Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Precious Poppies

Welcome, and thanks again for visiting.

I received some happy mail from Sweet n Sassy stamps earlier this week, and just had to play - this is the outcome.


I used the large image from the Perfect Poppies set, white embossed it on red card, then painted it with Iridescent Red  Twinkling H2O paint.


which can just been seen in the above photograph.



I used a twist on the sketch I had seen, and added the lace on the right side of the card after changing the lace from white to off white by sponging it with Tea Stain distress ink.  I also embossed the cream layer with a script  folder.


The sentiment was stamped with Barn Door distress ink before I embossed the panel, and I deliberately left it clear of the embossing folder.


Deep red pearls were added for interest, and the poppy image stamped inside the card as a finishing detail.

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May your day be blessed

30 comments:

jimlynn said...

So beautiful! I never knew you could change the color of lace that way! Thanks for the inspiration. Love this gorgeous card!
Lynn

Dawn Turley said...

A very pretty card Maxine. Love the poppy

Cathymac said...

Very pretty card and a lovely poppy image, Maxine! Love the shimmer of the Twinkling H2O paint! Thanks so much for joining the Shining the Light Challenge this week!

Céline said...

stunning card
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
hugs
céline

brenda said...

The embossed panel sets the poppy off beautifully Maxine.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stamping Sensation challenge.

B x

Lynne K said...

Love all the texture on this, Maxine, and the poppy is gorgeous! Beautiful card.

Lynne

pinky said...

What a perfect card for our challenge, beautiful flower too. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
Pinky

rachel said...

this is just fabulous - love it! Thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments and good luck xx

Paula Bee said...

Pretty card! This is one of my favorite embossing folders! Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment!!

Bridget Larsen said...

My favourite colours, red and white, love that embossing plate

Penny said...

Really beautiful card! Love the design, that gorgeous flower, and the wonderful embossing! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Becky said...

This is beautiful.. love the embossing and brads.

Christine said...

Beautiful card! I love the embossed and colored flower!!!

Lovely Linda said...

Fabulous Maxine - love the texture and the gorgeous pop of red! Perfect for ANZAC Day!! :)

MiamiKel said...

WOW!! You embraced these new stamps and created a masterpiece! Super lovely embossing - what a bright, fun card :) TFS! Blessings!

Grace said...

Oh Maxine... I love this one!!! The script embossing is awesome, and love the flower! Who wouldn't just love to receive this?!
hugs,
Grace

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a gorgeous card Maxine!! I just love the red and white combo and all the texture. The script background is beautiful!! Thanks for joining the ODBD challenge this week!!
blessings,
Chris

Donna Ellis said...

A lovely floral card, Maxine, with the sweetest, very softest hint of color. Beautiful! hugs, de

Craftyanny said...

A gorgeous card, very pretty
Thanks for playing along with Crafty Sentiments
Anne x

seemacrafts said...

This is very pretty i love the embossing, thank you for joining in over at LEJ Designs LEJ DT

Maureen said...

love that little lacy twist :) Thanks for playing with us over on CASE Study :)

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs Challenge #52 'Summers Coming'...
A very clean and gorgeous entry. The embossing is beautiful and deep and the poppy is lovely. The simplisity of this card adds to the gorgeousness of this card.
I hope you will join us again for our future weekly challenges over on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog. We always have wonderful digi images and prized to be won.

Hugs Lisa xxxxxx LEJ DT Member

Mema's Crafts said...

What a lovely card and I love the flower. Thanks for tip on lace coloring. We at Mema's Crafts appreciate you taking time to stop by and play with us. Come back real soon.

Alicia said...

A beautiful card Maxine. The suit you sent Nicholas almost fits him and will be perfect for this winter. He is 10 kg and yes very chubby and soft to cuddle. He still has lots of breast milk and hasn't started walking yet. I am glad your grandson is doing so well. They bring so much joy don't they! Xxx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wonderful card- the poppy is beautiful- love the elegant but simple card- and the touch of color to the lace- perfect!

Karen Letchworth said...

I'm a big fan of using the embossing plates, and wish I could remember to use mine more often. It just adds something very special. I also love that sweet creamy lace. Such a pretty card! Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello, Maxine. I appreciate your sweet comments and always love hearing from you. Hope all is well with you.
Blessings,
Karen

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

This is a striking card with that big bright orangey flower against the sea of textured creaminess. Blessings!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

This is such a classy card! Love it!

Cynthia said...

Lovely creation with the new Perfect Poppies set. Love the sparkle and white embossing.

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x