Friday, 5 May 2017

Stenciled Flower

Hi and welcome!  It's time for another challenge at The Flower Challenge and this month we are CASEing the Design Team.  That's right - choose any of the design team cards and CASE it.

For my card, I went with one of my favorite techniques - stenciling.

I took a panel of white cardstock and placed a NBUS Hero Arts stencil on the left hand side.  I then sponged over the top with Faded Jeans and Broken China Distress Oxide inks, keeping the darker color to the top.  Once that was done, I stamped the gorgeous Penny Black Dreamy stamp in Versafine Onyx Black ink and this beautiful sentiment from SugarPea Designs.

The panel was die-cut with a stitched die and adhered to a white card base with foam tape.

Thanks for visiting.  The Design Team have some wonderful designs to CASE so head on over and check them out.

I'm linking this up to the Always Fun Challenge, who are looking for flowers this week.

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Products used:

Stamps:  Dreamy (Penny Black), Kindness Matters (SPD)
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black, Faded Jeans, Broken China Distress Oxide Inks
Cardstock:  White
Dies:  Inside/Out Stitched Rectangles (MFT)
Accessories:  Diamond Stencil (Hero Arts)



Linda Callahan said...

Oh my.....very it!

Susanne Vargas said...

Love the graphic stencil combined with the organic flower! And that sentiment is great, too!

Lyn said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Aileen said...

Beautiful creation Karren,love the use of the stencil behind this flower. So eye catching.

Unknown said...

Fabulous CAS design, Karren! Distress Oxide inks seem to blend more softly in rich colors! The stenciling in ombre is beautifully done!

Viv said...

Such a beautiful card Karren! Love that pretty flower and fab sentiment. Must get some of those inks 😀 hugs Viv xx

Barb Ghig said...

Oh, I really love all the movement you created with this bloom, and that you paired it with this fabulous stencil! Loving the ombre' effect, too! Really stunning card, Karren!

Karen Dunbrook said...

love how this turned out Karren...gorgeous looking card. That stencil is amazing with the flower.
xx Karen

Cara said...

Just stunning, love how you've blended the blues in the geometric background. Cara x

Jen Mitchell said...

Gorgeous! Love the graphic background design which really shows off the floral image and sentiment.

Karen Davis said...

Hi Karren :) The stencil is completely divine, especially in the gorgeous blues you have used. Love the flower stamp too. Lovely!

Ruth said...

Beautiful! I love that you've only partially covered the panel in the stencil and the black of the flower and the sentiment is perfect. It's so classy! xx

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh wow! This is awesome!

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Hello Karren: I love the striking detail of this lovely and graphic blue stenciling as a background for this delicate Penny Black flower, I love it, been after it because you can't go wrong with it, any color looks amazing with it and, when you emboss it with glitter looks gorgeous too.
That sentiment is so profound and so very true, words and actions to live by.

Misty Elam said...

This is gorgeous!! I love that sentient, I love the background stamp and the black image against it. I just love it all!! Thanks for joining us at Always Fun Challenges. Hope to see you again soon!!
Misty DT

Claire Grantham said...

I had to CASE your card Karren, I fell in love with it the minute I saw it, love that stencil! Cx