Sunday, March 16, 2014

Believe In Your Dreams

Believe In Your Dreams
Made this card for a colleague who is leaving end of the month due to 'organization restructure'. I made this card a bit earlier as I want our direct manager (who is retiring this Tuesday) to pen down some messages for her as well.

Fusion Card Challenge #6
I decided to play with Fusion Card Challenge #6 as shown above. I use both the sketch and photo inspiration whereby the photo inspiration has given me idea to use flower and incorporate green in my card.

Close-up : Masking stamping of the flowers and leaves
I found a matching flower pattern paper to the flower stamp I want to use. After some masking stamping to the flowers and leaves, I match the coloring of the stamped flower to the pattern paper as well. The bottom of the scene (flowers) is distressed with some orange color to mimic garden of flowers. While the top of the scene (sky) is distressed in blue to mimic the sky.

Close-up : Layer of mats
The scene is attached onto a green card stock which later onto the matching flower pattern paper. Finally, it is attached onto a pink card base.

Close-up : Shinning butterfly wing
The butterfly wings are stamped on a separate white card stock and colored using Copic markers before it is trimmed. Some glossy accents are added to it before it is attached to the scene using pop dots.

Close-up : Three pink gems
As final touch, three pink gems are added to the ending sentiment for some blings.

Dimension : 13.97cm x 13.97cm or 5.5" x 5.5"
Type : Horizontal fold
Inlay : None

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This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by :
1) Fusion Card Challenge #6 (ends on 20 March 2014)
3) Natalie and Amy's Challenge - #18 Flowers (ends on 29 March 2014)

Stamps and tools used :


Laura Davis said...

This is really pretty!

Jen said...

very pretty x
Thanks for joining us this week
Jen xx
Less Is More

Lynn Mangan said...

What a beautiful card for your co-worker. I love all the vibrant colors. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fusion!

SmilynStef said...

Your floral paper frame is perfect ... an I love how you colored those flowers ... so very glad you joined us at the Fusion Card Challenge.

Anne said...

What a pretty card
Thanks for taking the Less is More Challenge this week
(Guest commenter LIM)

Anonymous said...

Very pretty card. Lovely coloring.

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Gorgeousness all in one place - Thanks for sharing with us over at Eclectic Ellapu

Michelle Lupton said...

What a lovely bright card! Thanks for playing along with us at FUSION :)

Geri said...

What an uplifting card! The colors are beautiful...I'm sure she will appreciate this! So happy to see the FUSION inspiration in your creation! Thanks for playing along!

Betty J. said...

Lovely coloring on your card. Thanks for playing along with us in the Fusion card challenge and hope to see you again.

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