Friday, March 18, 2016

Roses for You

Here's another card using my current favorite Roses For You stamp set.

Roses for You

supplies: purple, aqua, periwinkle, and black cardstock, watercolor paper, Simon Roses for You, Ranger Archival Jet Black, wilted violet, blueprint sketch, mermaid lagoon, and mowed lawn distress inks, water, water brush, Winnie & Walter In a Word Hello die, Simon Moonshine sequins, corner chomper

As I did on THIS card, I used the heart of roses from the stamp set to cover most of my watercolor panel.  I then used a few of the new 2015 distress ink colors to paint in the roses, rounded my corners at the bottom, and then attached the panel to a purple card.  I die-cut the hello 4 times, using cardstock colors that best matched each of the colors of my roses, plus black, and then glued them together, off-setting just a tad each time to give it some depth.  I always like to sprinkle on some of these moonshine sequins.....they give just a little glimmer without being too noticeable.

I'm pleasantly surprised at how nicely these colors go with each other - this blue girl loves them!

11 comments:

  1. This is so sweet, Lin! I love the colours and the sweet roses, Jo x

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  2. Oh, how I love those colors! Beautiful card, Lin! ♥

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  3. So loving this card. The colors are fabulous and the offsets on the sentiment die are really great at giving more color and dimension. Perfect card Lin.

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  4. Lin this is so very pretty - love the way you have used the layered die cut.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  5. Just love the purple and blue flowers, Lin - so pretty with that layered die!!

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  6. Saw this over at Flickr and recognised it was one of yours even before I saw who had made it. So pretty.

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  7. Amazing card, Lin - looks like it was a ton of work/colouring, but the results ... very lovely!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!