Saturday 22 March 2014

Summer Brights

Good afternoon everyone

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so fair and getting lots of crafting done.  This morning I have spent catching up of some of the unfinished jobs.  

I have managed to get one card made this morning with the theme of a Daughters Birthday.  With all the lovely sunshine at the moment, I have chosen bright pinks, greens and lots of flowers.

I have started with a square piece of white card stock which I have embossed using the Die'sire Flower Power embossing folder.  Next using a pink ink pad, I have added colour to the edges and then layered onto a piece of green Centura Pearl card.

Next, I have taken a panel of pink Centura Pearl card and randomly stamped a floral pattern with Perfect Medium and heat embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Arctic Pearl Lustre embossing powder.  A piece of green ribbon has been wrapped around one corner of this pink card.

The image is a digital stamp from Sherri Baldy which I have coloured using ProMarkers and then cut her out.  To add interest, I have glued some silver seed beads to her hair and the flowers on her dress.

Next, Using the Spellbinders Fleur De Lis Rectangles, I have cut the largest from the green Centura Pearl card.  I have then added a panel of white card to the centre.  The digital stamp has been layered onto this using Pinflair glue to give dimension.

For the flowers, I have stamped the Heartfelt Creations Sun-Kissed Fleur with Perfect Medium onto white card stock and heat embossed with the Cosmic Shimmer Arctic Pearl Lustre.  I have then added colour using the same pink ink pad as the background.  I have layered up four flowers and using Pinflair glue, added seed beads to the centres.  To smaller flowers have been made in the same way from the pink Centura Pearl cards.  Glitter glue has been added to the petals of the flowers.

Four of these flowers have been placed in the bottom right hand corner of the card along with some leaves cut using the Heartfelt Creations Sweet Juliet die set.  The other two have been placed in the top right hand corner of the card.

To finish the card, I have cut a Happy Birthday from pink Centura Pearl using the Whimsy Stamps Birthday Sentimentables and Daughter from green Centura Pearl using the Tattered Lace Family Sentiments.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes / Use 2D or 3D Flowers
Sentimental Sundays - Cute And Cuddly
My Besties UK Challenge - Flower Power
Artistic Inspirations - For The Kids
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs - It's All About Spring
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
Scrappy Moms Stamps - All That Glitters
4 Crafty Chicks - No Pattern Paper
Tuesday Throwdown - Tic-Tac-Toe (Die Cuts, Flowers, Ribbon)
{PIN}spirational Challenges - Photo Inspiration
Divas By Design - Flower Power
The Paper Shelter - More Then 5 Flowers
The Stamping Chef - Anything Goes
Paper Pretties - Create Your Own Background
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog - Make A Square Card
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Milk Coffee Challenge - At Least 2 Flowers
Alphabet Challenge Blog - C For Country Flowers
Delightful Challenges - Welcome Spring
Moving Along With The Times - Photo Inspiration
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
Craft Mojo - Spring Flowers
Stampin' For The Weekend - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Bling It Up
Natalie And Amy - Flowers
Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog - Girly 'Pretty In Pink'
Besties Challenge - Baby And Kids Cards
Stamping Sensations - Pretty In Pink
In The Pink - Kiddies Corner

That's all for now.


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