Monday, 12 June 2017

Colours of the Flag for Christmas

The latest Sparkle Creations challenge is to be inspired by this photo:


As soon as I saw it, I knew that a new IndigoBlu stamp I recently bought was perfect for it.  Here's what I created:


Both the image and the sentiment are heat embossed, and a scattering of silver sequins added for embellishment.

I also made it for the SCS CAS challenge, "Flag Day" -  make a card in the colours of your country's flag.  The Canadian flag is just red and white, but I did have to add a bit of black for the sentiment and the border as I tried stamping both image and sentiment in red and I didn't like the look of it.







Supplies:
Stamps - Indigo Blu Baubles Flourish, Paper Smooshes sentiment
Ink - ColorBox Cranberry, Versafine Onyx Black
Paper - white and black cs
Size - 5.75" square
Accessories - clear embossing powder, Ranger red embossing powder, silver sequins




9 comments:

  1. This is a pretty stamp and perfect for this challenge! I love all the sequins!

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  2. great CAS card, the red really pops with the ornament swirl.

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  3. Simply beautiful flag day color combo for your Christmas card. Love the swirl design. TFS Susan. Hugs..

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  4. So pretty, Susan. Perfect stamp for the inspiration photo. xx

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  5. Beautiful, beautiful card! I love red & white!! (I'm a Canadian living in the US.)
    Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Challenges!!
    Debbie (CCC DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  6. Susan, this could not match your inspiration more perfectly and I just LOVE that stamp! It's gorgeous embossed in red! Your card is incredibly beautiful!

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  7. amazing card - I am delighted, beautiful stamp, colors and composition
    I think the first place is yours

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  8. I love this...so beautiful.
    I hope you had a wonderful trip and visit with your family.
    hugs,
    Karen

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  9. Beautiful card, thanks for playing along with us at CCC.

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