Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Playing with Resist

Hello Bloglanders! Just have another quick card today. This one was inspired by Jennifer McGuire's Inspiration Showcase class. This is the first class I have taken from Jennifer and it is really amazing. I will definitely be signing up for her classes in the future. On one of her bonus cards she used a great color combo with Tattered Rose and Antique Linen Distress Ink. I hadn't realized how beautiful these were together and couldn't wait to use this combo on a card of my own. I also just recently purchased this stamp from the Hero Arts for Basic Grey collection and wanted to make a background with it. When I was done I realized it would be a perfect card to enter into the Lily Pad Cards resist challenge, so I will be posting it over there. Here's the card:


I simply stamped the background and then heat embossed with some white embossing powder, then Distress Inked to my heart's content. I think it looks a little like old wallpaper. =) The sentiment was stamped with coffee Archival Ink, then cut out using the Tim Holtz mini label die. I colored some white cardstock with the Tattered Rose ink then punched the butterflies with a Martha Stewart punch. I inked the edges of the butterflies with Vintage Photo to make them pop off the background. Some pearls and ribbon finished off the card. Here's a few close-ups:




Sorry about the dark photos....I was losing daylight. =/

I hope everyone finds something that inspires them this week, like these fantastic colors did for me. =) Thanks for looking!

*~M~*

3 comments:

  1. Really pretty card....those colors are amazing! Your resist is flawless..love this card! Thanks for playing with us at Lily Pad Cards!

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  2. Congrats on being one of the Lily Pad Fantastic four! Your card is so beautiful! Thanks for playing with us!

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  3. This is stunning!!! Wow!!! Perfect technique and lovely colors!!!

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