26 July 2012

A Little Red

Hi everyone,

 

It’s Wednesday so we are all half way through the week and on the down hill slide to the weekend – Fabulous!

 

Now the card that I want to share with you has been inspired by the sketch I found at Seems A Little Sketchy. 

 

My first thoughts were to use some lace as well with the sketch but when I started to create the card things just took another path.

 

I love a Black, White and Red combo so I have used Basic Black card stock for the base of my card with some Real Red and Whisper White.

 

I have been having so much fun heat embossing that dusted off the heat gun and found the embossing powder once more and embossed the swirl pattern from the Creative Element stamp set on one part of the Whisper White cardstock.

 

My sentiment is from the Word Play stamp set and has been stamped on Whisper White cardstock and cut out using one of the Labels Framelits.

 

So I may not have used Lace but I still added some swirls which were created using the Swirls Scribbles Die. 

 

Once more I have made my own layered flowers by crushing and folding some punch flowers using the Boho Blossoms punch.

 

Oh yeah cannot forget some bling!

 

Here is my card:

 

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Supplies:

Stamp set: Creative Elements, Word Play

Card: Basic Black, Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Versamark, VersaFine Black

Accessories:  Boho Blossom Punch, Labels Collections Framelits, Swirls Scribbles Die, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and the sketch is below, I have changed it a little :

 

 

 

I love how the embossing turned out – I think I am going to have to get that heat tool out a bit more :)

 

I would like to submit this card into the following challenges

 

Seems A Little Sketchy Challenge - #18 Sketch

Craft Your Passion Challenge - #120 Black, White Plus One

Waste Not Wednesday – Use something Old from your Stash

Creative Card Crew Challenges – Use Black cardstock

Paper Take Weekly Challenge – Make Your Own

Crafts and Me Challenges - #94 Anything Goes

Fashionista Challenges – # 7 Baby or Birthday

 

Enjoy the rest of your week ….. Meg

11 comments:

Pia S said...

It's such an elegant card. No need to add lace as the beautiful swirls do the job! I alwys seem to end up with a quite different design than what I had in mind when I started, but I think it's just the way it is when creativity kicks in...

luvmycards said...

Meighan such an elegant card! Love it! Great color choice and I love the flourish and bling! Thanks for playing with us at Seems a Little Sketchy! Hope you come back soon!
Carolyn

FiLoMa said...

Hi Meighan, what a beautiful card. The layout is lovely and the flourish is really pretty. Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew. Cheers FiLoMa DT

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeously creative. Wishing you a great Thursday.
Hugs
Desíre
Doing Life
Digistamps4Joy DT Member
Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

Pat K said...

Very elegant card with a beautiful sentiment. Thanks so much for playing in the Fashionista Challenge. pat K.x

Melissa said...

This is a beautiful card and I like how you worked with the sketch. We are so happy to have you join us at Seems a Little Sketchy.

coops said...

So stunning Meighan.Gorgeous stylish design and colours and i love the verse
Thanks for joining us this week at the Crafts and Me challenge :D

xx coops xx

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Very elegant card but I'm not sure it will qualify for our babies or birthday challenge at Fashionista as there is no happy birthday or baby on it.
Julie x

Debi said...

Your card is lovely! Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge.

Denise @ kc242 said...

What a lovely card. Love your attention to detail! Thanks so much for joining us for our challenge at the Creative Card Crew!
Denise
CCC-DT

Valerie said...

Gorgeous card! Very elegant! Nice job!

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