Saturday, February 21, 2015

Petal Birthday

Hi there and welcome back!  I've been working with my Blendability markers on various stamped images, including the sweet stems of flowers and leaves from Peaceful Petals, one of my favorite stamp sets from the Occasions catalogue last year.

After stamping the leaves image in Memento Tuxedo Black, I covered it with a mask, inked up the flower stem and stamped it over and to the side of the leaves.

I decided to use the bright pink of Melon Mambo, which really makes the flowers pop off the page.  The leaves and stems were colored with Wild Wasabi.

After the coloring was completed, I hadn't yet decided on a card design but then spotted this week's challenge at CAS(E) this Sketch and thought it would be the perfect layout to highlight the flowers after flipping it on the side.

A Whisper White card base was covered with a piece of long retired designer paper in So Saffron.  A strip of Delicate Details Lace Tape was adhered across the middle, then the sentiment was stamped right on the dsp.  After cutting the floral image with an Oval framelit, it was popped up with dimensionals.  A Melon Mambo Button and Basic Pearls added the finishing touches.

As always, your visit and comments are so appreciated!  Be sure to use the link above to visit the CTS blog and check out all the amazing inspiration, plus there's still time to join in.



Product details:
Stamps:  Peaceful Petals, Gifts of Kindness
Paper:  Whisper White, Bella Birds designer series paper
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black; Blendability markers:  Wild Wasabi, Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight
Other:  Delicate Details Lace Tape, Brights button, Linen Thread, Basic Pearls, Ovals Collection framelit


Leigh Penner said...

Beautiful card! Lovely take on the sketch!

donna mikasa said...

Wonderful take on the sketch--those flowers are just gorgeous!

I Card Everyone said...

So beautiful, Stef.. every detail... even those perfectly placed pearls!! Thanks for 'playing cards' with us at CTS!
=] Michele