Thursday, 22 September 2016

Muse 184 - Happy Birthday


Here's my card for this week's Muse Challenge. Jenni gave us this gorgeous card as our inspiration:


I was inspired by Jenni's:
-floral theme
-colours
-layout
-black sentiment

I have had this set for a long time, but never really used it. Jenni inspired me to get it out. I decided to 'reverse' my colours and make the flower white with a blue sponged background around it.

I stamped the flower in versamark. For the centres and leaves, I used my MISTI to stamp once in colour then once again in versamark. Then I embossed the whole thing with clear embossing powder before sponging with distress inks.

I used:


12 comments:

  1. Your reverse inking of the inspiration piece is genius. The sponging around the flower looks amazing. And I love the circular panel and sequins.

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  2. Wonderful in many ways, Ardith! Thank you for the reminder of how helpful it is to use the Misti for stamping additional colors/layers! Love your yellow flower center being clear embossed with the entire blossom!

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  3. Beautiful! This card is so precious and peaceful!

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  4. Love the switch around of colours and the circle instead of square .... may have to CASe this in future!:)x

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  5. Love the switch around of colours and the circle instead of square .... may have to CASe this in future!:)x

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  6. So light and fresh - love the reverse idea!

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  7. Classic Ardyth card - CAS, elegant and absolutely stunning
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Really cool idea to reverse the colors! Beautiful sponging and love the bling!

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  9. Gorgeous! Love how you reversed the colours and I need to remember that trick for embossing.

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  10. Lovely take on the Muse card, Ardyth :)

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  11. Soft, delicate and oh so pretty, Ardyth! Hugs, Anita :)

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