Friday, May 4, 2012

Not Quite Navy Apothecary Art

I recently joined up to a Facebook page called Stampin' Up Card Swap. You make a card for some one and then send it off to them and you get one in return. It is a fantastic way to get different ideas from other people.

The people that partake in the swap are from all over the world, so who knows where your inspiring card will come from! 


If you want to join in the fun with others around the world Click here to find the Stampin' Up Card Swap Page.

This is the first swap that I have done though this page. It is destined for the US and I hope that the recipient will like my card that I have made for her.



I used the watercolour pencils to colour the flowers and sponged up the card a bit with Crumb Cake ink to give it a bit of a vintage feel.


I also layered the pleated satin ribbon over the seam binding ribbon for a different effect.
I wish I could be there to see the recipients face when she receives this card. I do love to see peoples reactions to the cards that I give them


Have fun and Happy Stampin'

Rochelle xo


Products Used
Stamps: Apothecary Art
Cardstock: Not Quite Navy, Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Twitterpated DSP, Water Colour Paper
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Crumb Cake, Baja Breeze, StazOn Jet Black
Other: Big Shot Die Cutting Machine, Petals-a-Plenty Embossing Folder, Framelits-Labels Collection, Watercolour Pencils, Aqua Painter, Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon, Baja Breeze Pleated Satin Ribbon, Basic Pearls.

2 comments:

  1. This is really beautiful, Rochelle. I love the sponged Crumb Cake background, and the way you've combined the blues. Gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete

Thank You for taking the time to comment on my creations! I really love to hear what you think and will try to respond as soon as I can! Rochelle xo