Saturday, April 6, 2013
This week the challenge at Sugar Creek Hollow is called Fabulous Flourishes and I have made this card to share with you. Don't forget we want you to add flourishes to your vintage or shabby chic creation.
I cut the card blank using some grey card stock (Recollections) and then made the background by sponging Aged Mahogany Distress Ink (Ranger) over some of the same card stock using a flourish cut with a Venetian Motifs Die (Spellbinders) as a mask. I sponged it lightly a second time and then added some stamped flourishes (Inkadinkado). I wish I had stamped these flourishes closer to the corners but you can still see them peeking out.
The focal image (Create with TLC) is mounted on a fancy scalloped mat that I cut with my Cameo using a file from Monica's Creative Room as my starting point and this is mounted on top of another panel that has been embossed with a Victoria embossing folder (Cuttlebug) and lightly sponged with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink (Ranger).
The stick pin (Excelsior Wholesale) has a couple extra beads (My Stash) added to it and sits atop a feather (Dollarama). Some little red roses (Excelsior Wholesale) complete the bow (Fabricland). For one final flourish I added one made of black gems (Dollarama) to the focal image.
I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:
365 Cards - Sponging & Embossing
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Delightful Challenges - All About Music
Shelly's Images - Use Scallops
Penny's Paper Crafty - Red, White & Black
Rhedd and Rosie's - Vintage/Shabby
Love's Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Lady Anne's Challenges - Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper - Black, White & One More