Thursday, May 15, 2014

Colour Wash Flowers

Welcome

This card is a new card, but created on the base of an old one that I had smudged and generally messed up on!
The base had been washed with watercolours in an ombre effect.


I die cut the flowers out of the green layer, and stamped and embossed the sentiment.


I then ran the green card through an embossing folder with the branch on to give a wee bit more interest to the card, and also added the pearls.


The butterfly was one of the final details and really made the card 'come to life.'


A final peep at the card!

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16 comments:

  1. what a fabulous way to recycle a card you are not happy with Maxine! I love the new details. A friend of mine says there is no such thing as a mistake - they are opportunities for embellishment! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Fabulous Maxine. A great look with the textured base.

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  3. I love it when I can rework an old card and nothing (especially my time) gets wasted! Great card! Thanks for joining the Hoedown Challenge this month!
    Lyn

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  4. Beautiful colors and the pearl accents are just perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at the Hambo Hoedown.

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie
    Hambo Design Team

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  5. Beautiful watercolor background and love the way you cut out the flowers and added the butterfly! Loving all that green!
    Lynn

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  6. This is really beautiful, Maxine. Great color combination, and I love the pressure embossing and the cut-out flowers. Thank you for sharing with us, and may God bless your week with His goodness and love. You are such a blessing to me.
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  7. Stellar job Maxine. You are like me in that department. Messed up? Where? That's not a mess up that was supposed to be there. I'm still working on it. LOL.

    Blessings

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  8. Gorgeous creation and thanks for sharing at CFAS Challenge....aNNie (DT)

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  9. Loving this zingy card, great colours and texture, thank you for sharing with us at Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

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  10. Oh this is a vision, my friend - good thing you saved it to bring it back 'round again! It came out so gorgeous!

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  11. lovely fresh feel to this card, great embossing folder. Many thanks for joining the Rhedd and Rosie’s challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

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  12. refreshing card. thanks for playing on Rhedd and Rosies challenge

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  13. Such lovely embossing! Thank you for playing along at Rhedd and Rosie’s. Sammy-x

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  14. Pretty petals and great use of pearls! Thanks so much for playing along with the Die Crazy Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!

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  15. This is so nice...Love the green and red combo and all the embossing details. We are blessed that you joined our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday. I want to encourage you with God's Word in Ephesians 6:7 which says, "Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people."

    Hugs and blessings,
    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  16. A wonderful CAS card. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting for all Seasons, and good luck.
    Cindy DT

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D