"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Thursday, June 29, 2017

happy birthday

Hey!!  Have a card to share for a few challenges:  Color Throwdown, Freshly Made Sketches and Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge of anything goes.   Over a month ago I bought the Altenew Bamboo Roses stamp set and it has been sitting out waiting for me to use it.   I finally got the chance to ink it up to create my card.  I stamped the flowers in VersaFine Vintage Sepia on a panel of Ranger watercolor cardstock.  I initially tried to color them with my ZIGs, but that turned into a disaster so I switched over to my Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor paints and got a little bit better results.  After the panel was finished I trimmed it down per the sketch.  The panel was backed by some dark brown textured cardstock and a thin strip of green was added.  I stamped the sentiment (from A Jillian Vance Design) on vellum and heat set with white embossing powder.  I stamped one more flower, colored it and then trimmed it out when it was dry.  That was adhered along with the sentiment to the card.


Have a wonderful day!

Supplies:  Cardstock:  PTI white, brown textured, green; Stamps:  Altenew and A Jillian Vance Design; Inks:  VersaFine, VersaMark; Watercolor Medium:  Kuretake Gansai Tambi; Embossing powder:  Hero Arts



8 comments:

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Great take on the sketch, Rosemary - just love your bamboo roses!!

Monika Reeck said...

Rosi this stamp is so cuttee
maybe I will buy this too...
sweet coloring always and simply lovely CAS card
I just joined FMS too
so so happy if you like to visit me back
hugs from Germany
Monika

Lisa Elton said...

Ohhhh, how PRETTY!! Your sunny yellow blooms are wonderful and I like the sentiment on vellum. Beautifully done Rosemary. I see a WINNER here!!

Valerie Nolan said...

Love those contemporary blooms Rosie and the vellum sentiment strip is perfect x I

Greta said...

Love those roses--on my wishlist! Sure turned out great--glad you persisted, Rosemary!

Vickie Z said...

Great use of the sketch and colors!! So happy you joined us at CTD!

Anita in France said...

So very pretty, Rosemary ... love how the sentiment strip allows that lovely background to show through! Hugs, Anita :)

Kim S said...

I love the background you created with those fabulous flowers!! The vellum for the sentiment is a perfect choice and I love how it all pops with the dark brown. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.