Monday, 4 December 2017

Muse Challenge #245 - Partial Die Cut Rose

Hi there

I'm thrilled to be your designer over at Muse again for this week's new challenge.

I made this card whilst at the Happy Little Stampers craft retreat last month when one of the techniques we were having fun with was partial die-cutting.

I hope there are a few different elements to inspire you this week.  I've included partial die-cutting, heat embossing, watercolouring and contrasting cardstock.  Or perhaps the floral theme, colours or layout will be your inspiration.



I started by stamping the rose in VersaMark ink onto some watercolour card and heat embossed in white.  I then watercoloured using my Derwent Inktense pencils.  I then partially die cut the rose with it's co-ordinating die and then made a vertical cut between the image with my trimmer.


I adhered some black cardstock to the card base and stamped the sentiment on the rose panel before adhering it popped up on 3D foam.

Materials used:
  • Stamps: Clearly Besotted - Merci Beaucoup (and co-ordinating die)
  • Ink: VersaMark; Versafine - Onyx Black
  • Embossing Powder: Wow! - Opaque Bright White
  • Watercoloured with Derwent Inktense pencils
  • Cardstock: Daler Rowney - Aquafine, black from stash

Challenge entries:

Penny Black and More - December Challenge - CAS


Thanks so much for visiting today, and I hope I've inspired you to play along at Muse this week.

7 comments:

  1. Ah, so you did go with the Muse idea in the end!
    It's still a stunning card though. :)

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  2. Just gorgeous Anita, love how bold it is but with a touch of softness x

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  3. Beautiful coloring and gorgeous design, Anita! I love the effect of your partial die cutting on this card...it's so striking! Thanks for being our Muse!

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  4. An extremely elegant and striking creation Anita, the Rose shows up so well against the black, many thanks for joining us at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

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  5. hello anita! this is pretty, luv the design! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  6. oooh, gorgeous! i love the colours, very striking, and your colouring! thank you so much for playing along with us at the penny black and more challenge.
    linda

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