Friday 4 August 2017

The Flower Challenge #11 'Focus on Background Stamping'

We have a new challenge for you over at 
'The Flower Challenge'
This month we want to see you........

(Please use our cue card above when entering our challenge.)

I just had to use my lovely new flower dies. I think
 these will be my new favourites from now on, so
 expect to see them a  lot.
Anyhow come and have a peek at my cards.
 I have a twofer for you this time!

The Flower Challenge, background stamping, CAS

White Linen card
TH Watercolour card
WPlus9 Warm Welcome leaf stamps 
Lil' Inkers Autumn Leaves stamps
Clear Embossing ink
Wow White Embossing Powder
TH Distress inks
Sizzix TH dies Wildflower
Neat & Tangled sequins

 I stamped and heat embossed  my watercolour card
 using my large leaf stamp. Then I watercolured all
 around them loosely using my TH Distress ink. 

Then I die cut all my flowers and blended some
 more watercolours on them all. I stuck them to my 
card layer and then stamped tiny  leaves to the side 
of my flowers. I stuck my watercolour card to an 
A6 top fold card base.A sprinklng of sequins and
 my card was finished.

I hope you like my card and please check out all
 my teamies beautiful creations too and leave them
 some comment love ;)
You have until the 25th August to join in our
 challenge. I will be back  with another reminder 
card on the 15th as always.

Here is another quick card I made with a stencilled
 and stamped background this time. I was pleased 
with the colour combo too.

The Flower Challenge, CAS

White Linen card
TH Watercolour card
Neat & Tangled 'Rice Paddies' stencil 
TH Distress inks
Versafine Onyx Black ink
Concorde & 9th Hello Lovely stamps
Penny Black sentiment stamp
Neat & Tangled sequins

Simple card really, I just used my TH distress inks
 over the stencil on my watercolour card, then stamped
my flowers in each corner. I then added  all that to my
 top fold card base. I added my sentiment and a
sprinkling of sequins and job done!



Canonbury creations said...

Wow Viv such pretty cards! Love all the detail on the first card especially the addition of the tiny stamped leaves. Such a unique stencil on the 2nd card with those fabulous colours, beautiful stamped flowers too xx

cotnob said...

Beautiful cards Viv, fabulous backgrounds and pretty colours.
Have a lovely weekend.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Ruth said...

What fabulous inspiration! Absolutely gorgeous colours and beautiful design. I really love the leaf background in your first card. It adds some grounding to the flowers, but I'm a huge fan of rainbow details on cards so I adore your second card. Xx

Bonnie said...

Love, love, love this, Viv! Wonderful colors and I love the watercolor wild flowers against the subtle stamped background!

Aileen said...

Wow Vivienne two stunning cards. Absolutely blown away with your second card, how did you achieve that amazing look with those colours, it looks fantastic then having that flower stamped over the top, mind blowing. wow xxxxx

I Card Everyone said...

Viv, congrats on that win - how fantastic! Two more winners here, girlfriend! The gorgeous green garden you've created is spectacular! Card 2, is just as pretty =]

Cara said...

Two stunning cards, love the colours you chose x

Gerrina said...

Two cards with special techniques and such original effects/dessigns!! Love the colours you picked; they look both so sunny and fresh! Hope you have a relaxing sunday!

Mac Mable said...

Fabulous cards. Absolutely love the first one, the technique, the pretty colours and finished off with the gorgeous die cut. Thank you for the inspiration on both of these stunning cards x

Mac Mable said...

Meant to say love your new pretty blog header too x

TaeEun said...

Two beautiful cards with similar color combo yet in totally different look !!! Love the softness of the first card and the design idea to stamp the big floral cluster in black on the second card! Awesome cards, Vivien!!!

Dawn Frost said...

I love both cards but I'm going to try the second one, you've inspired me!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

GORGEOUS, such beautiful colours and design.

AlisonC said...

That first card is a stunner, wonderful colours. Beautiful colours and layout on the second too.

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