Inspiration for tonight’s card came from the Altnew Challenge.
When the Sketchy Floral stamp set arrived yesterday, it changes my plans a little as I just had to play! I stamped it in Versamark and then heat embossed with Copper embossing powder. The flowers are water coloured with Distress Inks and the leaves with Brilliance Cosmic Copper Ink. Of course I added a little Wink of Stella to the flowers to give a little bit more sheen.
The piece is very large so I fussy cut it and divided it into sections. This card features about half the image, so there’s another card in the pipeline!
I raised the middle panel and flowers and added some copper thread.
Challenges: Altnew Inspiration – August 2017, Simon Says Stamps Wednesday- Anything Goes, Addicted to Stamps and More – Make Your Mark and CAS(E) this Sketch ctd#236.
PS When I visited the blog to enter my card at Altnew, I realised that Erum had used the same set for her card. I hope that doesn’t matter.
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As soon as I saw your card I knew that it was for the Altenew challenge, you have embraced the inspiration perfectly Helen!
Thanks again Therese. You’re very kind and supportive. x
Can see why you were keen to play with this new set Hel – gorgeous for the Altenew challenge.
Thanks so much Lin. You’re such a support on my Blog journey. x
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Just like Therese, I knew where your inspiration came from the minute I saw it. You’ve done such a fantastic job with your card, Helen. Using copper instead of gold was a great choice. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.
Absolutely stunning! The colours are breath-taken-away beautiful! Thank you for sharing this gem in the ATSM gallery!
Thanks so much Carol. I’m so pleased you liked it.
OMGoodness Helen this is stunning. So many beeeeeeeeeeeeautiful elements here and I so love your amazing colouring. Love everything you have done here. The bronze embossing is perfect. Great fussy cutting. You certainly NAILED the Altenew Challenge.
Ina you are very kind with your supportive comments. I’m so pleased you like it.