Friday, September 2, 2016

A Sticker and Shimmery Flowers

Welcome

I designed this card with two challenges in mind, and I am very happy with the outcome.


I bought a stencil yesterday, (by Zyneri.com) and used it today, sponging it with Peeled Paint, Mustard Seed and Spiced Marmalade D Is.


The sentiment was silver embossed


to go with the silver sticker butterfly that has sat in my stash for more years than I can recall - can't even remember the last time I used any off the sheet!!


To finish I put some distress stain on an acrylic block and picked it up with a fine, wet paintbrush to give some splatters, and painted the (dry) petals with Wink of Stella


Love the finished card, and I'm linking it to:




(The Stencil is NUBUS)


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26 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Maxine, brilliant well done love the use of the stencil too, and the butterfly TFS Shaz.x

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  2. Delightful make and a great way to use some of the stock of peel off's we all have lying around somewhere!

    Kathyk

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  3. oooh! yes please ... that's one yummy stencil and loving all the shimmer you've added to the petals too! Absolutely gorgeous and great way to showcase those peel-off stickers too. Thanks for playing along at Less is More this week. Sarah

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  4. This is such a lovely card Maxine. You did a good job with the stencil. I never get such a 'clean' outline as that. The wink of stella pen shows up well too. Very nice!!

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  5. I love the loose, 'arty' feel to this card. Beautifully made, and with such a lovely shimmer. Fab job - thanks for playing at Less is More!

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  6. Such bright flowers. This card makes me happy. The butterfly sticker is a nice touch. I'm not even going to mention how old my silver stickers like that are..... !

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  7. That is a real pretty card Maxine. I love that you have used Distress Inks because they are my favourites and it is good to know someone else uses them in several ways. They are such versatile inks.
    That is a lovely stencil and you have used it so well.
    Hugs (and thanks for the visits to my blog) xx Neet

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  8. Such a pretty card...love your colors on the flower and your silver butterfly is so pretty. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  9. Lovely card. Thank you for all your comments on my blog. In answer to your question I have glaucoma, macular degeneration and the start of cataracts. My eye pressure is high. I have 4 lots of drops to put in several times each day. Have a good day

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  10. Gorgeous choice of colours for your stencilling and I love the shimmery touches to co-ordinate with the silver.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  11. Very pretty card! Love the shimmer on the flowers.

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  12. Lovley colours on this gorgeous creation..xx{aNNie}

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  13. This is gorgeous, loving the colors and beautiful sparkles.

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  14. This is so pretty Maxine - I love the stenciling and the shimmer on the flowers - so pretty! {{{hugs}}}

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  15. No wonder you love this card it is fabulous. Love everything about it...the blending, the colours, the layout, the splats and that pretty stencil x

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  16. Such a beautiful image. I love the deep colors of the flowers and the silver contrast of the sentiment and butterfly really top it off.

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  17. What a pretty stencil, Maxine! I love how you've colored it and the WOS shimmer! A sweet butterfly that looks right at home with these pretty flowers!

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  18. I can see why you are happy with the outcome, Maxine! I love it, too! The schparkly warm colors go so well with the beautiful silver embossing and butterfly!! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #7! Hugs, Darnell

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  19. Lovely colourful and sunshiney card with lovely shimmer, CarolG

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  20. Very pretty, Maxine! That butterfly and your embossing match up perfectly and make a great finishing touch for this sponged beauty.

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  21. Wow great sponging! And what a beautiful image! Don't you think sponging is so relaxing? Hope you have a sunny week!

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  22. Gorgeous card! I love the sparkle!
    Xoxo Olga

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  23. Pretty card, and you are inspiring me to get out my stencils!

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  24. Everything about the card speaks ELEGANT!
    Hugs, Fran

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  25. Lovely design Love the cute butterfly sticker Thank you for sharing with Craft Rocket Challenges - Karen DT

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  26. At last I have found time to comment on this beauty. The stencil is just beautiful and your colours even more so. And the fact that it made you love it is the best.

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