Friday, 4 October 2013

Venetian Tangerine Dahlia


Sorry I haven't had a lot of projects to share recently - I've been so busy doing overtime at work and prepping for classes that I haven't had any time to 'play' as much as I would like! Thank goodness for challenges that keep me making things lol! This week at the Friday Mashup, Tara has a great combination for us...

Here's your Mashup Challenge:
  1. Create a project with "Ripped paper."
  2. Create a project with a "a fussy cut image." (Cut something out)
  3. Or Mash it Up and create a project "with some Ripped paper & something Fussy Cut."

Now I love me some cutting, and ripped paper makes me think of vintagey kind of cards, so I headed in that direction using the beautiful Venetian Romance designer paper and the latest addition to my stamp collection - Regarding Dahlias (you might be seeing this a lot...!)

I stamped the flower twice onto Very Vanilla with Tangerine Tango ink then very quickly added some clear embossing powder and heat embossed to give a bit of texture and shine (neither of which you can see in the photo!). I coloured the flower in with a Crisp Cantaloupe marker along with the matching inkpad and blender pen, then cut out one whole flower and one smaller one to pop over the top. The leaves (from Joyful Christmas) were stamped on Pistachio Pudding with matching ink and also cut out.

I used some other challenges to help me on this one: Ann's fun tic-tac-toe challenge from the Paper Players as well as Karen's sketch from the Sweet Sunday Sketch...

Here's the recipe:
Stamps: Regarding Dahlias, Petite Pairs, Joyful Season
Ink: Tangerine tango, Crisp Cantaloupe, Soft Suede, Pistachio Pudding
Paper: Venetian Romance dsp, Very Vanilla, Pistachio Pudding, Soft Suede
Accessories: Pearls, clear EP, Very Vanilla seam binding

Make sure you check out the rest of the design team's fussy cut creations this week!

Thanks for stopping by...

x Amy x


  1. Amy, I admired your beautiful creation over at Friday Mashup and I was so happy to see it at The Paper Players, too! Love all the delicious layers and the terrific layout. Thanks for playing!

  2. Beautiful layout and fussy cutting!

  3. Lovely Card, Amy. There's not one thing I would change about your card - each piece just works beautifully with the next.

  4. This is just stunning Amy. I love the soft colors and that gorgeous flower!

  5. Such a great color combo Amy! I love how you put all the elements together, every single detail is perfection!
    Hugs :)

  6. This is so very gorgeous! Beautiful soft colors with that stunning flower. The pearls and bow really finish it off nicely. Thank you for sharing such a lovely card!