Thursday 1 October 2015

Framed Rose Anniversary

Hi there.  I made this card for an anniversary a few weeks ago and never got round to showing it here.    I used a Chocolate Baroque stamp called Rose Stem Script and also a set of dies from Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson Elegant Lace Edger Configuration Dies.

I began by stamping the rose on to a snippet of white card using Versamark Ink and embossed using WOW White Embossing Powder.  I watercoloured it using a water brush and using Distress Inks in Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves, Walnut Stain and Mowed Lawn, and Adirondack Ink in Bottle.  I cut the Lace Edger dies, two of each using  some snippets of white card, and glued them to form a frame around the rose.  I finished the topper by cutting round the edge of the frame and added a silver sentiment and then mounted it on to a white square card and as it overlapped at the top and bottom I cut it down to fit.

Thank you for visiting here today.

Pat  x

I am entering the following challenges:

Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Week 196 where we use up our snippets of paper and card.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes.


Mrs A. said...

Very elegant. I like your water colouring of the rose. The embossing shows up beautifully. Hugs Mrs A.

Di said...

Wow Pat, this is just beautiful! LOVE how you've stamped and coloured that wonderful rose and the frame is a perfect way to make this super-special!


Di xx

Barb said...

That's lovely Pat. I love how you've embossed that beautiful image in white then water coloured it. The dies frame it so well. Barbxx

Caryn said...

Very, very pretty. The rose is coloured perfectly.
Thanks for joining in with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week!
Caryn xxx

Dr Sonia S V said...

wow the rose looks stunning and such an elegant frame you made for it
Dr Sonia

Liz said...

Gorgeous card, Pat. I love how you've framed the beautiful image. xx

Jacee said...

So lovely, what a very pretty rose.
hugs Jacee
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Loll said...

Love the soft watercolouring of your rose, Pat! Beautiful and elegant card. xx

maria's knutselplezier said...

So beautifull and elegant , I love the way you put the rose in with on the paper, she looks much more delicant and beautiful this way!!!


MaryH said...

(1) It's a lovely image (2) made even more beautiful by your soft watercoloring. That is just really stunning in the shading of the colors. (3) The wonderful look of that fab SW lace framing your flower added even more elegance, if possible. Superb work on this one! TFS & have a wonderful wkend.

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Pat, the rose is so pretty and perfect with the framed embossing, Cathy x

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Very beautiful and elegant card Pat. The effect of the rose embossed white on white and then coloured in is fabulous. Have a great Sunday, xx