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Thursday, 5 March 2009

Lilac and Green Quadrants

This is my entry to the current Truly Scrumptious Blog Challenge #2, which is a sketch. There is also the added requirement of adding handmade buttons, which can be made from any material.



Squares were cut from two matching papers from the Dovecraft Designer Aquamarine Floral Prints paper pack. These were matted onto green paper and then onto a square of lilac paper. A length of green picot-edge organza ribbon from the ChatterBox Olive Green ribbon selection was attached across the bottom of the panel. The sentiment was taken from the Clear Choice! Birthday stamp set and stamped using Versafine Imperial Purple ink onto the green paper and matted onto the lilac paper.

A circle was cut from white card and the flowers from the Papermania Party Petals Snag 'Em Stamp Duo set was selectively inked and the individual flowers stamped and watercoloured. This was matted onto a circle of flourish vellum from the Papermania Exquisite Vellum pack. The flowers were stamped again, coloured using ColorBox Fluid Chalk inks (Wisteria, Lime Pastel and Olive Pastel) and ColorBox Pigment inks (Celadon and Heliotrope). The flowers and leaves were cut out and decoupaged over the top of the stamped image. The circles were attached to the card. The decoupaged flowers and selected flowers on the patterned papers were highlighted with Craft Planet Irridescent glitter glue.

The three handmade buttons, which were part of the brief for the challenge, were created by stamping the images from the See D's Vintage Morsel stamp set, stamped using ColorBox Wisteria Fluid Chalk ink, cut out and threaded with green embroidery thread.

Here is the sketch that the card was based on:

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

stunning card love the colour. Aunty Sue

Christine said...

Ohhh love this Kathleen very pretty
colour combo.

Christine xx

annies place said...

Love the blue, beautiful card x

Dawn said...

Beautiful card - love the image and the colours.

thanks for joining us this week

Dawn

Mina said...

gorgeous card...love the colours you have used...thanks for joining in the challenge this week xxx

Michele said...

Lovely card, love the colours.
Michele x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is just so gorgeous!
hugs
kim x

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous card. Love the flowers and the colours you've chosen too. Good Luck :)
Carol x

kay said...

beautiful card and love the colour combo.good luck.
kayx

debby4000 said...

Stunning card, wonderful job with sketch, love the colours.

Sharon said...

Such a pretty card Kathleen. Thanks for joining us this week.

Michele said...

Fabulous card Kathleen. Love the flower and the yummy papers. Thanks for taking part in the Truly Scrumptious challenge. Michele x

Danita said...

Beautiful card Kathleen!!! Love the purples and the buttons are GREAT!!! Thanks for playing in the TS challenge this week!!!

Beth said...

Wow, beautiful card! I love the colour scheme and the flowr image! Thanks for joining the TS challenge this week!
Beth xx

Ineke said...

This is al lovely card. Nice colours.

Rica said...

Gorgeous card Kathleen, such pretty colours and image - thanks for joining us at TS.
hugs Heather xx

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