Friday, January 10, 2014

Deep Red Stamps in Purple

'I have a beautiful new purple card to share today. The patterned paper is by Quick Quotes, part of a 6x6 pad I won a few months back. Throughout my shopping either at stores or on the internet, I have a hard time finding purple patterned paper in the 6x6 pads. I came across this one and had to get. 

The stamp I used is called Violet Chalk Flowers and can be found at A Cherry on Top and/or at Scrapbook dot com. I heat embossed the image onto Neenah Solar White Cardstock with Versa Mark ink and white embossing powder by Stamp N Plus. I then used Spun Sugar and Milled Lavender distress inks by Ranger to bring in the color starting from the edges and carefully with a light hand pulling it into the center. I love my blending tools also by Ranger for this technique. On the flowers and leaves I used a water pen with distress markers ink. Once I was happy with it I sprayed the entire image with water mixed with Ranger's Perfect Pearls. It gives the whole piece a beautiful shimmer. 

For the rest of my card I used dark purple cardstock by Bazzill, embossing folder is by Darice and light purple cardstock is unknown.

Thanks for stopping by to take a look.






Challenges:
http://sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.com/- creative technique {inking the image and spraying it with the PP and water}

17 comments:

  1. Cindy, love the purples and shimmer. Thanx for joining us this week at Sassy Studio Designs.
    the little SSD brother

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  2. Oooh, I love how you set the image off! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs!

    Hugs, Adina

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  3. Hi, Cindy: Love your purple card especially your design. Thanks for entering our Challenge #52 - "Anything Goes"

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  4. I really like the embossing and it's a lovely colour! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  5. Hi, Thank-you for entering the Cards Galore Challenge, “Anything Goes”. This month, good luck and we hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs Erin x

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  6. I love purples and this is lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card challenge this week

    -Angeline DT

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  7. Love the image and papers. Thanks for joining our Patterned Paper Challenge at Delightful Challenges.

    ~~Chris
    DC-DT

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  8. Lovely card, thank you for joining us with our Anything goes theme at The Crafter's Cafe.
    Hugs Debs

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  9. Great monochromatic card. Thanks for joining us at My Heart Pieces.PennyRae DT

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  10. lovely card :) nice use of purple colours - thanks for joining Penny's challenge this week!! Steph DT - www.cardmakingpassion.com

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  11. Fabulous job adding color to that lovely bloom! I'm originally a MI gal - have ordered from A Cherry on Top too! Thanks for joining the fun at Simply Create Too!

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  12. Fab, love the color and shimmering!! Thank you from playing with us this time at Creative moments, hugs Kate DT

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  13. Great card and image thanks for joining us on our anything goes at Stampin with the Dragon Challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

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  14. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  15. Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this fortnight. xx

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  16. Very pretty! Thank you for joining us for our DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    Kim
    SSD DT

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  17. Love the shimmer! Thanks for linking to the Dreamweaver challenge.

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Cindy