Monday, 3 November 2014

Orange Roses

Evening all.
I'm sharing a card I made for the challenge over at FUSION.
Its based on the photo section of the challenge.





I was inspired by the orange roses on the table and took the opportunity to have a play with my Glorious Gardenia die. 
I've been thinking of ways to use this fab die and I know its supposed to be a gardenia but it also looks like a rose to me. I wanted to change the look of the die as I have used it quite a few times since I bought it, so I looked at making it a trio of flowers by cutting a second flower and placing it where the double leaves were originally. I nudged the extra die close to the two other flowers after cutting off the leaves which I placed either side of the extra flower.
I water coloured the flowers and leaves on the panel, not quite as orange as the photo, before sticking the dies over the top and added a bit of splatter and sequins. I added a panel of black spotty paper to one side of the base card before popping up the panel onto pads.

I shall also enter the challenge over at AAA Cards

Thanks for calling by, come back soon.



9 comments:

  1. Oh I love that die! It looks great combined with the watercoloring at the back!

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  2. What a beautiful card!! Love that die cut and your beautiful background is gorgeous and makes those fab watercoloured blooms really pop...great job xx

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  3. Gorgeous water coloring :) Love that rose die cut, Thank you for sharing with Fusion!

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  4. Beautiful card Julie. Love the die ... will be adding it to my wish list :) So pretty with the soft orange watercolouring. Love the splattered background. Loll xx

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  5. These are the prettiest flowers! So glad you were able to play along at AAA Cards

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  6. What a great way to use a die and make it look so different! Your flowers are a wonderful, soft color with the water coloring. Thanks for joining in with AAA this week!

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  7. Love your interpretation of the challenge, The watercoloured flowers are beautiful and could easily be mistaken for roses! Stef x

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  8. I am completely in love with this wonderful card!! You did a fantastic job!
    -Dee

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  9. Exquisite, Julie! Thank you for watercoloring with us at AAA Cards!

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