Friday, January 27, 2012

CAS-ual Fridays #37 and ColorQ #121

I had seen Julie Ebersole use this technique where she embossed the flower on kraft cardstock with white embossing powder then just color with markers.  I loved the look.  The last step is to take a Copic W1 and outline the flower to create a shadow.
I wanted to enter this in both challenges.  The fabric in the Color Q challenge is beautiful but I was a little worried that it might come off Christmasy.  Hopefully it didn't.  The sketch was a great one and will be used agin by me.


Cardstock: Stampin Up
Ink: Stampin Up
Stamps: Papertrey Ink
Extras: Button(?), Ribbon(Micheals)

Talk to you soon,
Sentimentally Sue

11 comments:

  1. What a lovely card! :) LOVE that button on top of the ribbon--and the flower is beautifully done! :)

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  2. Beautiful card! I love how you were able to combine the two challenges. Excellent job coloring! TFS!

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  3. What a fabulous flower!! Pretty card!

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  4. So pretty, Sue! Great use of this technique!

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  5. Sue this is so pretty and your flower really pops.

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  6. What a fun card, Sue, love your fabulous flower! Thanks so much for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

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  7. very unique!! love it! thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ!!

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  8. What a fantastic technique -- it looks amazing! Great use of the colors! Thanks for playing at ColourQ!

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  9. Beautiful coloring, Sue! I still haven't tried this technique of white embossing on kraft, but you've inspired me. Thanks for sharing this with us at the ColourQ!

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  10. Stunning!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  11. So very pretty and colorful! Love the coloring on kraft technique - it looks so cool!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!! We're so glad you did!

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