Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Forever sneak peek!

Are you guys ready for day two of our sneak peeks??? Today we are showing off a gorgeous carnation set illustrated by Torico. I know it is going to become a favorite of your flower stamp collection! And know what the best part is? It's a mini set that will only cost you $7!!!!

Did you make your way here from the way-to-talented Iwona's blog? If so, you are right where you need to be :) If not, you may want to head back over to the TSG Blog for all of the details about this Blog Hop Challenge as well as to find out how you can win the set being shown off today!

Forever is a 3x4 stamp set that includes a total of 5 of stamps and will sell for $7.

I gotta say, the card I made for today took a bit of time to create but I absolutely LOVE how it turned out! It's simple yet has just enough depth and texture to really stand out :)
Jessica 
Now hop on over to the lovely Jessie's blog to check out what sneaky-peeky she's got to share with you!

Stamps: Forever (to be released (5-28-11)
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Early Espresso, White, Pink Pirouette, retired SU DP
Accessories: Edge distressor, Sewing machine, button, twine, dimensionals, SU scallop border punch, corner rounder, Prismacolor Pencils, OMS

Recipe:
* Create card base from Early Espresso card stock, round right side corners
* Stamp image onto white card stock, color around flower for shading, color stems, blend, stitch edges, mat with pink card stock and then again with brown scalloped edge card stock.
* Cut pink DP layer to be smaller than card base, round right corners and adhere the image panel to top of it.
* Wrap twine around the adhered layers twice before adhering to card base. Thread twine through button, tie a bow and adhere to cardbase with strong adhesive.
* Stamp sentiment onto seperate piece of white card stock, distress edges and adhere to image panel with dimensionals.
* Stamp flower onto seperate piece of white card stock, color different sections that will be cut out and layered onto the card base using dimensionals.



30 comments:

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

WOOOOOW!!!!

Crafty Math Chick said...

WOW! You colored these flowers so softly and beautifully Jessica, and I love the dimension and shading behind them. The soft grid paper in the background is fab too. Hope you celebrate your birthday all week!
~Meredith

Anita said...

Amazing card! The colors are stunning!

Steph Mitchell said...

I agree, WOW!!! I love it!!

Linda L said...

Oh your flowers are so soft and beautifully coloured Jessica....love the 3D flower heads too.

Lisa Lynn said...

Your carnations are colored so beautifully. GORGEOUS!

Heather said...

Gorgeous, I love the way the sentiment grounds the flowers :)

Alina said...

Very very nice! Love the layout and the colors in your card! It's so romantic! Love it!

torico said...

LOOOOOOVE this, Jessica! How beautiful!!

Tracey said...

WOW! This is simply gorgeous!!

Susie said...

So SWEET and beautiful. Totally love your CAS look.

creativearts said...

Love your card! The shading around the flowers is gorgeous.

Marie O said...

Your card took my breath away! It is beautiful.

Tanya said...

Amazing! CAS and oh so elegant, love it!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

so pretty, love the floral image and the sentiment, this really showcases them.

Tammy Hershberger said...

AMAZING card, Jessica! LOVE the soft shading behind the flowers!

Julie said...

This is absolutely beautiful, Jessica! Your coloring is flawless!

BunnyFreak said...

Love the button and twine. Nice touch.

jan farnworth said...

love it

Esther said...

Just gorgeous!!
Beautiful coloring on the flowers, with the shading behind them!!
Quite stunning!

g said...

so stunning!! your shading behind the flowers is amazing & i love how you make parts of the flowers pop- just gorgeous!!

mtscrapgal said...

Love your clean and simple design. Thanks.

ChristineCreations said...

You've given it such beautiful warmth Jessica...the clean design is gorgeous!

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Jessica, love it.

scrappingnana said...

How stunning, love the colors and layered flowers. Amazing job. TFS

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

This is gorgeous! Love, love, love!

Jackie said...

This is just so sweet, I love the offset of the main panel, and the bit of twine is just perfect!

Sue D said...

Fabulous card!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Wow, Wow, Wow!!!!! Absolutely elegant and delicate!!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

OMGOSH, GIRLIE!! This is STUNNING!!