Saturday, April 23, 2016

Silver Poppies

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 Jen Thompson of Dare To be Different 
Leanne of Leearts
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This card started with the blue rectangle cut with a MB stitched die. 
The Poppies are a Sweet n Sassy stamp, and the word 'sister' is from the same set, and both were stamped with versa mark and silver embossed.


The greeting is cut from silver glitter card using a S/B die, and was inserted into the card front.
The butterflies were punched from the same glitter card


As the rectangle die cut is smaller than our (NZ) A4 card front, I offset it on the base, and added a silver ribbon and bow to the end.  I wiped the edges of the white base over a blue ink pad.

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25 comments:

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Maxine! You always do such gorgeous cards with embossing powders, I have an entire drawer full of the stuff and the only one I ever use is the clear!! DOH! Stunning colours, love blue and silver together! hugs :)

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant design with the silver embossing Maxine love this fab card....hope you are having a great weekend. xx

 {aNNie}

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Maxine, your creativity is shining in this beautiful card!

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Wow, so pretty! I always forget to do heat embossing with my stamps. You've inspired me!

Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Spring Flowers challenge!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Jules said...

Lovely card. A touch of elegance in your embossed flowers complementing the deep blue with the silver very nice.
Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy.
Best wishes
Jules xx

Gerrina said...

Love the silver on blue! Those poppies look so elegant this way! Enjoy your weekend!

Ellibelle said...

This looks beautiful! Silver and navy is one of my favorite color combos!

Leanne said...

Thanks for visiting my blog, for following and the warm welcome here. Your card looks classy in silver & navy.

JD/ Jill said...

Very pretty card!

Bonnie said...

The silver poppies are so pretty on this blue background!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

The navy and silver are quite striking together. That sparkly die cut greeting really sets the tone for the card--happy, sparkly, and cheery.

Cathy Clowes said...

Beautiful card. I love the silver embossing on the blue card. Thanks for joining us at A Beautiful Mess. Cathy DT x

Gail said...

Thank you for lining up at WAW this week - super birthday card love the silver! - blessings Gail DT

MaryH said...

Nothing prettier than a blue card, unless it's a blue card with some shimmering silver. Perfect choices for this nice poppy die and very lovely card. TFS and Happy Sunday

Lovely Linda said...

So pretty Maxine - love the silver with the blue -perfect with the poppies too! Thanks for the eye candy! :)

Suchi said...

LOVE the navy and silver! This card is wonderful Maxine! :)
Suchi xx

Olga Fink said...

So beautiful! I love the silver embossing!
Xoxo Olga

Karen Letchworth said...

I love this, Maxine. You are SO super creative. The silver embossing and silver ribbon are fect touches. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us in our Things With Wings Challenge. We're delighted to have you join us, and hope that you will stop by again soon.
Karen Letchworth
Really Reasonable Ribbon
www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

P.S. Thanks again for always being SUCH a blessing to me. I appreciate your comments more than words can ever express.

Team Clark said...

I too love using floral stamps in different color combos. This is a beautiful example of how well that works!

TRACEY MO said...

Stunning card love the blue & silver


Thanks for joining us at simply create too
Tracey dt.

Theresa Pace said...

CAS card that is very effective. blue and silver work so well together. thank you for sharing it with us at FFFC and good luck, Theresa DT xx.

Jo Ann said...

Hi there, friend! Looks like you are getting fond of embossing nowadays...LOL Anyway, wonderfully executed! So delighted you linked your creation with us at Word Art Wednesday. I hope you join us again in our ongoing Challenge. I would love to encourage you with God's Word from 1 John 2:17 which says, "The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever." Have a wonderful week and God bless!

JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

Fran said...

What a lovely card Maxine! I love everything about it.
Hugs, Fran

Ginny @ Polly's Paper Studio said...

What a fun project and a great addition to our challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon. Huggs from Ginny at Polly's Paper.

Karen McCaughern said...

Lovely Card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Brown Sugar Challenge, Karen Dt