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Monday, 10 February 2014

diamonds and we love stamping

I bought this stamp a couple of months ago and had been wanting to use it. It is a just-rite stamp and i think it is called french rose. Finally i received the spectrum noir blending pencils and thought that this stamp would be perfect to try them out. Hubby got them for me as a Valentine's pressie (which for once is very useful), and he let me have them as soon as he got them.


 So I stamped it with potting soil archival ink on ivory card. I stamped it a few times as i wanted to decoupage some of the roses. i inked around first layer with distress ink to antique the paper a bit more.

 I used several pinks and 3 purples and 3 greens to colour in the flowers and leaves. I must say i was impressed with the pencils. they are very soft.


So I cut various layers and built up flowers and finally added glossy accents to mimic dew drops. I matted on brown and then on ivory which I pierced all around. I monted it on a5 ivory base card.


I stamped happy birthday in potting soil archival and heat embossed in clear. I added some chocolate cosmic shimmer pva dots around 2 corners and finished it off with a twine bow.




I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Simon says stamp monday challenge - we love stamps
Sunday stamper - diamonds my interpretation is that the dew drops look like iamonds when they glisten in the sun.

6 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Theresa loving how you done the flowers xx

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  2. Love it .....so Now I want the french rose stamp too.....Beautiful Card Theresa xxxxx

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    1. It's a lovely stamp Bernie. Check on Sam poole's creative studio as she might have it reduced xx

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  3. Gorgeous card and I love that stamp muchly... Thanks for joining in with the Sunday STamper x

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  4. Stunning card! Love the stamp! It's so pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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