This card is for this week's challenges. I finally sat down and stopped organizing my craft supplies and used some today. (Well I still did some organizing today, but at least I put ink to paper, too!) Using this week's Color Challenge colors, I stamped my main image on Crumb Cake CS with white craft ink and embossed it. Per Monday's Technique Challenge, I used my Aqua Painter to color the image, first with white craft ink and then when that was dry with reinkers in the challenge colors. I cut this piece in a circle and added a scallop border for this week's CAS challenge. I stamped a greeting.
The butterfly was punched out of Blushing Bride CS and then I inked a design element stamp from Simple Delights and lined the butter fly up on the center of that stamp. It created a beautiful pattern on the wings. I used a white gel pen to add some accents which you can sort of see. To create the strip for today's sketch challenge, I punched a pink layer with the large border scallop, ran it through an embossing rolder and then punched a layer of Wild Wasabi CS with the same punch and placed the pink on top of this. I added a bow and some pearls and here it is.
EDIT: When I went into the gallery to comment, I noticed that my card was missing a panel at the top. So I added white craft ink to the Fancy Fan EF and embossed a piece of Crumb Cake CS and added it. I felt as though something was missing anyways, so this looks more finished to me. I also added a leaf from a different image but the same set to the flower stems.
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 GMT Views: 2129
Registered: May 9, 2007 Location: Wisconsin Posts: 8038
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 @ 8:12 PM
Love this. So pretty! Love your bow!!
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Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Phoenix, Arizona Posts: 1823
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 @ 10:42 PM
Scrumptiously pretty card. You have so many little details that just add to the overall beauty of the card. I perfectly understand the need to place the organizing on hold to actually put some of our pretty stuff to use :)
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Registered: January 20, 2010 Location: Brampton, Ontario Posts: 16549
Sat, Jan 25, 2014 @ 1:11 AM
So many wonderful details adding up to a beautiful whole! Love that bow and the butterfly. Your image looks marvellous in those colours. Thank you for providing all that detail in your write up. It's appreciated!
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Sat, Jan 25, 2014 @ 4:02 PM
Oh my, how creative you are, conquering all these challenges in this one card!!! And how well you have accomplished this huge task, as it is no easy job sometimes. This card is so very pretty.... I appreciate your creative genius on this beauty..... TFS
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