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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Puts the Spotlight on Blossom Overture



Hi, Cornelia here today! I am sharing a card with you using the gorgeous new set, Blossom Ovature.


I chose the large rose, stamped it onto a scrap piece of card stock, and colored it with Copics and fussy cut it.



I then took an acrylic bloc and smooshed some distress inks on it...



...misted it with water - it turned out to be too much water and pressed it onto water color paper.



Since the coloring was very faint, I repeated the process with less water. 



I heat embossed the sentiment onto black card stock and cut it to size and arranged everything the way I liked it.



I glued the sentiment down and decided the card would look better with splatters. So I put some distress ink onto an acrylic block, added water and flicked it with a paint brush onto the card. 



Lastly, I mounted the rose with foam tape. I rounded the corners and added some white highlights with a white Sharpie and some drops of glossy accents. 




Stamps Cornelia used in today's project:

  


Blossom Overture is the February/March 2015 set in the STAMPlorations stamp club. We've got lots of perks, including a free 4" by 6" stamp set sent every 3rd shipment (or immediately after signing up for the semi-annual subscription) and choice of 2 ARTplorations stencils ($10 value) in every stamp club package mailed out to subscribers! For more info and to sign up, click here.


Prize alert! Leave a comment in this post for an entry to our Spotlight Projects random drawing for March. We'll pick a commenter to win a $10 gift certificate or her choice of 1 ARTplorations stencil. We'll announce the winner on April 1!

24 comments:

  1. gorgeous! I haven't had time to play with me stamp club stuff as yet. This is very inspiring, Cornelia.

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  2. This is lovely!! I like the colors you used for the smooshing and your fussy cutting is amazing. Beautiful card!!

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  3. wow ... ein wunderbarer Effekt mit den Distressfarben im Hintergrund der Blume !!!
    und splatters mĂĽssen ja fast immer sein *gg
    LG hellerlittle

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  4. This is lovely! Love that rose and you've colored it beautifully ♥

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  5. Your splatters make the perfect background for the beautiful rose.

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  6. Standing ovation for your Bloom Overture, Cornelia! Gorgeous card in every way!
    Hugs~c

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  7. This card is breath-takingly gorgeous!! I am in love with the smooshing technique and I love the way this card turned out - so beautiful and such a vivid sight for the eyes!!!

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  8. This is so pretty Cornelia, love the grungy design and lovely sentiment.

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  9. Very pretty. Love the splats and splashes. The embossed sentiment looks fab. Hugz

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  10. Beautiful! love the splatters and the rose is just so very beautiful!

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  11. Oh this stamp set is super cool! I loved the background you have created and those drops of glossy accent. :)
    Cheers!
    Suchi xx

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  12. Stunning - love the rose and the beautiful background. The white on black sentiment is stunning.

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  13. Amazing creation Cornelia! The splatters, fussy cutting of the rose and BG all are very appealing and gorgeous!!

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  14. Cornelia, this is amazing. i love the whole design!!

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  15. Cornelia, this is amazing. i love the whole design!!

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  16. SOOOOo gorgeous Cornelia! That splattery corner is amazing!

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  17. I'm so in love with the water color technique in it's many forms, and your card has utilized one of them so artfully. Beautiful card.

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  18. Fun, fun work of art Cornelia! TFS each creative and inky step :-)

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  19. Love the messiness of the card! Great inking, coloring and stamping!

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  20. Looove this card Cornelia, gorgeous colours and the black sentiment so effective

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  21. What a fun technique. Going to try it. Thanks.

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