Sunday, March 23, 2014

Unity Be Inspired Challenge

Hello My Crafty Friends

Hope you are all having a lovely weekend. I was playing about with paints last night and decided to make a card for the Unity Be Inspired Challenge. The colours are sooooo pretty. I love the different palettes they come up with each month. So these are the colours I had to work with.

I am totally getting into painting lately I bought loads of cheap acrylics just to play around with. It is so not my thing and I am not much of a painter but I LOVE getting messy with it. The stamps I used in my card today are from Unity of course they are called Wishing you Joy & Miracles Happen.

I started out with some kraft card and embossed the flowers with white embossing powder. I then used my paints to colour the flower heads different colours. While the paint was still slightly wet I sprinkled white glitter all over the flowers to give it a touch of sparkle. I added some tiny butterflies and mounted it on to  white card then a turquoise card base that I had scored. Finally I used Broken China Distress Ink for the sentiment to stamp with and placed it below the flowers along with some gemstones.

I hope you enjoy my card ~ Thanks for visiting xox

Simon Says Stamp Wed
Love to Create Challenge Blog - sparkle -  yellow - flowers
Sister Act Card Challenge 


  1. This is so lovely. Great use of the colors in the challenge.

  2. hi Mandi, I adore your card, so lovely! I am thrilled you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  3. YOUR BEAUTIFUL card has been highlighted TWICE now on the Unity FB Page! SOR PRETTY! THANK YOU for being so wonderfully creative! :)

  4. Gorgeous card. Love the little butterflies you added.
    Thanks for joining our Bingo challenge at Love to Create.

    LTC DT

  5. Lovely card! Great job combining the challenges!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  6. Nice card.

    Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week.


  7. How sweet!! Love how you glittered up the flowers too.

    Thanks for joining the Unity {be inspired} challenge

    -Angeline DT


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