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Sunday, 4 December 2016

Hibiscus and Leafy Frame

Hi all.  I  was lucky enough to be chosen the winner of the October Stamping Sensations Challenge and so was asked to create a card for the December Challenge which is entitled Floral Fancies.  


I found a snippet of white card and embossed the Apple Blossom Leafy Frame and coloured it with Distress Inks and a waterbrush.  I used Mowed Lawn and a touch of Walnut Stain added to the green for some shading.   I adhered this to the white square base card.

I then used another snippet of white card and stamped the Apple Blossom Hibiscus flower image twice using Versamark and heat embossed with WOW Opaque White Embossing Powder.  I coloured the flowers with Picked Raspberry and a bit of Seedless Preserves DI, and then coloured the leaves with Adirondack Sunshine Yellow and the Mowed Lawn and Walnut Stain DI.  I fussy cut the two flowers out.

I then cut a sentiment mat with another snippet of white card using the second largest die from a Spellbinders set called Captivating Squares, and stamped a sentiment from the same freebie set using Versafine Smokey Gray Ink, and whilst it was still wet I covered it in WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder and heat set it.  I added the sentiment mat and adhered the flowers using some Pinflair Glue Gel to give them some shape and dimension.

I have really enjoyed being a Guest Designer for Stamping Sensations,  so thank you to Brenda for asking me, and please go and take a look at all the beautiful cards from their Design Team which will I am sure inspire you to enter a card this month.

Thank you for visiting my blog today and I'll be back soon. 






I am entering the following challenges:

Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Week 258 where we use our snippets of card and paper etc.
Addicted to Stamps and More - No 222 Make Your Mark.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes.


18 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Pat. Your flowers and frame look gorgeous set against the coloured embossed panel.
    Janice x

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  2. Stunning card Pat. Congrats on your win.
    Hugs Flo x

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  3. Congratulations on your win Pat and very well deserved...your card is so pretty and love the colours

    Anne

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous, Pat! Such an elegant design and so beautifully made. You've done us proud for your well deserved guest DT spot.

    Lynne

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  5. Congratulations on winning the challenge, your card above is gorgeous. Take care, Shirleyxx

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  6. A really gorgeous card for this months theme Pat and super deign as well with that stunning floral frame.

    Thank you so much for creating a real beauty and being our Guest Designer at Sramping Sensations Challenge.

    B x

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  7. Congratulations on your well deserved win and your GD spot Pat! LOVE this beautiful card. I have that EF and have yet to use it! The colouring of the embossing was inspired! Have a wonderful week! Hazel xx

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  8. This is beautiful, Pat! There are so many delicate details and they are lovely colored!

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  9. Oh Wow on the GD spot, which I just saw over at Brenda's. Well deserved and what a beauty you've entered. Love the tropical border edging with this gorgeous flower. I think I've gone back to South Florida. Love the bright colors, the sunshine feeling you've evoked with the pretty design. TFS & Hugs

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  10. Lovely card Pat and I do so love the colours you've used. Really pretty!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  11. A gorgeous card, Pat! THanks so much for being Guest DT this month. You have done us proud x

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  12. Beautiful card! Such a lovely design! So pretty!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  13. This is so beautiful. Love your flowers and leaves all around as frame. Thank You for playing along with Addicted to Stamps and More!

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  14. This is such a pretty card. I love the way you added the foliage around the frame. It looks fabulous!

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  15. This is a gorgeous border, Pat, and you've watercolored it beautifully! Love the hibiscus flowers too! Congratulations on your GD spot!

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  16. Congratulations on your win Pat and on your Guest Design spot. Your card is absolutely gorgeous and I love the beautiful fresh looking colour combination you have used. Barbxx

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  17. Beautiful card have you made.
    Thank you for being a guest!

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