Thursday, 12 July 2012

Lilac and Pink


This is a card I've made using two of the flower stamps from the new Penny Black Transparent set Petal Party.  I needed something to do during the more tense moments whilst Andy Murray was playing in the Wimbledon final last week so I stamped out several of the large flowers on to lilac pearlescent card and embossed them using white embossing powder and stamped a few of the smaller flowers on to white card and also embossed them with white embossing powder.  Two of the darker shades of ink from the Brilliance Twilight ink pad were sponged over the flowers to give a shaded effect.  Once the flowers were cut out they were layered up and arranged to form a ring around the sentiment.

To make the co-odinating backing paper the smaller flower was stamped and embossed over a piece of white card and the same ink was sponged over the flowers and the background area.  I chose these colours to use up pieces of backing paper I had from other projects.  The Happy Birthday and spotted paper is from two Cuddly Buddly downloads, A Patchwork of Papers Pink and A Patchwork of Papers Purple.  The gingham paper was printed from a Crafter's Companion Papercraft CD.

The sentiment was stamped using a small Hobby Art stamp using the same shades of ink.  The ink was also sponged around the sentiment and the scalloped edges of the base card.  The little flower embellishments were punched using an X-cut small flower punch.  To add some sparkle to the flowers sequins, beads, pearls and crystal peel offs were added to the centres.  Stitching around the backing papers and an elastic tied around the spine were the final touches.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges

Thanks for Reading
Liz xx

42 comments:

  1. Very pretty. Love the flowers. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Crafty Catz this week.
    Diane

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  2. WOW!! This is stunning Liz. I love the white embossed flowers and the colours are gorgeous

    Sue

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  3. A lovely card Liz, such pretty colours.
    Kath x

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  4. This is lovely Liz. Love the colours you have chosen and the design is beautiful
    Eileen x

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  5. Cute, thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  6. What a beauty! Love the soft purple and pink tones. Those flowers look amazing with the embossing on them. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show! Hugs, Sandra

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  7. Great colors. Love the bling. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Celebrate The Occasion!

    Tonya
    CTO DT

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  8. Very elegant & sophisticated card! Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again. Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  9. Beautiful pastels and a gorgeous creation, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have 1000 follower candy if you are interested :)

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  10. Wow, this is so gorgeous,lovely colours also. Thanks for sharing it at LIIU and good luck. HUgs, Marion

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  11. oooh so gorgeous, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  12. I love the colours on that Brilliance ink pad. Very pretty flowers. Kate x

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  13. Such a pretty card Liz, love the design created with the flowers. Casrolxx

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  14. What a gorgeously pretty card Liz, fab use of the image!! xx

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  15. So pretty! Thanks so much for joining the Sentimental Sundays "BINGO" Challenge!

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  16. Very pretty. TFS with us at CTO this week.

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  17. Love your fabulous card Liz.
    luv
    Debby

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  18. absolutely noble and elegant!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  19. gorgeous card iz.i love your pretty colours and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  20. Really beautiful card.Love the embossing.So pretty.Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow embossing challenge.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

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  21. Fantastic flowers


    Thankyou for joining us at Rubys Rainbow

    Hope to see you again soon

    Ang x

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  22. Gorgeous card, love the flowers.

    Thanks for joining us at Celebrate the Occasion this week, Rachel xxx

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  23. Fabulous card
    Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby’s Rainbow challenges for our * Emboss It * challenge
    Hope you will join us again
    Hugs Shaz x

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  24. gorgeous card liz...thank you for joining in the July Challenge over at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

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  25. Wow!! Such a beautiful card hunnie..love the embossing and the matching paper...stunning!!
    Thanks for sharing such a beautiful card with us this week at Make it Monday...

    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!

    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

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  26. Fantastic stamping, love the colour combo and design too. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU, good luck with the challenge. Hugz Suzanne. Have you checked out our big announcement at LIIU.

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  27. That is so pretty and delicate looking. Just popped over from MIM to say Hi. Hugs Mrs A.

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  28. Pretty card! I saw your card at MIM!
    Shirl~

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  29. Liz, this is stunning! Love the colours you've used. I saw your link at MIM. I'm #82 this week, I'd love it if you stopped by.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  30. Beautiful color combo and the flowers are just lovely, really pretty card! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Happy Birthday" Challenge :)

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  31. oops me again liz.
    Thanks for joining in my stitching challenge this week at Crafts and Me :D


    xx coops xx

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  32. Hello. I popped by from MIM to see this beautiful card..Loz

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  33. Hi there! Saw you on MIM. Just wanted to let you know I have blog candy if you're interested. :)
    My Blog Candy

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  34. This card is stunning! I love the colors! Thanks for sharing such a beautiful card on MIM this week!

    :0) Celeste

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  35. Hi Liz just popping back to say that I love your fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us at Card Makin' Mamas for our Rubber Challenge hugs Susan x

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  36. A great card Liz. I love how you have used this stamp set. Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black and More. Clare x

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  37. hi LIZ...saw your card in MIM... wow..!!! wow...!!!wwwwooooowwww...!!!!...love the pretty patterned flowers in your card... very pretty...:)

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  38. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to come visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #89, #90, #91, #151, #154, #155, #173, #254 and #255.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  39. Hello I Popped by from MIM to see this Beautiful card ...Faye

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  40. I saw your card at MIM and loved it, what a gorgeous card. Good luck in the challenge. JOx

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  41. Beautiful card, love the flower stamp and it is gorgeous embossed.
    Thank you for joining the Summer Blooms challenge over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck. x Susan x

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  42. Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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