Sunday 4 November 2018

The Flower Challenge #26 'A Special Occasion'

Hi there friends, I am here once more to share my latest DT card for 'The Flower Challenge'. I can't believe it's November will soon be Christmas, ...are you me neither lol!

Anyway onto my card, this month our theme is 'A Special Occasion', so Birthday, Christmas, Anniversary, New many options. See all the cards made by our talented Design Team if in doubt.

Right onto my cards, I made two in the end, do come and have a closer look...and of course enjoy your week whatever you have planned ;)

Floral Birthday card

CAS, Flower Challenge, Special occasion

Smooth White card
AltENew Floral Art stamps
Avery Elle Loads of Wishes stamp
AltEnew Watercolour inks
AltEnew Clear Embossing ink
Altenew Rose Gold E/P
Neat & Tangled sequins

I made my card base and another panel to go on top. I then stamped and embossed my flowers  and leaf. After that I watercoloured my flowers. I stamped my sentiment on another strip of spare card and added some watercolour to the edges then attached it to my card. A sprinklng of sequins and my card was complete.

Hydrangea Birthday card

Flower Challenge

Smooth White card 
AltEnew Mega Hydrangea stencil
Hero Arts Shadow ink Soft Sky
Lawn Fawndamentals Ballet Slippers ink 
Avery Elle Loads of Wishes sentiment stamp 
Versafine Onyx Black ink
Faber Castell pencils
 I made an A6 top fold card base and then added another smaller panel on top. I used my inks over my stencil, blending the colours as I went. Then I used my pencils to add some shading to my flowers.
Not used to using pencils so I went gently...need more practice I fear lol , but I did enjoy the process.
I added my stamped sentiment and my usual sprinkling of sequins and my card was finished.

 Please add our cue card below when entering our challenge.
you have until the 25th November. We are back on the 15th with
reminder cards.


Rosemary said...

beautiful set of cards, viv!

Mac Mable said...

Great water colouring on your first beautiful card. Love the elegance and colours on your second and the stencil looks fabulous X great inspiration, thank you X

cotnob said...

Beautiful cards Viv, I love the gorgeous colours.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Karen Brown said...

LOVE the bright orange birthday card!

Viv said...

Yummy cards my friend! x

sandy's crafty bits said...

Hi Viv … two super little cards … love the colours and if I HAD to choose a favourite it would be the first one but love them both … hope you have a great week … happy crafting and love sandy xx

Karen Dunbrook said...

lovely cards Viv, both so happy feeling and so beautiful.
xx Karen

Gerrina said...

Both beautiful; one sunny and realistic, the other so great graphic! Hope you are having a good week! Hugs, Gerrina

Ericka Strange said...

Gorgeous cards Viv! Love the beautiful colors of both of your cards. The stencil one is so pretty and I love the flow of it. Wonderful job!

Bobby said...

Beautiful cards, Viv.

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