Sunday, 13 March 2011

Flutterby......

Morning fellow bloggers, I can't believe it after a half decent week I get a day off to do some fence painting and its grey and raining......I think I'll get this fence up about July at this rate, oh well theres only one thing to do, I'll nip upstairs to my craft room and do some painting of the kind that I love doing......lol. My sister picked up the card that I did for her hubbys birthday yesterday and she was thrilled with it so that made my day.(see previous post). So I'm sure Spring will arrive soon so todays card is one I did do at a class with Linda Elbourne, using B Line stamps and lots of yummy distress ink. I have a real problem getting the depth of colour that I want so mine all tend to turn out subtle, I'll have to start getting some of the colour washes that have just come out as they look alot easier to use for darker colouring. The background image was embossed in white and then distressed over and then using a sheet of paper irioned over to remove the embossed image....cool technique and very effective. the buterflies are images cut out and added afterwards, using stickles to highlight parts of the image.


Challenges
Colour Create.....greens, brown/cream and black.
Creative Inspiration.....white, beige and greens.
Just for fun....try a new technique (embossed background).
Stamp Something Friday.....cream and green.
Artisitic Stamper......Spring has Sprung
Lets Ink It Up......Embossing

Have fun
hugs

24 comments:

Zoechaos said...

Daniele so pleased you have found us and joined in this week! The Embossed resist is a great technique one I'm sure you will you again and again as your exploration of colour continues. Have never noticed any lack of colour in your fabulous work and have been a fan for a while now. Thank you for joining us this week at Just for Fun hope we will see you again XOXO Zoe

Jaqi said...

What a gorgeous card , the colours are beautiful. Someone is going to be so pleased to recieve this. Thanks for the inspiration im seeing so many new techniques this week i dont want to go to work this afternoon i just want to play lol.

sam21ski said...

OOoh this is just gorgeous and I love the colour. That fab embossing technique really looks good and brings a different dimension to your card. Fabulous - thanks for playing along with us on JFF this week - Sam xxxx

Sue said...

This is beautiful, I love the hint of white. A fabulous card x

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow this is beautiful, love your technique, gorgeous image and details, thanks for joining into our colour create challenge, hugs Liz xx

Meggymay said...

The colours are gorgeous Daniele, its a stunning card.

Von said...

Lovely colours Daniele
Thanks for sharing and joing us at Just for Fun :)
Von x

Julie Forest said...

Hi, Daniele! Absolutely stunning card! I think your background looks fabulous - lots of color and depth! :)

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Daniele and I do love the colours you have used :o)

the weather here is pants too lol!

hugs Vicky xx

Netty said...

Beautiful card Daniele, love those butterflies. Annette x

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Lovely, you did a great job with the challenge, luv the colors!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Daniele.
luv
Debby

Dolly Daydreams said...

Yet another new technique for me to try, your colors are lovely and so is your stamping.

Marie

Hels Sheridan said...

beautiful card Daniele, thanks for joining us at the AS challenge

cebelica said...

This card is stunning. Well done! By the way, there's an award for you on my blog: http://crafty-little-bee.blogspot.com/2011/03/some-lovely-candy-at-my-friends-blog.html

shell said...

Gorjuss card hun, thoses butterflies are amazing,thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
Shell xx

NGCARDS said...

This is a very sweet card! Thanks for joining in with our Colour Scheme at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge Blog! xxx

florenceandfreddie said...

Stunning Card Daniele.
Regards Florence.

Shirl said...

Your embossed background image is beautiful is shows up perfectly. The whole card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at let's Ink It Up.
Hugs Shirley x x

Cor* said...

Truly inspirational! TFS with us a LIIU! I could totally just reach out and touch those butterflies!

Neet said...

What gorgeous colours you have used - all Spring like and sunny. (Sorry it was not like that for the "fence" work).
Love the resist technique you have done, always one of my favourite techniques and the stamp you used is perfect for this.
Thanks for joining us at JFF.

Maggie said...

lovely card and great colour very spring looking

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Love the colour combination and the butterflies.

Artyjen said...

Gorgeous Spring card ;)Love the details.
Thanks for playing along at The Artistic Stamper this month
xoxo Sioux