Saturday, November 18, 2017

Another Take on Build-a-Flower (Gardenia)

Happy Saturday, friends!
I am popping in with another take of Build-a-Flower Gardenia.
 
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Altenew BUILD A FLOWER GARDENIA Clear Stamp and Die Set ALT5274

Altenew_BAF_Gardenia_Virginia #2
Instead of keeping it white/grey-ish like I did last time, I took a more colorful approach.

blessed to have you in my life
Instead of using ink, I used one of my favorites- Alcohol Inks.

Steps I took to create this card (products are highlighted):
~apply Alcohol Ink(see here and here) on Bazzill Vellum
~emboss the Gardenia in Antique Gold
~make the die cut and adhere them to Pale Gray card stock
~stamp the leafy background in Seashore
~embellish with Gold Glitter Tape and Pretty Pink Posh sequins  


blessed #2

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12 comments:

Dotty Jo x said...

Stunning work, Virginia, Jo x

Harriet said...

Simply beautiful. I have been experimenting with alcohol inks....need much more practice.

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous cards! Love that beautiful flower. I have to remember to get my alcohol inks out... have not used them in ages!

conil said...

Grey and yellow (or in this case gold), I'm in love. Don't really know what to say except, you're a genius. Using the vellum gives this bloom an ethereal quality that lifts it way up beyond the norm. Breath-taking.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is so beautiful!!!

Lisa Elton said...

You always come up with the prettiest color combinations Virginia! This is fabulous!

Dawn Turley said...

what a beautiful card Virginia. The alcohol background looks outstanding and makes a great flower

Sue LD said...

Very pretty!

Darnell said...

A breathtaking work of art, V!! Hugs, Darnell

Martha Herrera said...

Gorgeous! Thank you for sharing.

Linda BL said...

This is the card that got me to rethink using alcohol inks! I contacted Ms Lu to ask how she did this beautiful card!

Purple Princess said...

Very pretty flower!!