Sunday, 26 October 2014

Wish Big

Hi there

This morning I'd like to share a card I've made to combine a few challenges.

The photography isn't great, as usual I had trouble with the purples looking more blue so I used artificial light (something I usually hate to do!) but in this case it warmed up the colours to look more true to life.





I stamped the flowers in VersaMark onto vellum and heat embossed with black powder.  I then coloured the vellum with ProMarkers.  I coloured on the reverse first but the colours weren't vivid enough so I coloured on the front and then on the reverse a second time.  I then fussy cut these out.  On a flat base I stamped the flourish which came from the same stamp set as the flowers.  I positioned the flowers where I wanted them and stamped the sentiment.  I then adhered the flowers with glue dots and added black gemstones to the centres.

Materials used:

  • Stamps: Honey Doo Crafts - Flowers for Design; Clearly Besotted - Dandelion Dreams
  • Ink: VersaMark; Versafine - Onyx Black
  • Embossing Powder: Stampin' Up - Black
  • Coloured with ProMarkers
  • Vellum and gemstones from stash

Challenge entries:

Colour Me...! - Challenge #43
















Crazy for CAS - Challenge #56 - Sketch















Addicted to CAS - Challenge #50 - Vellum


Right, off to do some overdue housework (again!) but hopefully I will find some crafty time later.  Thanks, as always, for visiting.  Your comments are always so appreciated x


24 comments:

  1. Fabulous !!!!!! The embossing looks amazing on the vellum and the flowers are so beautifully coloured. Thanks so much for joining us at ATCAS with this gorgeous CAS creation.

    Marie

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  2. Love those delicate swirls and vellum flowers. :)

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  3. Amazing Anita-so dramatic and fab embossing. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS x

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  4. This is really a very beautiful card!
    Thank you for joining us at CFC,

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  5. Stunning card Anita...I love your purples, so striking.

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  6. Gorgeous, Anita...absolutely gorgeous!
    ~c

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  7. I LOVE these gorgeous flowers! They look amazing on the vellum! Thank you for joining us at Colour Me...! this week! XX

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  8. This is so beautiful! The flowers make a stunning statement on your card! Thanks for joining us at Colour Me...!

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  9. This is absolutely GORGEOUS, Anita! Your vellum flowers are so pretty and the flourish just takes this card right over the top! Stunning card!!!

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  11. Beautiful card you made for this challenge, I realy like it.
    Greetings from Holland

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  12. Gorgeous card Anita. LOVE the colours of your pretty vellum flowers ... beautiful with the black embossing. And the flourish-y sentiment is perfect match. Loll xx

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  13. l love your take on the sketch! Thanks for joining Crazy for CAS.

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  14. Beautiful and sooo eye-catching !x

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  15. Wow, what a stunning card! I love the way you've colored the flowers!

    Good luck with the challenge!

    Hugs, Evy
    Guest DT Crazy for Cas

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  16. Very very cool! What a great card, love it. Thanks for joining CFC.

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  17. So elegant and I love your colour choices.

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  18. Lovely technique you've used. Makes a beautiful card. Thanks for joining CFC.

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  19. Such an elegant card! I love the black embossing on vellum. Thanks for participating in the current CFC challenge!

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  20. Wow such an awesome card I love it. Thanks for joining us over at Crazy for CAS.

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