Feb 1, 2015

Delicate Florals for Penny Black and More

Hello and happy Sunday! February already, that means time for a new Penny Black and More challenge. We are making it very easy for you this time around. Anything goes it this month's theme. I do hope you'll play along. You may use any stamp company, just no digis and also the main focal point does need to be stamped, but it can also be a Penny Black stickeroo.

I got out my favorite floral stamp set for this challenge - Delicate Florals.
 
There is just something I absolutely love about these flowers!
I started out by stamping the flower with black ink. Then I masked the blooms with masking fluid. I also flicked the paint brush onto the paper for some random white spots. Once the masking fluid was dry, I inked up the background using distress ink, and stamped the flowers again using the same color distress ink. I also used the the clear heart shaped sentiment from one of Penny Black's newest clear stamp sets on the background. I didn't want to show the complete heart, so I bent the sentiment to randomly stamp some words here and there. 
After this was finished, I rubbed off the masking fluid and colored the blooms with copic markers. Sentiment from was added along with some twine to finish it off. I simply rounded the bottom portion of it using a circle nestabilities shape.


Products used:
Delicate Florals, So Very Much
black archival ink, turquoise distress in
Windsor &Newton masking fluid
copic markers, twine


I am also playing along here:
Kit and Clowder Anything Goes
Open-Minded Challenges - no pink , no red 
Sweet Stampin - love
Sister Act Card Challenge -  Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge -  Valentine or Love Sentiment
Scrap & Craft Challenge - Flowery Cards
C.R.A.F.T. -  Valentines Day/Love
Simon Says Stamp -  Anything goes
Stampavie and More - lots of flowers
 
Thanks so much for visiting!!

31 comments:

  1. A gorgeous creation Elly, the subtle stamping in the background works so well and then the lovely colour of the bolder flower heads.

    Hope you have a good Sunday and if it's as cold there as here, keep warm.

    B x

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  2. Hi Ellie, beautiful stamping, lovely the colours blue and lilac together. Gorgeous card!
    Hugs;-))m

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  3. Gorgeous colours and lovely stamping on your card Ellie. Such a versatile stamp set with three separate images. I like the rounded sentiment too.

    Shirley

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  4. Beautiful card, Ellie! I love the colors and the background stamping.

    I have been playing with these stamps (thank you for your very fast turnaround on my order) and hope to enter this challenge.

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  5. Absolutely STUNNING!!! LOVING the colors!!!!!

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  6. Beautiful color combination and stunning card!

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  7. Wow, what a gorgeous card! I love the background you created with distress ink and stamping - it really makes the coloured flowers pop!

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous card Ellie, lovely stamps, colours & details x Susan x

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  9. Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!! The flowers are beautiful!! I love the colors!! This is fabulous!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  10. Oooo what a stunning background & I too love that flower.

    Ooooo I so loved your comment about Bryan Adams - we could have seen him last year, but the tickets were £65 each ! - although I did see him years ago, when he was support band for Tina Turner !, luv Sam x

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  11. Love how you masked off the flowers and created your background! Beautiful card!

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  12. Wonderful card Ellie - thanks for letting us know how you did the background, it is the perfect accent to the wonderful image of the focal point.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  13. gorgeous card ellie! wow, i love the colour scheme and how you've coloured the flowers!

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  14. Thank you for explaining how you made this beautiful card. Your stamp and color choices are perfection.

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  15. Such a beautiful card!
    Beautiful colors and lovely details.
    Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More.
    Anne

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  16. This is so beautiful, stunning layout! Love the color applied on your card too! Thanks for joinng Open-Minded Crafting fun Challenge, good luck to you!
    Rebecca, DT

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  17. Such a beautiful clean and simple card

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  18. This is a soft, pretty card. I love the image and how you stamped it on the background as well.

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  19. Gorgeous! I love the backgrounds you create!

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  20. How incredibly gorgeous (and scrumptiously colorful!) hugs, de

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  21. Oh WOW this is stunning and beautiful.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  22. This is stunning. Thank you for sharing with us at c.r.a.f.t. Challenge. Marlene DT

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  23. Fabulous card Ellie, the colours are stunning, thank you for playing with Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  24. Stunning! I love the colors and papers! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.
    Tina - DT

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  25. such a lovely card!
    Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Natalie
    INKognito
    Stop by for my Birthday Candy :)

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  26. Love the background you made, and it's perfect for the bold colored flowers. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week :)

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  27. This is doubly t\beautiful - the background and the florals!

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  28. Very very beautiful! Love your card. Thanks for joining us at stamavie and more!

    Hugs Steffi

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  29. Stunning card!!!! Thanks for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Fun and good luck!
    Hugs,
    Lynne, Open Minded Crafting Fun DT

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  30. Really beautiful card. The background is fabulous, I love it! Thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges, Good Luck! Hope to see you back again soon.

    Hanne, DT

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