Tuesday, 4 September 2018

The Flower Challenge #24 Anything Goes

Hi there friends, our long hot Summer has come to an end now (boo hoo) and we are into Autumn again. Just hoping for a nice long warmish Autumn now ;)

I am here to share my latest DT card for the September challenge over at 'The Flower Challenge'. It's an easy one this time and 'Anything Goes', we have more surprises there too. The very talented crafter Milla after being our Guest Designer last month has agreed to join our happy little team, we are so excited! 
 
Also we have a PRIZE this month for our lucky winner, check out all the details on our blog. Please be sure to make flowers the MAIN image on your card also read our rules so you don't miss out on a prize this time too! 
 
Anyway here is my card, it's my first time playing with the alcohol inks which have been sitting on my desk for weeks now! I am quite liking them too, so look out for more soon ;)

Thanks for any comments you may leave and of course.......enjoy your week whatever you have planned ;)
 

Flower challenge, AltENew, CAS, Alcohol inks


White Linen card 
Black card
Glossy Photo paper
AltENew Rose Flurries 3D dies
AltENew sentiment
Adirondack Alcohol inks
Alcohol blending solution
TH Distress inks
Clear embossing ink
Wow Opaque bright white  embossing powder
Paperlicious Frosty powder
Neat & Tangled sequins

I made an A6 tent fold card base then attached my top panel after making a background using my alcohol inks and some blending solution. I used a straw to move the colour around also. Then I die cut my roses and leaves and coloured them with my Distress inks.

I added some sparkle then layered them on my card topper. I heat embossed my sentiment onto some black card then attached that also. A sprinkling of sequins and it was complete.




 Here is our cue card below, please add it when entering our challenge.
You have until the 25th Sept to enter and we are back with
 reminder cards on the 15th.


12 comments:

Ericka Strange said...

Viv- I love the soft colors you created with the alcohol inks. Such a beautiful card with the blues, green, and pink. Gorgeous job!

Michelle W said...

So beautiful and soft Viv, I love it! You have inspired me to pull those alcohol inks out! There is so much inspiration over at the Flower Challenge, I’m going to be busy all month!

Rosemary said...

lovely card, viv… the alcohol ink background is beautiful!

Bobby said...

I can't believe it's your first time with alcohol ink, Viv. The background is soft and mixed beautifully and the flower is so vibrant and lovely.

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

Lovely watercolor background for your pretty flower!

Michelle said...

So beautiful!! Love your BG and perfect flowers.

Gerrina said...

Wow, I'm really late commenting...work really got in the way this week...
Love the watercolour and the grungy look!
Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Gerrina

Mac Mable said...

Love the soft delicate colours of the alcohol inked background. Fabulous vibrant rose and love the bling. Such a beautiful card x.

Aileen said...

Simply stunning, I don't think I have seen anyone use the alcohol inks so sorting and it looks beautiful. Love that flower you have used too.

Anke said...

Wonderful card, Viv. So lovely, beautiful flower and fantastic background ...

Karen D. said...

love this Viv...the watery blue bkg with the flower is just dreamy...so well done.
xx Karen

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning and gosh you will now be addicted to the alcohol inks, lovely result.x

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