At Craft Your Passion this week the challenge is Summer Flowers.We have the fabulous Digital Paper Craft as our sponsor too.Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job.
For my card I’ve used the sweet,sweet Ava Girl by Digital Paper Craft and coloured her with a mix of ProMarkers and FlexMarkers.The FlexMarkers were used alone on her skin,hair and shoes.I introduced a couple of ProMarker colours on her dress to get the shading and hues I wanted.The papers were a freebie with Quick Cards Made Easy.It also came with a CD-rom full of coordinating elements.I resized and punched out the sentiment then coated it in 3D Crystal Lacquer.Once this was dry I mounted it onto a tag,threaded with paper twine,from the same CD-rom.This was then bordered with some punched flowers shaped with a ball tool.I like to make leaves to match with the same punch by trimming them down and adding the vein detail with a very fine ball tool.As the image is quite large with a lot of white space I decided to punch the floral border in white to keep in with this and to give an extra lift to the whole card.I dotted some Liquid Pearls into the center of the flowers on the border and the red ones too.Some flat backed pearls were used to embellish the cut out corners.I did also apply some gloss to her shoes too but it doesn’t really show in the main pic so here’s a closer view 🙂
I can’t take credit for the layout tho’.More details below 🙂
Supplies :Image : Ava Girl by Digital Paper Craft Mediums : ProMarkers,FlexMarkers,3D Crystal Lacquer,Liqiud Pearls in Ruby Red and White Opal Papers & Tags : Raspberry Road Freebies from Quick Cards Made Easy Cardstock : Red & White ; Core’dinations Roy G.Biv 12 x 12 Cardstock Pad, Green ; Bazzill Basics, Pale Aqua ; Core’dinations So Mod 6 x6 pack Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Woodware Inverted Corner Punch,Martha Stewart Hydrangeas Edger Punch,Martha Stewart Flower Punch and Stamp To Embellish : Flat Back Pearls
Some challenges this is for :Passion For Promarkers Challenge : Sketch 613 Avenue Create : Anything Goes Challenges 4 Everybody : Always Anything Goes Great Impressions : Square Card Lacy Sunshine : Girls, Girls, Girls A Gem of a Challenge : Punch it Out Allsorts : Use your new stash (papers & CD-rom) Crafty Calendar : August Anything Goes Totally Gorjuss : Die cuts and punches Word Play Saturday : Childhood Creative Corner : Anything Goes Sister Act Card Challenge : Anything Goes Ladybug Crafts : Something Floral As You Like it Challenge : Favorite Twine or Ribbon and why – I really love this paper twine.It gives great texture and interest.There’s a lovely array of useful colours in the pack.BUT the biggest bonus being it ‘s only 99p from The Works!!LOL – can’t resist a crafty bargain 😉 Aud Sentiments Challenge : Anything but a birthday card with a sentiment Crafting By Designs : Anything Goes Digistamps 4 Joy : Make your own embellishments (flowers & tag) I love Promarkers : Summer Bearly Mine Challenges : Anything Goes Crafty Sentiments : Dies and Punches Going Grey With Scrap-Creations : Girls Just Want To Have Fun Through The Craft Room Door : Always Anything Goes
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