Wednesday, 2 May 2018
WWC168 - Helen's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge
I'm so glad that we're having a Feminine "Anything Goes" challenge this week. Helen Finlay is our host and we have some absolutely awesome samples over at the challenge blog. But this post is all about my card. I had such fun creating it!
I think everyone has heard about some of our returning colours. For this card I turned to two of them, since they're featured in the Specialty Designer paper which I've used. I'm in love with the paper! Many of the designs have a pearlized finish to some of the images and the shine is wonderful. For that very reason I've included some silver foil in my card, to match that wonderful shine.
I've had fun including a couple of the new stamp sets and thinlits, too. This wonderful butterfly, for example, which I've heat embossed in white on Blackberry Bliss is from the Painted Glass Bundle. To add some shine I've used the Clear Wink of Stella in places.
I've used the thinlits from the same bundle for this dainty frame, cut from Rich Razzleberry and attached over a layer of Silver Foil. The sentiment in the centre is heat embossed in white on a piece of Blackberry Bliss and is from the new Enjoy Life stamp set.
Of course the lovely floral background is from the new Share What You Love Designer Series paper which, as I've mentioned, has a wonderful pearlized finish in places. Some of those flowers which appear white are actually blue but the light has caught them and they shine as brightly as the silver I've used elsewhere. In person this is stunning!
My base is the Heavy Whisper White and then I've added a layer of the returning Mossy Meadow, then a layer of Silver Foil and finally the wonderful printed piece. My butterfly and the sentiment square are both raised on Dimensionals. As for any other embellishment---well, simply put, I don't think I needed any.
I can see many more projects being created with these products. I'm in love!
I hope you'll check out the awesome creations created by the rest of the Watercooler Artists over at our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge. And then feel free to link up your own creation for us to enjoy.
I'm also linking my card to the following challenges:
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge #18 - Lots of Layers
Fab & Funky Challenges #392 - Wet or Dry Embossing
Double "D" Challenges - May Flowers
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes May Edition