Monday, 21 March 2016

Looking Rosy


Morning.
Although they are calling for snow flurries today where I live and we are still wearing our winter coats, I just can't stop thinking about Spring and seeing the flowers and being out in the garden in the sunshine.
 So, here's my card and what I did to create it.

I began by masking the edges then inked up this 'new to me' stamp from Impression Obsession with Versamark ink and stamped.  I then heat embossed with white powder and painted the flowers with diluted Brushos and a paint brush.  It is so easy to get the variations of colour using the Brushos and they apply so easily.  
I fussy cut one of the roses out so I could apply it to my card front with pop dots.  
The sentiment is from STAMPlorations.

 I am adding my card to these challenges:

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 Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Impression Obsession, STAMPlorations/ Versamark ink/ Memento bl ink/ pop dots/ white eb powder/ heat tool/ Brushos/ paint brush

22 comments:

  1. This came out so beautifully! The way you masked, colored, and cut out one rose to pop up! Absolutely love it! I have that background stamp in my NBUS box - thanks for reminding me!

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  2. I LOVE this, Karen, the roses are so gorgeous!!

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  3. Karen love your red card, it is a beauty. I thought of those in the eastern part of the countries (US, Canada) when I went to the nursery here in So CA. Everything is in bloom and it is certainly spring - but we are still in a drought. Stay warm.

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  4. This is beautiful! I love all the roses.

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  5. Gorgeous flowers Karen ... love the colour shading from the Brushos. Stay safe and warm Karen. We are having lots of rain on the west coast. xx

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  6. Wow...this is gorgeous, Karen! Love how you watercolored with the Brushos...so beautiful!

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  7. What a beauty! Wish we could get their stamps in the UK, Jo x

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  8. Oh, I love how you used your Brushos to color your tone-on-tone roses, and your design is stunning, Karen! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!

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  9. Ooh this is stunning! I love the colours and design xxx

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  10. May I have this beautiful roses?

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  11. Red again? I was sure you'd be back to blue ;) Beautiful bold image.

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous card as always, Karen. You have such a strong talent in design and execution! Youinspire me to create, although I'm often not as successful. :)

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  13. Beautiful, love the colours you used. Brilliant card.

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  14. Ns tuning card. Fab colour x

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  15. Absolutely stunning card, Thanks for joining us at ATCAS!!

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  16. So gorgeous, Karen. This reminds me of those folded ribbons roses. I'm sure it takes a knack to do coloring like this with brushoes.

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  17. WOW, Karen, this is gorgeous, and the red is amazing with the white embossing! And the added rose with leaves is perfection with the sentiment! Stunning card, sweet friend! Love it! xoxo

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  18. This is really gorgeous love, love it. Thanks for joining us over at ATCAS.

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  19. Beautiful card! Thank you for sharing it.

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