Sunday, March 4, 2012

Let's Ink It Up & a new blogger!


Let me start with the new blogger. Her name is Rina and she loves her Maggies! 
She is new to blogging and needs some followers so she can have her 100 followers candy draw! 
Hop on over to SCRAPBOOK FASHIONISTA to give her some love! 

UPDATE: ( I was in a hurry to post this, obviously with all my spelling mistakes above, that has since been fixed) lol Here's a sneak of her soon to be candy.


For the month of March we have a challenge you are going to love. Maybe it was difficult for some of us, THUS the point being a "Challenge", as I don't use this embellishment nearly enough!! 
Our challenge is to : 


REMEMBER: You must use rubber stamps here at Let's Ink It Up! 

Our sponsor for this month is the lovely lady who runs this fantastic challenge blog......
who is offering up a prize of her own, including some of her homemade flowers! 

I  have used a stamp that I won in a candy draw from Bettina (ps- she has more candy on now too). There were a whole bunch of Sweet Pea stamps in there & I knew I had to use this particular stamp due to the fact that the flowers are so beautiful! I am sorry I don't know the name of the stamp. 
I decoupaged the flowers. 
This is when the different thicknesses of pop up dots came in real handy. 
I colored them 3 times and layered them up, some of them I added a 3rd layer. 
You can see this better in the pictures below. 

When decoupaging flowers for a 3D effect I came to realize there is an advantage to having different thicknesses of pop up dots. I have small squares that are real thick, bigger squares that are less thick and wee circles that are the thinest of them all, and I used them all on my flowers! You can really see this in the pic below! 

The doily behind my image is cloth and I sponged it with SU ink to make it matchy matchy to the theme. 
And this large white flower I think came from Micheals! 
The papers on my card are all a mix match of paper themes! 
Ribbon leaves are from Really Reasonable Ribbons and the sentiment in the top right corner is from Some Odd Girl. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today. 
And I hope to see you at the Let's Ink It Up challenge this month! 

Challenges for my card
Top Tip Tuesday- Stitches Real or Faux
Simon Says Stamp- anything goes
Do U Stack Up- things with wings 
Cute Card Thursday- signs of spring
Stempeleinmaleins Challenge- sketch (see below)


Anita said...

This is so gorgeous. Awesome coloring and I love the cheesecloth and beautiful flowers.

Hanneke said...

Wow, your card is gorgeous! The image is stunning as well as your coloring and the 3D effect! Love the different thicknesses of the foam, great idea! Creates so much depth. Hugs, Hanneke

angelwhispers said...

Just divine I just love the 3d effect and this is wonderful looks fab on your side photo and the image is just perfect! Chanelle xxxx

mags said...

Beautiful card. Love the image that you have decoupaged. Great papers and embellishments.

CraftyC said...

Your card is beautiful Cor, so many pretty embellishments

Maria said...

This is really gorgeous, I love how you've decoupaged the flowers.

Maria x

Deneen said...

Great card, love all those layers, great tip on using different thicknesses of pop dots. Thanks for joining the Stitching Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

SuzanneK said...

OMG Cor, so much dimension, so many gorgeous blooms to admire. Love it, love your post too. Thanks for the kind words. Hugz Suzanne

Tamara Morton said...

Beautiful card Cor! love the depth and image Hugs

Flutterby Trina said...

Beautfiul card! Image is beautiful and you colouring is stunning!! Thanks for your fab tip too! I used to use a lot more sticky pads than I do now (Im Lazy!!) but never thought of playing with different thicknesses! Thanks for playing along wit us at TTT with our stitching challenge, Hope to see you again soon xx

coops said...

so fantastic cor.really gorgeous colours and design and i love the image :D

xx coops xx

Auntie Em said...

Corry, your card is beautiful! I am always so impressed with your layering and trim. The inked up doily is a great idea.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Denise and Louise said...

Gorgeous card - love the image and that amazing flower.
Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx

Lau W said...

Aw ! fab card, so many details, love it !

Rebekah said...

Fantastic work sweetie I love all your dimension on this fab layers Hugs Rebekah xx

Deb said...

Beautiful card!
Many thanks for joining in the
♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
this week! Debxx

Lisa M said...

Dream Big is a wonderful sentiment for your card and this image and that gorgeous bouquet of flower arrangements looks magnificent! I really like the layering very much. :) Your stitching looks excellent as well!

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips and don't forget our new Caught Our Eye winner post!
Hugs to you,
Lisa xx

WencheP said...

What a fabulous card. Fantastic colours and so many great details. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Anna said...

Stunning card! Love all the layers! Thank you for sharing with us at Flutter By Wed.

Dora said...

Wow Corry, this is AWESOME, I love your flowers and beautiful colouring .. yes different thickness of pop ups are so useful, sometimes I do two on each other as I don't have :D Hugs xxx

Tracey Brossart said...

WOW!! I tell ya every time I stop by your blog, I feel like I could stay here all day soaking up your stunning creations!! You are so very inspirational to me! And that stamp is awesome!!

xx Tracey xx

Roberta Laliberte said...

HOOO WOW! I am in love with this one GF! perfectly coloured and embellished!


~* Jay Jay *~ said...

Awesome card! I love all the details. Thanks for joining in the SEME challenge.

Jay Jay

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