Thursday, August 24, 2017

More Fun with Cas-ual Fridays!




You may have noticed that I've been using the Pretty Posies stamp set 
from CAS-ual Fridays quite a bit recently. I can't seem to get enough of it.
The flowers look fantastic colored or left alone as a b&w image so for this 
card I did a bit of both.

To begin I stamped the images in versamark and then heat set it with clear embossing powder.

I've never colored on black card stock before but I remembered hearing a 
tip that you should color the image with white first and then add your color. 
I'm not sure where I heard that but it's a great tip!

Originally I was going to color the edges of the flowers with another color 
but I like how leaving them white helped to connect them to the b&w image.

I think I'll try coloring on other dark colored card stock - 
I like the look it gives.

The sentiment is from a fun stamp set that was designed by CAS-ual Fridays exclusively for one of Catherine Pooler's Stamp of Approval collections.
It's called Young at Heart and you can find it HERE


I'm playing along with the following challenges:

Seize the Birthday - anything goes
Addicted to Stamps and More - anything goes #256

Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

supplies:
stamps: Pretty Posies (CAS-ual Fridays), Young at Heart (SOA)
ink: versamark
paper: whisper white thick (SU), basic black (SU)
accessories: clear embossing powder (SU), white embossing powder (SU), 
                   pencil crayons (Prismacolor), stitched stackable rectangles (lawn fawn), 
                   white gelly roll pen (Sakura), craft foam (Michaels)


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10 comments:

  1. Yes loving the stamps and love that you can colour them or not and such a fun idea to do both on this eye catching card x

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  2. INCREDIBLE! WOW! So impressed with this card! Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Seize the Birthday...we really so appreciate it!

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  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sparkles, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  4. Fun & beautiful! Those flowers really are wonderful!

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  5. beautiful stamping and love the colourful focus. A great card.Thanks for playing along with us at Addicted to Stamps & More. Hope to see you again
    Shylaa DT@ATSM
    Adhiraacreations

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