Good morning folks.
I'm back online thank goodness!
The contractors struck again late on Thursday as they were putting their machines away for the night. Somehow they managed to pull the telephone line down that runs across the drive! They appear to be in the final throws of their work and were resurfacing the drive at long last and the arm of one of the diggers caught in the wire! We have telephone and internet connection over that so we were incommunicado for quite some time! Anyway it appears we are now back thanks to the prompt attention of BT.
Today, I'm popping by to share a card I made as GD over at Challenge Up your Life.
This time their theme is -
I was asked to GD for this challenge as I'd previously won their colour challenge with this card, but here is the one I made for this challenge.
I've made quite a few blossom cards over the last few years, mainly using die cuts, so for this I used a couple of the tiny flowers from Altenew's Vintage Flowers set. I'd seen a fab card on Pinterest here that set me off along this route. I loved the gold embossing but I preferred to use a more realistic pink colour.
Using Memento Rich Cocoa, I inked the stem up them removed a lot of the ink to leave a paler but textured branch on the die cut panel. The blossom images were then stamped first in Memento Angel Pink, the details in Rose Bud 2nd generation and then the centers in just Rose Bud. I managed to loose one of the really tiny centers of one of the small flowers, so had to substitute that with a Zig marker pen!
The magical die cut is from STAMPlorations and the stamped sentiment is Wplus9 stamped in Rich Cocoa. I also added a few extra branches with a brown Zig Marker.
OK, that's about it from me, please visit the CUYL blog to check out the DT's inspiration
Joining in over at:-
No toppings this time!