Sunday, November 23, 2014

Noel


Hello Friends

I wanted to make a card for this month's Craft Stamper Take It Make It  Challenge. I love this challenge it always pushes me in to making something I would never normally make. This month  you have to use a non Christmas stamp to make a Christmas themed image.

 I had to really go through my stamps and have a good think about this one. I finally came across this flower stamp. I thought it would make a good tree. I started off with some watercolour paper. Then I cut out a triangle stencil and  stamped over the triangle with the flowers using Versamark ink. I then heat embossed it with white embossing powder.  Next I  got out my distress inks and went to work.

 I LOVE purple and I don't use it nearly enough so I went with that and and turquoise. I mashed about 4 different distress inks together to create these colours. Once the ink was dry I sprayed it with water and let the water marks dry in naturally to create that snowy effect behind the tree.  I then mounted it on to some silver glitter card  a white card base. I added some gems in the middle of each flower to create tree lights. Finally I used the same inks on to the sentiment and stamped it underneath.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope you like my card :)

Mandi xox

Stamps - Unity Stamp Company Flowers - Hey Girl KOM & Sentiment - Silent Night
Inks - Distress Inks - Concord Grape, Raspberry Preserves, Peacock Feathers & Broken China.
VersaMark Ink,  Silver Glitter DCWV Paper, White Embossing Powder & Gemstones.

6 comments:

  1. Love how you used the wonderful tree colors for your sentiment!

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  2. Your tree almost looks 3D, great use of flowers to make a tree!
    Thank you for joining us at Craft Stamper magazines make it take it challenge

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  3. Love your flower Christmas tree ..... thanks for joining in with the Craft Stamper TIMI challenge. Good luck! Linda xx

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  4. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

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  5. So so pretty Mandi! Thank you so much for joining us for the Take it Make it Challenge over at Craft Stamper, good luck. xoxox

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  6. Love your flowery tree, thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge. Elizabeth x

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