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Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Blue Art Nouveau Flower

The theme for this week's Stamp Something Challenge is 'Flowers or Showers'. I opted for the flowers part of the challenge and used a stamp I bought ages ago but haven't got around to using until now (sound familiar anyone?).


The flower image by Papermania was stamped onto blue card using clear pigment ink and embossed using Personal Impressions Violet Pearl embossing powder. The image was coloured using Stamps Away mica powders. The dots, from the Papermania Marie Curie Daffodil set, were stamped in the corners and clear embossed.
The image was then matted onto royal blue alchemy pearl card.

Patterned papers from the Papermania Venetian Skies Creative Tones paper pad were matted onto a blue DL card and the flower panel was added on top. Corners were die cut using the Sizzix Sizzlet Elegant Enhancement #3 die using the light blue and royal blue cardstock.


The sentiment, taken from the Papermania Jesse Edwards mini set of stamps was stamped and embossed using Versacolor Black pigment ink and the violet pearl embossing powder.


I decorated the inside of the card by adding a strip of the patterned paper stamped with the flower stamp and ColorBox Lavender pigment ink, which was also stamped in the centre of the white paper. This was over-stamped with the sentiment from the Hero Arts Birthday Messages stamp set using Versafine Imperial Purple archival pigment ink.

2 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

I Kathleen a lovely card and the stamp is beautiful. Dianne xx

Anonymous said...

just found your site by accident! lovely card - I actually have this stamp too but haven't used it yet- this will be tomorrow's task as you've inspired me! Ang x

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