Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Kraft and Coral

Today's card features one of my larger homemade flowers using some older stamps from Heartfelt Creations.

Here's how I put this card together:

I began by embossing a piece of kraft card stock with the Lattice Embossing Folder from Creative Expressions. I distressed the edges and inked around them with Walnut Stain Distress Oxide (Ranger). I matted this panel on a piece of coral colored card stock, also with distressed edges.

Next, I cut one of my coffee stained doilies in half and glued it to the left side of my card. I added a piece of crocheted lace across the bottom of my panel. The vines were cut using the Romantic Vines dies (Spellbinders), and embossed with the Swiss Dots embossing folder (Cuttlebug). I lightly inked the embossing with a bit of Walnut Stain DO to help it stand out.

To create my flower I:
Stamped my Worn Lipstick, Squeezed Lemonade, and Wild Honey Distress Oxide pads on my desk and spritzed them with water. I ran a piece of watercolor paper through my inks, heat set, and repeated till I achieved a color I liked.

Next I stamped the Flora Grande 2 flowers (Heartfelt Creations) in Picked Raspberry Distress Ink, and fussy cut each flower.  I lightly spritzed the reverse side of each flower and crumpled it into a ball. After sufficient wrinkling, I unrolled them and dried them with my heat gun.

To finish off my flowers I cut along the petal lines and inked the edges in Picked Raspberry Distress Ink. After layering them together, I  lightly inked the tips with Picket Fence Distress Stain and added a large pearl to the center.

This post linked to:
Kraft Chicks - Lots of Layers
Addicted to stamps -  Anything but a square
Mix it Up - Anything goes + optional rubber-band stamping
Favorite shape/fold - A2 fold is my favorite because it's easiest to create with
Love to scrap - Anything goes + optional monochrome


Anne said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining in with the AYLI favourite shape or fold challenge

Anne x

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful card. Thanks fo joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

Greta said...

I love that big flower & the piece of lace, Esther!

Leanne said...

I love flowers so girl this is a plus right off, and the embossing and the lace/ribbon very elegant. Love that you shared with us at Krafty Chicks.

Leanne DT/KC

Darlene said...

WOW what a beauty Esther! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at Addicted to Stamps!
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Conniecrafter said...

Absolutely stunning!! I love that embossing folder with the inking and the lace looks great against it. your flower is just beautiful, love the coloring you achieved! Your pearl is a lovely touch to it!

Doni High said...

Beautiful! Your fussy cut stamped flower is so gorgeous it's hard to believe it was stamped and not a textured die cut! Thanks for joining us at Addicted To Stamps Challenge. Doni (DT)

Ann Chuang Crafts said...

Beautiful card! Love the lace and the flower! Thank you for your lovely entry at Mix It Up Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
Ann DT