Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Pretty Peonies - Take 2

 

Hi there....

I've been doing a little bit of playing again....  I spotted a card by the lovely Laura Fadora recently, and was inspired to try the technique she used which is emboss resist.

I stamped the images with Versamark - then used clear embossing powder to heat emboss.  Then I coloured the images using Distress Ink Pads applied with a sponge.  It's really easy, as you don't have to worry about staying in the lines, as after the colour is applied, the images are fussy cut - and in actual fact, if a tiny border outside the embossed shape is there - it actually looks good!  I used a similar layout to Laura (with some differences) as I was so impressed with her card - thanks Laura!

I used a Tim Holtz stencil sponged through with pale pink on my white card before adding the flowers with 3D foam pads.. then I tried a splatter - which everyone I see makes look so easy.......  well, I haven't mastered it yet, and unfortunately got splatters where I didn't WANT splatters!  Please ignore those!


Card Info
Image - Mama Elephant Pretty Peonies
Colouring - Distress Inks - Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves, Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn
Die - MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangle
Sentiment - done on PC
Sequins

I have a busy week this week, dashing here and there - but looking forward to a lovely day on Thursday with old friends.

Big hugs

8 comments:

  1. Lovely card and I love those pinks! xx

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  2. This is soooo pretty, gorgeous colours, gorgeous flowers, fab background.....LOVE it.
    Lorraine x

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  3. This is so pretty, Christine! I just love this card style and peonies are one of my favourite flowers - not mastered the splatter technique either...some people make it look effortless and I end up with a splodge on a card! And of course, I love the fact that it's PINK! Hugs, Lisa x

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  4. This is beautiful Christine! I also saw Laura's card and I've been wanting to give it a try. You've just encouraged me try this technique!

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  5. SUBLIME ta carte et ta colorisation est parfaite!

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  6. Just stunning and the background adds so much too!

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  7. Very stylish!!! Loving it xxx

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