Friday, April 30, 2010

Clean & Simple Floral

This is a stretch for me; basically a single layer card and very clean. I do like the look, just not very comfortable for me. I tend to hide behind lots of layers and embellishments. It's always good to stretch our crafting brains a 'bit'. :o)
 Sketch Inspiration ~ 365 Cards Day 44 ~ White Space
365 Cards did a whole week of White Space Challenges recently. Talk about being uncomfortable! I have several still to do, but I can mark one as DONE.
Color Inspiration ~ Color Throw Down #90
Flowers: OCC Challenge ~ Blooming Blossoms; Diedrich Dare #33 ~ Spring; Stamp Simply #137 ~ April Showers Bring May Flowers: 3D Flowers
One Stop Craft Challenge #77 ~ Metallic

My Creation

Image Detail
The purple flowers are painted with metallic silver paint mixed with an SU reinker. I used brads and dew drops for the flower centers.
Stamps: Vintage Vogue (Stampin Up)
Paper: Stampin Up (Whisper White, Barely Banana)
Ink: Stampin Up (Old Olive, Soft Suede, Barely Banana)
Accessories: Silver Brads, Dew Drops
Techniques: Faux Suede


  1. WoWzA, this is gorgeous! Love how you painted the sparkly flowers ... very clever!

    Thanks so much for joining us in this week's "Stamp Simply" 3D Flower challenge!

  2. OH, how PRETTY is this! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE all that white space! Totally COOL! Thanks so much for playing the Stamp Simply Challenge this week!

  3. girl this is beautiful inside and out!!! :)

  4. Sorry you missed the link but its a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at the OSCC last week. luv gina xx

  5. You rocked both challenges! This is GORGEOUS! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!

  6. oh - it's GOOOOORGEOUS! I love how you interpreted the sketch! and I love the way you brought in spring! thanks for taking the dare last week!

  7. Beautiful and classy!! Love the CAS look of this creation... Thankyou for joining us at the Dare!!


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