May 24, 2017

Beautiful Backgrounds

Hi Everybody,

Todays card was shown in the video that I added last week using stencils that are available from Craft Stash

I really loved this little card once it was finished and it was very quick and easy to do.

The longest part was waiting for the embossing paste to dry ... and I left that overnight to make sure it was really dry.

I mixed Dusty Concord Distress Ink with my paste and added it to the card than dressed it up with my usual Flowers,  Ribbons and Pearls

The flowers and lace are from Wild Orchid Crafts  and the ribbon is from Mei Flower

All the layers are raised up with foam pads and that gives depth and interest to the card.

It is much prettier in the hand that the photo shows ... hope you like it

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx

22 comments:

  1. I really liked this card when I watched the video. Have never used stencils so its a new challenge for me ! xx

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  2. I love this card! Especially the background. I haven't used stencils a lot but I'm inspired to try again!!

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  3. This really is a gorgeous card Christina

    June x

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  4. Beautiful, Christina - so pretty and the colours are just right. Thank you.

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  5. A really pretty card Christina, I just love the honeycomb stencil you have used and the colouring, plus all those gorgeous flowers...luv Ursula xx

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  6. Hi Christina
    I love this card - so pretty and in one of my favourite colours too
    Best wishes
    Jenny C xxx

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  7. Sorry, Christina, but I can't find the link for this tutorial. Please help. Jackie xx

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    1. The links to all the videos for the stencils are here on this page ... here is the link http://flowersribbonsandpearls.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/beautiful-stencils.html

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  8. Very nice variation from the one with the little girl. Beautiful.

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  9. Good Morning Christina - this lavender & white card is very lovely. Thank you for sharing the card. I need to go watch your video on the strpenciling & card soon, thank you for sharing the card & the video.

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  10. I love it too Christina it's very prettystunning flower thank you
    Love June horrocks xxxxxx

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  11. Hi, Christina,
    It certainly is a beautiful background. I love the colour you've achieved with the distress ink mixed in with the texture paste. I really want to give this a try as I'm useless with stencils and texture...maybe one day I'll get something that kind vaguely resembles the wonderful cards you create.
    Bejay xx

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  12. This is such a gorgeous card, Christina. I can't even imagine it looking even more beautiful, I will take your word for it though.

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  13. So beautiful Christina love the colours a really striking card. Love Anne Owens xx

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  14. Hello Christina,
    This is just beautiful, thank you for sharing.
    love Maureen xxx

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  15. Hi Christina
    What a beautiful card. I just love the stencil you've used. Such a lovely colour as well.

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  16. Hi Christina,
    Lovely card with a beautiful background. Love the colors, the ribbon and the flowers, so feminine.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Carmen

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  17. Gorguss design, colours are magic

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  18. hi Christina a really pretty card love the colour.
    Nancyd xx

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  19. A very beautiful card Christina.
    Elaine H X

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  20. Beautiful card Christina and my favourite colour. Thank you for sharing this.

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