Curt was tickled pink I mean red today when he saw that “roses” were needed. You see he is quite the gardener and has just recently developed the “black n white” long stem rose that is really rare. In fact it is so rare, no one has herd of it before. He has dubbed it the “Moo” Rose since it kind of resembles cow hide……go figure.
Instead of making a bouquet of them, which would be short lived, he decided he would give Sue an actual plant that would last a long time and produce many more roses if they follow the included instructions. The gift that just keeps giving!.....details….
To make this card I first dry embossed the long stemmed flowers and pot onto the cs. Then I drew Curt. Coloring of this was done with Bic markers. Cut it all out and set aside.
Printed out the rose template, added the black spots then made the spiraling roses. Printed out another regular looking rose and colored red since Sue likes red......and Curt likes extra cookies! hehe
The bg was made on a Gelli Plate using red acrylic paint and stamping rolled up cardboard which resembles a rose.
Put this altogether on a black card gluing Curt and potted flowers on front popping up the single rose. Then I glued on the b/w Moo roses. Done.
Well that wraps up another fun fun fun MMTPT. Little Cooper is coming over soon so I best get the house “toddler proofed” or else! Have a great day all…….TFL :0)
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 GMT Views: 418
Accessories: eb plate from Lasting Impressions, glitter pen, Gelli print, acrylic paint, brayers, rolled up card board, Bic & Sharpie markers, rose from internet, pop ups, rolled rose printed out and made
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11080
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 10:59 AM
He-HE...Oh Curt...you are sure a black hoofed green thumb. Do you have any cuttings or seeds of the " Moo " rose...it is so cool. Love the little red one for sue's vase too...always so thoughtful...;0)...wonderful job you 2...enjoy the day with the wee one...and TFS..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
Registered: April 18, 2011 Location: Melbourne, Aus Posts: 19618
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 1:59 PM
What a great way to start my day...seeing Curt with those stunning Moo Roses and reading your wonderful story. Everything here is such fun, you are so talented Cathy, I am constantly in awe of your work. The Gelli plate background looks fantastic too. Another Mutnik Fav!!!
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 17930
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 5:43 PM
I hope Curt enters his long stem Mooo - roses in a flower show. He is sure to win something! Cute card Cathy!
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 63476
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 11:47 PM
What fun - moo roses! I wonder what they smell like, LOL. They will be such fun to have growing in Sue's rose garden. I love the gelli plate background - not sure whether I spotted that or the fun roses first!
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11897
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 @ 3:11 PM
Adorable Cathy! You are so clever to create Moo Roses!!! They look so CUTE!!! Your background is pretty fabulous too! Extra sweet that you brought a red rose too! Fantastic card for Sue! So glad we all get to enjoy it here too!!!