Saturday, 23 February 2013

Spotlight card

Yaaaaaayyy!! I've got to blow my own trumpet and say a big "Thank You" to the DT over at Make My Monday where I was one of their Top 3 in the Jane Austin Literary challenge," Thanks ladies"

Now, today has been as hectic as usual, but I have found some time to myself, and a chance to make a card which I hope to enter it into two challenges.


The first is Try Stampin' on Tuesday where they have this sketch,

and the second is Stampin' Royalty with this picture for inspiration.




I made this card using the Spotlight technique



I stamped the image of roses and fern leaves onto white card, masking the roses with Post it's as I built the picture up. I then cut a circle out of the design and coloured it with SU Write Markers and an Aqua Painter, before mounting it onto a black scallop circle and repositioning it back into place.



Here is a close up of the coloured image which is slightly off centre to match the challenge sketch
(which I have rotated 90* anti clockwise )









The design was finished off with a punched border along the top, and a black ribbon and sentiment at the bottom.

Recipe :
Card = Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Whisper White, and square white card FMS
Stamps = Growing Green, and Verve
Inks = Melon Mambo, Gumball Green, and Black Archival
Tools = Big Shot, Nestabilities, Post It's, Aqua Painter, and Martha Stewart punch


My new SU stamps have arrived, so I hope you can drop back tomorrow to see what I've done with them.

Until then, enjoy the rest of the weekend








4 comments:

  1. Morning Bev, Your card is so very pretty and your colours blend so well together! xx

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  2. Beautiful card Bev. Love that you used the our sketch with the inspiration photo and then created a technique card (Spotlight). Color blending, well done. Thanks for sharing with use at Try Stampin' on Tuesday.

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  3. lovely card Bev - enjoy your new stamps - Jacqueline xx

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  4. Very nice. I love this technique - one that I need to practice more. You've done a great job. Thanks for playing along at TSOT.

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