Saturday, 1 July 2017

Altenew Vintage Flowers

The current Masterclasses at StampNation have motivated me to get my gelatos out of hiding and give them a proper work-out.


After I had prepped my watercolour cardstock with gesso, I layered several colours of gelatos and worked them in using a moist finger and a paint brush until I had the look I was going for. I then took the middle layer of the largest flower (NBUS Vintage Flowers, Altenew) and stamped this repeatedly using white pigment ink. I also stamped layer 3 of one of the leaves stamp. Next, I stamped the 3rd layer of the flower using Grapevine ink (Altenew) and then used one of the small outlined flower images as a filler in a few spots. I adhered my panel to my white card base using liquid glue and foam-mounted my sentiment strip (Birthday messages, SSS, stamped in Grapevine ink). I did not set out to create a card with a vintage look and feel, but boy, do I love how this turned out.

I took my inspiration from the colour scheme and flower theme of the June inspiration photo at the Altenew blog.


I'm also linking up my card at:

SSS Wednesday - Anything goes
Creative Artiste - #27 Anything mixed media goes
In the Pink - #122 Special occasion

Seize the Birthday - Anything birthday goes





9 comments:

  1. It sounds like a real fun inky creation Marianne and what a stunning result, it's just so beautifully feminine.

    B x

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  2. Eerst even 2x lezen hoe je dit gedaan hebt.moet je me maar een keer laten zienšŸ˜Ž Hier kun je ook eindeloos mee variĆ«ren: heb je nog wat kerstkaart ideeĆ«n nodig? Bij deze! Grappig zo'n heel andere kaart tussen al je anderen.leuk. Xxx Ineke ☀️

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  3. A very pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Creative Artiste this month, Jane (DT) :) x

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  4. This card is fabulous! I'm usually not one to like vintage too much but this is wonderful!

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  5. Loved how you used the gelatos, lovely work, thanks for playing along with us at http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.com.au/

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  6. hello such a pretty background...luv the color...awesome cas card! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  7. Your card is beautiful. I love how you created that gorgeous background and the pretty colors. Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

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  8. your background really looks very professional! great idea to not add more than a sentiment. I like your card a lot!

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  9. Your card is fabulous!! I LOVE how you created that wonderful background!

    Thanks for sharing at In The Pink - good luck and hope to see you again soon.

    Christine x

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