Friday, 20 April 2012

Ghostly Paisley Petals

My goodness, it's friday again!  And I'm back with another card as Guest Designer at The Friday Mashup.

Here's the challenge for this week -

So here is the "Mashup" Challenge :
  1. Make a project using the " Sketch ".
  2. Or Make a project using the " Ghosting (aka VersaMark Resist) Technique".
  3. Or "Mash it Up" and create a project using the " Sketch & the Ghosting Technique".

For my card, I loved the white space on the tag in the sketch so decided to leave my tag white.  I mounted it onto Concord Crush, same as the card base.  Added a strip of Lucky Limeade punched with the Scallop Edge Border Punch. The ribbon is a little Old Olive knotted.  Just For You is from Teeny Tiny Wishes and is stamped in white onto Concord Crush punched out with the Modern Label Punch

My big flower is from Paisley Petals.  I stamped it in Versamark onto some Glossy Paper.  Then sponged Concord Crush into the middle adding Lucky Limeade to the outside edges.   I fussy cut it out and added a brad from Antique Brads and attached it with a Dimensional slightly rounding in the petals.  The sponging gives the whole effect a soft look.

To make the background panel, I again used Glossy Paper and stamped another image from Paisley Petals in Versamark.  This time I used a Brayer to apply Lucky Limeade ink all over it.  You can see the difference when using this method.  The images and ink are 
much more vibrant. This was then matted onto a Whisper White layer. 

I hope you decide to join in this week and have a go at the ghosting technique.  It's great fun to see the images magically appear! 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Concord Crush, Whisper White, Glossy
Ink - Versamark, White, Concord Crush, Lucky Limeade
Stamps - Paisley Petals, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Punch - Scallop Edge Border, Modern Label
Tools - Sponge Daubers, Brayer
Other - Antique Brad, 1/4" Old Olive Grosgrain Ribbon, Dimensional

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  Oh and don't forget to let me know which one of the free paper sets from Aprils Gift with Purchase Event that you would like if your order reaches £45!


craftattack said...

Lovely card/tag, and I'm not afraid of ghosts, either! Valerie

Vicky Hayes said...

I love this technique Aileen and you've done a great job here. The flower is stunning with its antique brad centre! Vicky x

Vicky said...

Just gorgeous hun...and great colours too :o)

have a lovely weekend...big hugs Vicky xx

Suze Bain said...

Your resist background is fab Aileen and I love the colour combo. A super card. xx

Kim P said...

Great job on the background! I love that you could stamp any sentiment on that tag!

Holly said...

I love the color combo you used.. your background came out great! The white space on your tag is perfect it really pops.

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Aileen, I love this colour combination you've done. Brilliant!

Kasey ~ in Oz

Faith A said...

Lovely colour combo and sketch, love it

Lili said...

Such a beautiful card Aileen! I love your color combo.


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