Saturday, March 18, 2017

One Layer With a Pop Up

The Mod Squad Blog Challenge for this week was to make a one layer card and then add one popped up image on it. So this was the design I came up for this challenge.

I have developed a fond love of stencils of late so I went and found one in my stencil drawer that had never seen ink before and used that. It is a Sheena Douglas one called Distress Grid. And, I just recently bought a rainbow type pad from Hero Arts which is called Ombre Spring Brights which I used to ink up the stenciled design using some finger daubers. I also stamped flowers randomly with that ink using a set also by Sheena Douglas and called Just Truckin'.

One of the flowers I stamped onto a separate piece of white card stock and fussy cut that out. I laid that aside and then took and placed two strips of Washi tape masks on the card with approximately a 3/8ths opening. In that opening I sponged on some black ink to make it look like a ribbon. After removing the tape to reveal my faux ribbon I then popped up the fussy cut flower over the top. I added a black gem to the center of that popped flower and stamped a sentiment from an Altenew set called Painted Inspiration to finish the card.

Well, I got some unexpected company today which was my daughter and granddaughter. And they brought me some beautiful coral colored roses. I was so surprised. They stayed for lunch and some visiting until it was time for them to travel back to their home.

Well here's wishing you all a wonderful rest of the weekend. It sure was a nice sunny day here. And, thanks for visiting and for all the great comments you leave.

God bless,


Cheryl Wright said...

This is stunning, Verna!! So full on colour and texture. Love the flowers too, they are gorgeous!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Beautiful card! Love the stencilling and the popped up flower. How sweet that you got an impromptu visit from family! Gorgeous bouquet!

Judy Woodland said...

Your stenciling is superb, my dear. LOVE the soft colors and shading. Wonderful design too, just a really pretty card!

Unknown said...

LOVE your bright happy card! The grid background is so pretty stamped with that ombre pad and the random placements of your pretty flowers looks great too! Gorgeous roses, sounds like a wonderful afternoon!

Kathy Krug said...

Love what you are doing with the stencils. Pretty colors and great sentiment. How fun to have a surprise visit.

Donna Ellis said...

What a delightful, thoughtful surprise, Verna! The roses are beautiful! Lovely card, and a colorful use of the stencil. Your popped up flower is the perfect touch, and a great card for the challenge. Soooo pretty! Hugs, de

Unknown said...

Super card and love the colour of the roses as well. Wonderful surprise.

Karen Dunbrook said...

pretty card, love the color blends....
nice surprise!
xx Karen

Verna Angerhofer said...

I accidentally deleted this post so hope I can place it here for you to view.

Downsouth wrote:
Where was I when you posted this one, Verna? I must have had company
at the time. Its the same neat inkpad, right? Verna gone wild
with spring and an inkpad. I like the font that was used for this
card; I like its different and and that is what the whole card
says to me.

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