January 24, 2016

Essentials by Ellen Pin-Sights Challenge - January

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I have a card today for the January Essentials by Ellen Pinsights Challenge.


You could go so many directions with this one but I knew I wanted to go with the colours, do some ink smooshing and I wanted to go with a wedding theme. What I discovered is that I need to go shopping for a couple more Distress Inks--how could I not have Worn Lipstick? I inked up my craft sheet with Spun Sugar and Fired Brick, spritzed some water and smooshing my watercolour paper into it. It took a few tries before I got the tones that I was looking for.

I stamped, gold embossed and die cut some flowers from Bohemian Garden then my sentiment also embossed in gold.  I adhered the flowers to the panel and added a few clear sequins--done!

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31 comments :

Karen B. said...

Always good to have a reason to go shopping! Beautiful card!

Lynn said...

Beautiful. Love the gold embossing on the vellum!

~amy~ said...

Super pretty, love the gold Tracey!

I Card Everyone said...

I LOve that we're working on the same challenge ... almost like crafting together? LOvely, beautiful smooshing!
=]

Diane Jaquay said...

Ahhh, this is really lovely, Tracey, love the gold with the pink and vellum!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Soooooooooo gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lin said...

Ooooh, so lovely, Tracey! Those flowers remind me of dogwood blossoms a bit, so pretty!

TK said...

Beautiful! I just love the delicate flowers on the bold background!

Linda said...

Tracey, your background is so beautiful. Love those gold flowers on the vellum.

Nora N. said...

WOW!! this is so pretty!! I love how you created the background and I love the softness of the vellum flowers.

Kay Miller said...

How gorgeous this is Tracey! Your background is beautiful!! Yes, you must have Worn Lipstick! It's one of my faves!!

Alanna said...

This is stunning. I love the touches of gold with the pinks and reds.

Maria said...

Oh, your background is so dreamy, so pretty! And, love those gold embossed flowers...fab card!

Anita in France said...

Awesome background, Tracey ... and beautiful blooms ... so very pretty! Hugs, Anita :)

Annette Allen said...

wow wee this card is stunning.. totally love it

Pam said...

Love this gorgeous card! The colors are beautiful.

Lindsey said...

You don't have worn lipstick? What about picked raspberry? It's a great colour, too. Doesn't matter, though, because your ink smooshing is gorgeous, as is the entire card.

Bobby said...

Vellum flowers and smooshing. Two of my favorite things, Tracey.

Marybeth said...

I love the direction you went Tracey! The embossed vellum blooms are gorgeous!

Lisa said...

This is ever so pretty and delicate Tracey!!

Sherrie M. said...

Stunning Tracey! Seriously gorgeous! And now you have an excuse to do some shopping....can't be without Worn Lipstick! {wink, wink}

Sharron said...

Just beautiful! Love the colors and the embossed vellum looks gorgeous!

Greta said...

I adore the inspiration this month & you've used it beautifully, Tracey! Those flowers are on my wishlist--gorgeous embossed in gold on vellum!

baileyrosy.com said...

Fabulous smooshing ! the colours are beautiful and I simply adore the flowers beautifully done, the embossing is gorgeous.

Marie

Sheri Gilson said...

Gorgeous! Love the colors!

Dana & Glen said...

Stunning Tracey! Amazing water coloring. The vellum flowers allow the background to peek through, perfect touch of sequins.

Toni said...

I don't know how you didn't already have Worn Lipstick in your collection--it's such a fab color. And you've used it perfectly here--love it against the gold!

Toni

Cindy C. said...

Wow this is so beautiful!! Great smooshing!!

Leigh Penner said...

This is gorgeous, Tracey!

Joyce said...

So pretty, Tracey. I love the gold embossing and everything just pops off that red smooshed background.

Linda said...

This is stunning! The colour is just beautiful and I love those pretty flowers. Thank you for playing along at Happy Little Stampers ..... xx