Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Phil 4:13 I Can Do All Things Through Christ

Hi Friends!!

I am sharing one more card this morning (before retiring to get some beauty sleep, lol!) that I designed with the Cosmo stamp set (Technique Tuesday) along with the Scripture sentiment from Words of Encouragement (Stamp Simply).

I have owned the Cosmo stamp set for a few years (love the floral image) and this is the first time I have had a chance to create a card- I think I have too many stamps, don't you?

I decided to use the Splitcoaststampers SC311 Sketch Challenge  for the layout (FYI- this sketch is from 2011- so glad that they do not expire :-))  and am also playing along with the Color My Heart Color Dare #382 Purple Monochromatic Challenge and the StampingSensations “Spring Florals” Challenge.

To create this card:

De-static a piece of white cardstock with an embossing powder tool, ink the Cosmo floral image with Versafine™ Onyx Black Ink and stamp onto the panel.  Apply clear embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool. 

Repeat the same steps as above with the sentiment from Words of Encouragement. Trim the sentiment and mount onto a piece of black cardstock.

Using water-based markers and watercolor pencils, color the flowers on the floral image (being careful with the pencil points around the embossing).  Once you are satisfied with the coloring, die cut the image with a stitched rectangle die, mount onto black cardstock and trim close to the die cut.

Emboss a piece of concord designer paper with a flourish embossing folder, lightly sand the surface with a sanding block, trim the panel and mount onto a piece of black cardstock. 

Die cut another piece of white cardstock with a larger stitched rectangle die for the background panel, mount onto black cardstock and adhere to a white card base.

Add the embossed purple panel directly to the card front and mount the focal image and sentiment with dimensional foam (lately,  I prefer using chipboard).

Use a clear glitter pen to add shimmer to the petals and an extra fine white paint pen to add a few highlights to the flower centers.

Add a few pearls to the corners of the sentiment as well as the floral panel to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: Cosmo (Technique Tuesday), Words of Encouragement (Stamp Simply)

Ink/Mediums: Versafine™ Onyx Black; Stampin’ Write Markers- Wisteria Wonder, Gorgeous Grape, Concord Crush; Derwent™ Watercolor Pencils- shades of purple, Spectrum Noir™ Clear Glitter Pen, Sharpie™ Extra Fine White Paint Pen

Cardstock/Paper:  Whisper White, Basic Black; retired Concord Crush Designer Series Paper (Hostess Level I Pack)

Accessories: MISTI™, Embossing Buddy®, Clear EP, Heat Tool, Gemini Jr™, MFT Stitched Rectangle A2 STAX Set 1 & 2 Dies, Crafters Companion™ Swirl 3D Embossing Folder, Sanding Block, Pearls

I hope I have inspired you to create something this week and I will be posting my Design Team card for The Card Concept at 8 am (so stay tuned, lol!)!

Thanks again for taking the time to visit my blog- have a blessed week, sweet friends!


StampinwithAnita said...

Beautiful card, Julie. I believe I have too many stamps, too, but am trying to be more restraint about buying new. I aLways learn from you!

Viv said...

A pretty card with those Cosmos flowers - thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

brenda said...

Lovely vibrant blooms on your pretty card, many thanks for joining in with our 'Spring' theme at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Michelle said...

Beautiful card! I love how you used purple. Stunning! Thanks for joining us at Color Dare.

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Loving the combination of frames you used, the embossed frame is beautiful and such a nice background for your beautiful flora...beautiful and inspirational. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.

Vandra said...

The frames and flowers are really lovely. Thanks for joining us in the Colour My Heart Colour Dare Challenge. Hope you can join us again soon.

Miss. Carrie's Creations said...

What a lovely design! Thank you for sharing your creation with us at the Color My Heart Color Dare blog. Please come back this week and join us for another paper crafting challenge.

I can't wait to see what you create!
💙☕Miss. Carrie's Creations

Dora said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining at stamping sensations.

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