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Friday, 13 October 2017

Floral Fun!

Hi All

Haven't been too crafty this week even though I had ideas in my head. But finally I got around to making a card I had been thinking about for the sketch at CAS-ual Fridays Sketch Challenge


I knew I wanted to use the Pretty Posies stamp set and dies from CAS-ual Fridays but also wanted to use my favourite flower stamp at the moment Full on Floral. I couldn't think of how to use this background stamp yet still keep the card CAS.....however DT member Michelle's card here gave me an idea-thanks Michelle .I stamped the floral background in versa marker onto maroon coloured card. I then heat embossed it using maroon embossing powder. I love how this looked, still keeping the card CAS but with a lovely textured and shiny background.

Next I heat embossed the flowers and leaves with the same embossing powder-I used scrap water colour card I had left over from the piece of water coloured for the Calling All Sistahs Challenge. Die cut and arranged.

I am quite happy how this turned out.

Have a fun day x

I will enter this into:

The Flower Challenge-CAS-ual Friday Full on Floral-celebrating their 1st Birthday-congrats!

         


8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! The colors are so stunning. Thanks for playing along at Casual Fridays Sketch Challenge.

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  2. I can see why the floral is your fav at the moment. So pretty! Thanks for sharing at ATCAS!

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  3. You should be happy with how this turned out, Sandie! I love all that texture and shine and the classic design!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Wow! I love the subtle texture on the background! It was a great idea to use a colored EP in the same color like the paper! Gorgeous card, Sandie! Thank you so much for celebrating with us at The Flower Challenge! Have a wonderful weekend :)!

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  5. Bold and dramatic, Sandie ... the shine in the background texture is fabulous! Hugs, Anita :)

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  6. What a WOW factor with the bold and brilliant reds. Your background is fabulous too! Thanks for playing along with everyone at the Casual Fridays Challenge.

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  7. The textured background is subtle and decorative, it's fun seeing you make a layered design, this turned out so beautiful!

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  8. That background looks so super! It is elegant and CaS and so warm; a clever way to use the flowers! Great card Sandie!

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