Monday, April 13, 2009

Chocolate Sweet Peas...

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces. -Judith Viorst

This week's Basic Grey Challenge is to make a card inspired by a favorite chocolate....I LOVE Strawberry Creams, so I went with a dark chocolate and Pink color scheme.
I just received the new Flourishes Sweet Peas set. My Mom loves them and she is an April baby, so I thought it would be perfect. For this card I used Stella Ruby and some pink Textured CS from DCWV. The flowers are watercolored using Rose Red and Wild Wasabi reinkers. The little crystal Flourish is a new product in stores from Zva Creative!
I even pulled out my sewing machine!!!
For the inside I stamped the sentiment on Watercolor paper and cut it out with a Scallop Oval Nestie Diw, then sponged it and layered it on more BG paper...


Supplies:
Stamps:
Sweet Peas (Flourishes,) Beautiful You (Verve)
Paper: Stella Ruby (
Basic Grey,) Watercolor paper, Textured CS (DCVW)
Ink:
Rich Cocoa (Memento,) Reinkers
Misc:
Waterbrush, Pearl Stickers (colored with a Copic Marker,) Satin Ribbon, Small Flourish G (Zva Creative,) Stardust Stickles, Sewing Machine

Thanks for stopping by!


15 comments:

  1. *gasp* wowza Rachel this is one gorgeous card!!! Beautifully done!

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  2. Rachel, this is so pretty!

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  3. Hi Rachel, WOW! this is one stunning card, I absolutely love it, gorgeous colours. Joey.xxx

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  4. Wow, Rachel! This is seriously gorgeous!

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  5. This is beautiful and so elegant. Love the tilted pieces and all the sewing!

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  6. Gorgeous! It has a very Victorian feel.

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  7. Oh my goodness! This is stunning! What beautiful coloring and great colors you've combined! A lovely card!

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  8. Absolutely beautiful! Love the softness you achieved in the image!

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  9. Wow, what an absolutely stunning card!

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  10. WOW Rach! This is stunning!! Your coloring is just beautiful! I LOVE that stamp!

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  11. This is gorgeous!! I love everything about it!

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  12. WOWZA! That is GORGEOUS!

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  13. Rachel - Beautiful - I just love card designs that don't line up - I really like how your panels are off kilter - it's very appealing to the eye and the addition of the bling... Perfect!!!

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