Friday, 7 August 2015

Floral card featuring Clearly Besotted for Sparkle and Shine Challenge

Hi crafty friends!!

Here today to share a card I created for the Sparkle & Shine Challenge.
I just fell in love with inspiration picture for this challenge the orange of the flowers are just so striking and bright. Orange isn't a color I use often or at all really so I was excited to try something new and I actually like the way it turned out quite a bit!

I started with watercolor paper and used Spiced Marmalade Distress ink for the orange splatter. I did this by using the "smooshing " technique. I smudged the ink pad onto a plastic sheet and spritzed with water and then smooshed it onto my paper . I stamped my bouquet of roses from the Delightful Day stamp set from Clearly Besotted on a separate piece of watercolor paper and colored in using my Zig clean color watercolor markers. I cut my image out and tied some bakers twine around the stems. I used some polka dot pattern paper I had in my stash and added some skinny black strips of card stock at the edge of my pattern paper.
I finished the card by adding some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.


That's it for today. Hope you all have an awesome Friday and an amazing weekend.  I'm off camping this weekend so that should be fun hopefully.
Thanks for stopping by!!

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful inspiration photo and you captured it spot on! Gorgeous card and background , Shannon!

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  2. Gorgeous card and super take on the challenge inspiration, I love it Shannon, have a great weekend!

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  3. Gorgeous card and super take on the challenge inspiration, I love it Shannon, have a great weekend!

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  4. Simply gorgeous! I always overlook orange ....might have a go now ive seen this x

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  5. beautiful take on the challenge Shannon! Love that bright backgound you created! It's a beautiful color combo with the grey! :) Have an amazing week end! :)

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  6. Your smooshing....lol....turned out great!! Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Sparkle and Shine!

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  7. Shannon, you did an outstanding job on this card design which is just scrummy in the bright orange!! I hope you are having a wonderful time camping as I type this on a Saturday night!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. Awesome inspired card! Love that orange splatter backgorund

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  9. Amazing card and really elegant <3 Im so in love =)
    Hope you had a fun weekend =)
    Hugs, Selene

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  10. Such a gorgeous card Shannon and I love how you framed the watercolour panel Hope you had a great camping trip.

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  11. Goodness I just love your ink smooshing! Beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sparkle and Shine! :)

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  12. WOWZER!! This is absolutely stunning Shannon!! I love how you've done your background and popping the flowers over top it makes it amazing!! :) Sorry, I'm just now getting over here to catch up with your posts!! HUGS

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  13. This card is absolutely gorgeous!

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