Saturday, 15 November 2014

WMSFC - Theme ....

.... Hello again.  I'm back with my post for our new Waltzingmouse Fanatics challenge - WMSFC#31.  This time we've got a theme for you to play with - the theme is flowers.  Here's my take:

Mothers - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Roses in Bloom, Pic-Nic Patterns, Crackle Background
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Crisp Cantaloupe, Always Artichoke; Versamark; Memento - Tuxedo Black
Dies: Lil Inkers - Stitched Rectangles #3
Accessories: White Lustre Card; SU Card - Always Artichoke, Crisp Cantaloupe; Copic Markers; Winks of Stella - Clear


I used the colours in our challenge graphic - I took the photo at a tulip farm in Holland, Michigan in May 2013 - for my card.  I based the layout on a recent sketch from My Favourite Things Wednesday Sketch Club - MFTWSC#201.  I used the large crackle background over the entire card base in pale peach.  I cut green and peach mats using a die, stamping a pattern on the green and adding a white panel with verse to the peach panel.  The rose, rose bud and leaf were stamped on white card, coloured with Copic markers and assembled to make one focal image.  I added sparkle to the rose and rose bud with a clear Wink of Stella brush.  I adhered the finished roses with dimensional gel.  On the inside I cut a mat layer of green card and on the white panel added another rosebud, leaving a large blank area for my message.  Also below is a close up of the rose showing the sparkle.

Mothers inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's GemsMothers detail - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

For more inspiration with our flower theme - check out the blog for projects from Kathy and Tara.  I'd like to remind everyone that you must use at least one Waltzingmouse image, sentiment or digi on your projects.  That's all for now - have fun!

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3 comments:

Tenia Nelson said...

SO SO PRETTY!!!!

Sue W said...

Beautiful Deborah.....Love your choice of colours!

Cherwell Leys Alpacas said...

Hi Deborah, this is a lovely card. Great use of the background stamps and the lovely flower is a super focal point. Love the added sparkle.
Kathy x

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