I have this pretty rose digital image which I printed in grey onto the 120gsm material and thought I would use my Inktense pencils with a waterbrush keeping the brush as dry as I could and taking the ink from the pencil on to the brush before adding it to the image. It started off well but as I went along it did warp in one spot and it would not flatten out so I ended up fussy cutting the image out. I used a snippet of white card to make a frame using a Spellbinders Captivating Squares which I don't think is available anymore, and I used the second slightly smaller die within the frame and dry embossed it by running it through my machine. I added this twisted so that it made this diamond shape and used some silicone glue to attach the rose to the frame which gave it a bit of dimension. I finished with a sentiment stamped with Versamark and heat embossed using WOW Platinum Metallic Embossing Powder.
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Gorgeous card, Pat. The flower is beautifully coloured and I love the die cut frame. I know what you mean about the white card, there are so many different shades. xx
Beautiful card Pat. It is so pretty and elegant with the lovely framing. Your rose is gorgeous with your highlights of colour to bring it to life. xx
A beautifully coloured rose. Finding decent white card to go through the printer yet be heavy enough to take a bit of water can be a pain and as you mention there are so many different degrees of whiteness to contend with as well. Guess all these things are sent to try us 😉
Such a pretty card Pat. I struggled to find a printer that would take card but I finally managed to find a Canon MG3050 that does the trick. It's a top feeder that will take 300gsm. I don't use it very often for my card making, mainly just to personalise cards when I need to. The rose on your card is beautiful and the embossing in the background gives your card the perfect finish x x
Amazing colouring and such a beautiful frame.
My printer won't take card stock, I'm always so envious when I see printed images.
The rose is beautifully colored, Pat! I love all the details on each petal and the brown hue in the leaves! Adding more texture by dry embossing the die cut mat was a great idea! I'm sorry that the mixed media paper didn't work for you.
Wow, lovely colouring with the Inktense pencils! Lovely frame too. Your card is very pretty and elegant, love it!
My Canon printer takes almost everything, I'm lucky I guess. I have mixed media paper, but prefer whiter paper too. The worskhops Vanilla arts provide are often with a background where you have to use cardstock that takes water. I usually make my own background then, on Neenah cardstock, which is white.
This is a very pretty card Pat, lovely floral image and beautifully coloured. Lovely die cut doily in the background and a super design.
I have this paper and it goes through my printer like a dream, it's a lovely paper, Kate x
The die cutting and dry embossing sure draws your eyes into the beautiful flower and I like how you angled it Pat. Pretty water colouring with the pencils and I am glad you have found the 12ogsm card will happily go through your printer x.
beautiful and so very elegant.
Your rose is beautiful! And I love the design... Gorgeous card Pat
Absolutely stunning colouring and fussy cutting Pat! it is a really beautiful and elegant card, and your rose looks perfect!
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