Wednesday, February 17, 2016

TCC49 A Friend Loves At All Times

Hi Friends!!

It’s time for new TheCard Concept #TCC49 Floral Radiance Challenge!  I just love this spring inspiration photo with all of the beautiful flowers and glass- I was inspired by the colors, flowers and glass for my Mixed Media card!

Just a reminder that the Card Concept is a bi-weekly challenge that has an inspiration photo along with a number of design styles that you can choose from to create your card- Clean and Simple, Clean and Graphic, Clean and Layered, Shabby Chic, Freestyle Collage, Classy and Elegant and Mixed Media.  

I also linked this card to the Just Us Girls #330 Trend Week (Add a Tag) Challenge :-)

I hope you have a chance to visit us at The Card Concept and check out the rest of our Design Team samples as well as the gallery at Just Us Girls- fabulous inspiration from all!

This background for this card was created by applying Gelatos®, Distress Inks and Brusho® to a piece of Watercolor Paper, drying between layers, add Gesso® with the MB Fishnet Stencil, trim and mount onto Basic Black cardstock, trim and mount onto the Whisper White card base.

On another piece of Watercolor Paper, apply orange, yellow and pink Gelatos®, dry with a Heat Tool, prep the paper with an Embossing Buddy®, stamp the flower with Versamark™ Ink, apply Black Stampin’ Emboss® Embossing Powder, heat set with the Heat Tool and fussy cut the flower.  Add Clear Wink of Stella® to the petals (difficult to see in the photo).

Create the leaves in the same manner using Green Gelatos™ and add to the card front using dimensional foam.

Heat emboss the sentiment using Stampin’ Emboss® White Embossing Powder onto Basic Black cardstock, punch out with the Note Punch and mount onto the card front using dimensional foam to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: Choose Happiness, Blessed by God

Ink: Ranger® Tim Holtz® broken China, Faded Jeans  Distress Stains; Gelatos®- Metallic Blue, Blueberries, Orange, Lemon, Pink, Brusho® Turquoise; Faber-Castell® Pitt Penn White Marker; Clear Wink of Stella®

Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Watercolor

Accessories: Gesso®, MB Fishnet Stencil, Embossing Buddy®, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Emboss® White and Black Embossing Powder, Water Spritzer

Thanks again for taking the time to visit- I hope you can gather your supplies and pick a style to create your own card for our gallery at The Card Concept!


Shannon McComb said...

This is so very pretty!! I love your background!

sandie said...

Adore that background and wonderful rich colour for the flowers. Amazing texture and stunning card x

Cheryl said...

Wonderful use of the colors! the broken china background is stunning! Love the addition of the black tag to balance the flower in the opposite corner~a great card!
Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

Chris D. said...

Goodness lady, you fussy cut those leaves? Are you nuts?!! LOL! Your mixed media card looks amazing! Love that background and your fussy cut flower and leaves really pop in front of it! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Fabulous texture and color!!

laurie said...

Gorgeous card!That background is awesome, and I LOVE that sentiment!

Lee-Anne said...

I love how your background shows off that gorgeous bloom! Fabulous card!

Michele Henderson said...

I love these beautiful, bright colors, Julie! Gorgeous card!
Take care!

Lilian YF said...

Pretty! Beautiful colors!

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