Sunday, January 17, 2016




Happy Sunday!  It has been a snowy day here in North Carolina.  We have our first snowman of the season.  I am playing along with a couple of blog challenges.   Papertrey Inks Create Along With Us Challenge.    I  chose this card by Danielle Flanders to CASE




 I just love trying to recreate looks without actually having the products yet.  I searched my PTI selection and decided to use Vintage Linens.  This was definitely a project made so much easier with a MISTI!  Especially since I used linen paper.  I always need to stamp at least twice to get a great impression.  For some reason, I do not own any outlined leaves in my vast array of PTI images?  Seriously!  How is this possible?  I decided to go bold with solid leaves for the background instead.  I stamped the outline background and masked when necessary to create depth and a layered look. 




I die cut and stamped my focal flower and leaves.  I used some foam mounting tape to pop the flowers up.  I added glitter to the center of the flower instead of sequins.  For the sentiment I used PTI Scripted stamp stamped with stormy sea ink.  I stamped over it, again with the MISTI in black because I needed a different softer gray.  I finished my card with a few silver sequins because I need some silver to play along with this week's ColourQ Challenge.  I do not have any coastal cabana so I used some hawaiian shores.  Thanks so much for the beautiful inspiration, Danielle!


As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty

 

15 comments:

  1. Wow, this is a gorgeous card and a fabulous CASE!

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  2. Oh Betty, this is stunning! A perfect CASE! Love it!!

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  3. What a striking card, Betty! I know what you mean when you say you didn't have stamps with outlined leaves. I found that to be my biggest challenge when coming up with one of the DT's cards as inspiration. Guess I need to order more supplies to remedy that situation for next time. :)

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  4. What a beautiful card. I love the pop of color against the black outline flowers.

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  5. LOVE this card, Betty. Beautiful pop of color on top of the black and white outlined flowers.

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  6. WOW, Betty, this is simply beautiful. I love it!

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  7. Hi Betty! Ha, funny. We had the same idea, I couldn`t believe my eyes when I saw your Card! :-) Very beautiful. In fact, I like the way you layered your flowers better than how I did it.

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous, Betty, like each and every one of your cards. I love visiting your blog and seeing what you're up to :)

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  9. Beautiful case, Betty! Love the detail and that pop of colour! Gorgeous!

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  10. Oh, this is gorgeous! You're making me regret selling this set...

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  11. This is one amazing card Betty...so beautiful and elegant. Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

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  12. This caught my eye in the color challenge. What a beautiful card, Betty! It's so elegant. I LOVE the solid leaves, they make such an impact. I live in NC too, no snow for us!

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