Sunday, 12 August 2018

Serene Garden Smooching

Welcome to today's Crazy Crafters blog hop with special guest Alison Solven from Canada, you may be familiar with her blog Stamp Crazy with Alison, if not you should check it out! Our task today is to CASE (copy and selectively edit one of Alison's creations, I was inspired by this creation:

I love the emboss resist technique, but instead of Brusho's for my colour, I've chosen to do some "smooching" and then used an aqua painter for colouring the detail of the Serene Garden stamp, here is what I was inspired to create:

I've copper embossed the image from Serene Garden and used the gorgeous Mint Macaron for my smooched background, then darkened the foliage with an Aqua Painter using Shaded Spruce, and added Lovely Lipstick for a pop of colour. 

Next I stamped the edge of the card base with the delicate leaves, then embossed the sentiment from A Big Thank You and dressed up with a Basic Brad threaded with Copper Metallic Thread, and added Copper Trim under the sentiment banner.

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  1. Super Pretty Sue! Love that Pop of Lovely Lipstick!

  2. Gorgeous! I love all your cards Sue and this one doesn't disappoint.

  3. Wow! Stunning! That card of Alison's was on my short list to CASE and I'm so glad I eventually chose another because yours is perfect!

  4. This is gorgeous! I love everything about this card!!

  5. Great card. I am not sure what a smooching technique is but I like the soft background with a pop of colour.❤

  6. Your smooching technique is very cool!! I love your layout - great CASE, Sue!!

  7. Beautiful Sue, lvoe the smooshing and the embossing. Gorgeous CASE

  8. Sue, as always your card does not disappoint. Your card is just so elegant. The techniques you do are all so beautiful done and placed. It's a gorgeous colour card and not fully pink, but where you have placed the pink. It is a Wow on the eyes. You are so Talented Sue Vine. I love absolutely everything about this card.

  9. I had my eye on this card too - you have done a beautiful, serene take on it! Beautiful!


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