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Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Messy Play!

After doing my card for Less is More I wanted to enter The Stamp Man Challenge which is 'Resist'. I haven't done this technique for ages and I needed to play with my new stamps and ones I bought at Harrogate that hadn't been inked up!
When I 'play' I usually do a few extra pieces which I will use up in a couple of weeks, but this is the only one I finished today so that I can enter the challenge - just!
I have used Hobby Art stamps and embossed in white, then 'shadow' stamped the image again with DI Dusty Concord, which I then used on the white card. The sentiment is computer generated and again I distressed with the Dusty Concord. The background was mauve card stock which I stamped  with a smaller flower using the same ink. I added Glamour Dust and some vellum butterflies after colouring the vellum with the ink, these are also glittered.
I am also entering this card in the Lets Ink It Up challenge - Embellish it - No Digis
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
By the Cute & Girly Monthly challenge - Anything Goes

That's it for now - a glass of wine awaits!
Will do some catching up with you lovely bloggers tomorrow.

Avril x


Lisa Jane said...

oh wow - you are on a roll Mrs ! This is another stunner - beautiful stamp and gorgeous colours
Lisa x

Shirl said...

Absolutely stunning Avril, love your colour combo - enjoy your glass of wine. Thanks for sharing with us at Let's Ink It Up.
Hugs Shirley x x

Fleur said...

Wow Avril, this is stunning
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

This is a great techique and works well for this image, love it
Jenni xx

DesignerDiva said...

WOW Avril someones been busy while I've been away!!! This is fabulous - stunning I love that technique and gorgeous colour
Hugs Laurie x

Lisa aka Myran said...

Really pretty CAS card, lovely!! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

Mary J said...

So very beautiful, Avril! Those butterflies are placed perfectly!

Kaz said...

Beautiful card, this one really jumped out of the crowd. So pretty.
kaz x

Anonymous said...

Oooh, Avril! This is so striking and just gorgeous! Love that technique. x

Angela Weimer said...

Such a beautiful card. The flowers look like they are 3D. thanks for sharing and ahve a lovely day. Angela

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful colours and i love the technique you've used! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
claire xx

Emma said...

Fabulous card and I love the technique...really stunning!
Hope you have a great weekend and thank you so much for your recent comments on my blog!! :)
Love Emma xx

Jules said...

Hi Avril

I love the finished look of this card.

Great technique and fantastic colouring.

Love Jules xx

Jean Straw said...

This is a really pretty card, I love the colour and lovely stamp. Jean x

Mandi said...

Beautiful card Avril
Great technique
mandi x

Patsi said...

Gorgeous, lovely colours and great stamping. Thanks fir sharing at LIIU x

xxxtglxxx said...

this is very inspirational and brilliant Avril :) gorgeous!

I love how the image looks so cold and frosty in the white and it really pops out. Great layout and it works so well in that shape card.



Rica said...

Hi Avril, gorgeous card, love the colours and your fantastic resist stamping - it gives such a wonderful misty morning feel!!
Heather xx

Hannapanna said...

This is beautiful. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month. Hugs, Hanna