I love that octopus and your coloring is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

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