Friday, November 16, 2012
Flourishes New Release Challenge
I decided at the last minute to play along with the Flourishes New Release challenge since I love to have the chance to win some free stamps. My chances have always been slim to non, However, it gave me the incentive to make another Christmas card.
There are four different challenges with this one card.
1. a sketch challenge
2. Make it Monochromatic
3. Use designer paper
4. Add Bling.
This was such a gorgeous sketch that I couldn't pass it up. I'm a sketch junkie.
Then I stamped the Poinsettia and Pine Stamp set with Memento Black Ink and used clear detail embossing powder to just give it a little more dimension. I also stamped the Joy! from the same set with black and heat embossed it also with clear EP.
I then colored it in with Copic Markers.
I love to do hand stitching on my cards but didn't have much time today so I just added some hand stitching in two of the corners.
I flip flopped my designer papers on the background and the circle.
I then added lots of pearls and pearl swirls along with pink crystals around the red part of the circle for the bling.