Jan 7, 2019

Live a Little : Floral card

Hi Craftypeeps,

Wishing you a very Happy New year 2019!!

Love what you do and do what you love!!
May you find peace and boundless joy in whatever you set your mind on!

I made a floral card as my first project for 2019. Am a sucker for floral stamps and digital floral images are no exception.

Digital images gives a whole new area for exploring...as they can be resized, flipped, and what not. It gives umpteen options for working on card designs.







  • Printed the Hellebore flower in varying sizes from Powerpoppy's Heart Abloom digital set.
  • Colored using Prisma colored pencils.
  • Fussy cut and kept aside.
  • Took a smooth blending card and smooshed the Distress oxide: Fossilized amber on a plastic sheet, misted with water and then applied to the card.
  • Randomly stamped the newspaper print stampers using Altenew's limestone ink. It gives a subtle texture over the inked surface.
  • Splattered distress ink: black soot over the card panel for little more interest.
  • Arranged the fussy cut florals in different dimensions for visual interest and added sentiment from Powerpoppy's Dynamic duo's clear stampset on to round wood veneer.
  • Matted this panel to a black cs and then mounted onto a white A2 top fold card base.
  • As a finishing touch, added few grey enamel dots.
Hope you like this!

Thanks for stopping by!

Linking to the following challenge:

MFT card challenges #108

The Twisted challenges: Something old: Bg by ink smooshing technique, Something new: Heart Abloom digital stampset is a new purchase, Something gifted: Fossilized amber Distress oxide is a gift to me by a friend, Something blue: My pencil colored florals are blue :)



5 comments:

  1. Such a lovely card, love the coloring and background. Have a great day.

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  2. Sooo pretty and love your photography backdrop too...so much thought you have put into it Sathya
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  3. Wow Sathya. I absolutely love your card. Its so gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at The Twisted Challenges

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  4. Absolutely brilliant Sathya! Love the variations in sizes of flowers.. i have yet to explore digital images but you give me inspiration to do so!

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  5. Your color combo and shading has brought those flowers to life!!! great work and thanks for joining us at The Twisted Challenges

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