Rustic Flowers & BLING

I love all the challenges that are out there on the web to partake in on a daily basis. I was stumped on what to create, so I checked SplitCoast's Wednesday sketch challenge. This is this week's challenge:

Then I checked Majories' color challenge on her blog Mommy Scraps (Her blog is listed on the left sidebar until other CTMH). The colors this week are bubblegum, kiwi, sunny yellow and watermelon. Wow! These are some bright colors that I am not used to working with, so when in doubt use black as a neutral color. I learned that from Colette. Hi, Colette!

I decided to combine both challenges and this is what I came up with:

I didn't put a sentiment on it, so I can use it for any occasion that I need. In addition, I can turn it portrait and use it that way too. Both sets of flowers stamp on the black cardstock were stamped in white daisy dye-based ink. Then I rubbed over the flowers with bright pink and green chalk to match the bubblegum and kiwi colors. Of course, you can see I went bling crazy! I used bling brads I got from HL. I think they are Paper Studio. Then I used these great little stickers I got from Archivers that are from Stampendous. These little stickers are flat, but give the look of rhinestones. Cool, huh?

The rest of the products are from CTMH: Rustic Flowers stamp set, black cs, watermelon cs, kiwi cs, bubblegum cs, sunny yellow cs, white daisy ink.

I am planning on creating my video tutorial tomorrow, Thursday. I think I am going to show a technique next.

Happy Stamping!

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Connie said...

Oooooh, very pretty! Love how you incorporated the black cardstock

Jeanne said...

Great card...gotta love the bling!

Didn't know that about black. Thanks for sharing. Ü

Jenn said...

Beautiful! I love that you added black and I love the hardware. I 've been meaning to try out this sketch so let's hope I get to this weekend! :D

Melissa said...

Love your artwork! I nominated you for the Brillante Webblog award. You can see it on my blog:

Have a great day!

Stacy said...

Great card!!! Love how you used black with it. What a great idea!