Today sees the beginning of the second September Challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches. This week it's a sketch designed by Karen.
I decided to rotate the sketch for my card and make the wonderful Uniko chrysanthemum stamp a big feature.
I started by stamping the chrysanthemum with versamark and heat embossing it in white. Then I used the small distress ink pads and applied them directly to the card - love how this gives such vivid and strong colours.
And a pat on the back for me as I actually remembered to use an embossing powder bag, makes such a difference. I've taken to storing it on top of my embossing powder pots so I see it every time I go to use the powders - looks like it's working!
I drew inside a circular die to get the curved bottom shape and then hand cut it. The whole thing was adhered to a yellow card base and the sentiment was stamped and embossed in white.
Stamps: Uniko, Pure Florals, Chrysanthemum, All Occasion Sentiments #3
Inks: Versamark; Ranger distress, mustard seed, spiced marmalade, picked raspberry
Embossing: Ranger superfins, white
This is a really funky sketch and has masses of potential, so I can't wait to see what you all come up with. I've been amazed by the rest of the CC&S DT cards - here - go take a peek.
Thanks for your time today, your visit to my blog is greatly appreciated. And keep crafting!