Hi friends, today’s card was inspired by Simon Says Stamp last Wednesday’s Challenge. The theme was “Add Some Texture” and they were featuring Tim Holtz products, so I did the same with today’s card. I ended up submitting another card which I made together with this one. You can check it out here.
For my card, I used a patterned paper which is actually just a plain grey-brown colored paper and die cut it using largest stitched rectangle die from Simon Says Stamp. I dry embossed the die cut panel to add wood texture using Tim Holtz Birch embossing folder.
Next I die cut several flowers using Tim Holtz Sizzix Small Tattered Florals Thinlits Die. I used blue and yellow cardstock from my stash for the flowers and green for leaves. I layered multiple flowers, small and big, using a foam square and also added a sequin to the center. I shaped the petals to make them look more dimensional and did the same with leaves. I also added additional shading to the petals using Spectrum Noir pens.
I arranged all these flowers and leaves in a cluster in one corner and adhered some with liquid glue, some with foam squares. Finally I adhered a sentiment sticker using foam tape + some sequins using liquid glue and (almost) called it done.
Well, I just could not leave this card alone, so I decided to add some shimmer on the petals using my Wink-of-Stella. I wanted to increase the amount of shimmer, so I tried to squeeze it and accidentally spilled a lot of it on one of the flowers. A big whoopsie! But I totally decide to rock it and spread the spilled shimmer liquid across several parts of the card like I #absolutelyMeantToDoThat :-)
Do tell me how you liked this card. It is not my usual color combo of pinks and greens or yellows and purples, but I did like how this turned out. What lesson did I learn from this? Don’t be afraid to get messy and make new mistakes! :-)
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