Friday, March 28, 2014

Elizabeth Craft Designs' Desiner Challenge - Flowers

I cut my base card at 5.5 x 8.5 from Regal Rose, added a layer of Basic Black & then Whisper White covered with Double Sided Adhesive....and that's where the magic happens.  Take a piece of Whisper White & a piece of Double Sided Adhesive cut to the same size, remove the backing on the DSA & stick it to the Whisper White.  Die cut 4 of each size from the Rose #799 die from Black Velvet Adhesive Sheets.  Remove the release sheet & now you have a sticky surface to stick the Rose die cuts to.  Now you can cover the entire Whisper White with Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter, shake off excess & polish the glitter in with your finger.
After you've polished it, the glitter really sparkles & you're ready to color.  To color, I used Stampin' Write Markers in Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Peach Parfait, Pink Pirouette & Melon Mambo.  This is the first time I have tried using Stampin' Write Markers & I think they worked great but took a little longer to dry than alcohol based markers.

It was hard to capture all the glittery goodness of this card - BUT believe me that it IS very glittery!  After I finished coloring the roses, I added a strip of Melon Mambo Scallop Dots Ribbon to the bottom.  The sentiment is from the stamp set called Too Kind & it's stamped on a scallop oval from Karen Burniston's Oval Accordion Card die.  To get the yellow in the center & keep the edges white, simply put the die back over your die cut & sponge with Daffodil Delight Classic Ink.

Here's a close up of all the beautiful Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter.  I love this glitter, it is so soft like powdered sugar & it's texture is very smooth once you've applied it to your card stock.  I colored around the roses with my markers & let it fade out into the white.

Here's the inside of my card.  I added a layer of Basic Black, Whisper White & Melon Mambo Scallop Dots Ribbon.  I die cut the Rose stem from Old Olive & the bud from Regal Rose and Black Velvet Adhesive Sheets.  I seriously thought about glittering this rose too, but I liked the crisp clean look of just the Black Velvet outline over the Rose.

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Happy Stamping,

Supplies are Stampin' Up! unless noted
Stamps: Too Kind
Paper: Regal Rose, Basic Black, Old Olive, Whisper White
Black Velvet Adhesive Sheets & Double Sided Adhesive Sheets(Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Ink:  Basic Black Classic Ink
Stampin' Write Markers: Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Peach Parfait, Pink Pirouette, Melon Mambo
Dies: Rose #799 & Oval Accordion Card #772 (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Accessories: Melon Mambo Scallop Dots Ribbon
Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter #641, 5 x 12 Double Sided Adhesive (Elizabeth Craft Designs)


  1. Raquel! Now that I'm over the shock of this NOT being a Pop it UPs card ... I LOVE it. So glittery and beautiful with that black velvet. BEAUTIFUL!
    Karen A

  2. Such a beautiful and elegant card Raguel! And I love how you used the rose outlines for this technique. Gorgeous!!

  3. beautiful card Raquel ... oh and ditto what Karen A said ;)