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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Spectrum Noir September Challenge



Hi everyone.

There's a new challenge over on the Spectrum Noir Facebook Page, this months challenge is "embossing"...





You can also pop over to the Spectrum Noir blog to find out loads of tips and techniques on using all your Spectrum Noir products.

I have used MFT Scribbled roses stamp set, MFT Scribbled roses dies and MFT scribbled roses overlays.

I first cut a square of watercolour card to size and gave it a quick wash of water.  I then randomly stamped the roses using versamark ink and then embossed using white embossing powder. I then coloured the roses using Spectrum Aqua markers, I made the colour quite bold to start with and then when it was almost dry I loaded a large brush with water and went over the stamped image...this made it a bit softer and made the colours blend into each other.  I thought it looked a bit plain so I decided to stitch around the edge of the card in orange. I die cut the roses and leaves and then using my ebrush sprayed them with Spectrum Noir markers.  I layered the white overlay on top and then positioned onto the card.  I added some pearls and gems to finish.

Hope you likey!

Spectrum Noir pens used:
CG2, DG2, OR1, OR2, EB1
Spectrum Aqua markers used:
Teal, Sunset, Lime, Topaz

challenges:
Stamping Sensations - anything goes with a stamp and a die
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes


Fi
x

7 comments:

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful card! Love those flowers and pretty background!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

Sue said...

Wow, Fi, this is absolutely beautiful. You have made such a clever and inspirational card with wonderful water colouring.
Sue...xxx

Anne Crawford said...

I love this card! It is really inspirational.

brenda said...

Love your card Fiona and the background looks really great.

Many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations Challenge.

B x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Love this Fi! The embossing is gorgeous with the pale inking and the stronger contrasting colour on the feature blooms really pops. Gorgeous hun. Hugs, Wends x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Wowsers this is such a lovely project! I love the colours! x

Lea Brawn said...

Absolutely beautiful x