Thursday 12 December 2013

Beauty Of Love

Today I am showcasing the fabulous Couture Creations 3-in-1 Floral Collection from Creative Expressions.

I have actually used the embossing folder from the collection along with one of the ornate dies.
White Foundations Card has been coloured with Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn Distress inks, simply applying the inks to a Non-Stick Craft Sheet, spritzing with water and mopping up the beads of ink with the card.
I have highlighted the embossed frame with Pewter Gilding Wax to highlight the detail and I have then added the face from Tim Holtz Classics 5 Stamp Set, stamping with Black Archival Ink. I have then die cut the ornate embellishment that coordinates with the bottom of the frame, coloured with Distress Inks and added touches of Gilding Wax.
I created a flower by simply cutting a long strip of card, colouring with Distress Inks and snipping into the strip and then rolling to form the flower. I have also included some natural twine behind.
Background stamping has also been added using the background stamp from Tim Holtz Classics 4 Stamp Set using Salty Ocean Distress Ink to give a tone on tone feel. I have added the sentiment which is from the 3-in-1 set to complete my design.

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Tracy x x

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Inkypinkycraft said...

Really beautiful xx hugs x

rachel said...

stunning work Tracy - love the dies you used and the beautiful colours and of course the twine - fabulous x

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning Tracy. xxx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Tracy, I love the colours ! Sue C x

Anonymous said...

Her face is compelling.
Astonishing in its beauty.

carol edwards said...

Hello Tracy this is a beautiful card and the face rather hypnotic

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful colours and details, love this design.

Anonymous said...

I am lovin those beachy colors at this time of year! Love that bow too!

Brenda Brown said...

Beautiful card Tracy, such a fabulous design.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Terry said...

This is absolutely stunning! I love how you have framed her face and the bright colors! Happy Weekend!

Julie2g1b said...

wow love the colours and how you have built this up thanks for the step by step guide hun, so easy to follow thanks for sharing hugs xxx

Redanne said...

You really have created the most gorgeous background, I love the colours you have used and the flower is so beautiful. Hugs, Anne x

Gery said...

Love the colours, love the layout , love the stamps and the way you used them to create this.
Saw your card on Pinterest and wantend to see who created this piece of artwork. Thanks for showing.
Groetjes Gery