Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Pink Peony

Welcome again

It is time for the next Creative Craft Cottage challenge,  the challenge is this colour and fauna palette.


I started my card with a shaving creme background, a challenge issued in a small SCS group I belong to, Stamp Addicts.


I then stamped the large peony image (a RAK from the sweet Kelly at Sandcastle Stamper) in London Fog ink and clear embossed it before colouring it using chalks.


I used cyrogen paper for the peony, which has a very subtle sparkle on it that shows through what ever colouring medium you use over it - it can just be seen in the above photo.


I then went to add some sequins, and found only two of the shape I wanted in the container of sequins that I had open - I opened five other containers I own before I found enough, and even then they are not identical!.  

To finish the card it was mounted onto a green card base.

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12 comments:

  1. Oh my! You are rocking the flower cards! This is so elegant and soft, and looks just like the inspiration photo! Blessings!

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  2. Beautiful background with that shaving cream technique!!!! WOW! Love the image too. Yep, a gorgeous card!
    Lynn

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  3. beautiful card. I like the background too.
    thank you for joining at lacy sunshine challenge

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  4. Beautiful card love the soft colours thanks for joining us over at Lacy Sunshine DT Kerri

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  5. Wow! Fabulous job Maxine on the shaving cream techinque. Love the colors and that flower is awesome!

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  6. Beautiful card!
    Thank you for participating ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Hugs Kaija DT-member

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  7. Maxine this is so beautiful.
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

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  8. Oh my- how beautiful! Loving the soft colors on the flower and the great bling you added. Your background shaving cream technique is a perfect backdrop for that gorgeous flower!

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  9. Maxine this is wonderful, I love that colour combo, great card hun, thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy this week, best of luck xxx

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  10. Thanks for playing with us this week at Whoopsi Daisy! Hope to see your work in our next challenge!
    Hugs,
    Karen C

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  11. Pretty in pink!! Lovely flower card. I love all things that shimmer and glitter! LOL. Thanks for visiting our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.

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  12. This is beautiful, gorgeous colours, thanks for joining us at without words. Joey x

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