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!



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

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

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


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