Friday, June 6, 2008

Another sympathy card

I made this card for another of the challenges on the CHF forum. This one is a sketch challenge.

I started by creating the background. Using the direct to paper technique, I dragged pale plum, creamy caramel, sahara sand, ruby red, vanilla craft and white craft. The white toned down the brightness. Then I stamped the narrow fern with artichoke ink and the dragonfly in burgundy. I then stamped the large plants in chocolate craft ink and clear embossed them. The vertical strip is pierced and layered on vanilla. The sentiment is stamped on a piece that was cut off the background and punched with my large oval punch, popped up and backed with another oval.

The flower is made up of a scalloped circle punch in cameo coral, a large felt flower, a punched flower in cameo coral and a prima flower and is attached with a brown brad.

Supplies:
stamps: nature silhouettes, silhouette blooms I (Cornish Heritage Farms)
ink: pale plum, creamy caramel, sahara sand, ruby red, vanilla craft and white craft (SU), jet black stazon
paper: very vanilla, groovy guava, cameo coral, cranberry
other: large oval punch, piercing tool, mat pack, clear ep, heat tool, scalloped circle (Marvy Uchida), flower punch (EK Success), prima flower, felt flower (Creative Impressions), brad, dimensional foam tape

I'm so glad you stopped by.

2 comments:

beate said...

Melody, your card is stunning! I love it!
Have a great weekend

Susan (rainy) said...

Oh such yummy rich colors! This is beautiful!