Wednesday 4 November 2015

Beautiful Waterlily for Splitcoaststampers and Crafter's Companion.

Hello to everyone.  Sharing my DT card for this weeks Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers.   Its another fabulous, fun sketch and creates a great layout. I have  used Crafter's Companion products to make this card and will share it as my CCIIDT card for this week.

Techniques used:  Sparkle pens used to colour waterlily image, which has been stamped twice and is very 3D is 'real life'.
Background applied via palette and dry brush technique.
Sparkle pens applied directly to stamp for butterfly and dragonfly decoration
Smaller butterflies are die cut from extra embossed detail using Sara Signature dies.

Side view of card showing sparkle and some 3D detail.

List of materials used to make this card:

Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Oriental A5 Stamp Set - Koi and Waterlillies Stamp

Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Scenic A5 Stamp Set - Flying Colours Stamp

Crafters Companion Spectrum Noir Sparkle (12pk) - Spring-Summer 

 Moonstone, Rose Quartz, Soft Jade, Solar Red, Moonlight

Crafters Companion Spectrum Noir Sparkle (12pk) - Autumn-Winter

Holly Leaf, Aquamarine, Crystal Clear
Embossalicious A4 Folder - Script

Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Peacock Feathers INK PAD - for embossing folder detail.

Pearls, ribbon and die cut are from my stash.

So delighted that my card was mentioned by several members, as a favorite for w/e 8/11/15.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.


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Sarah said...

Beautiful work Laine and the embossing folder has gone on my wish list!! xx

Pat K said...

Beautiful colours for this gorgeous image. Love the addition of the butterflies. xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is such a beauty Laine. The colours and your colouring is awesome.

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card and love the beautiful water lily and background.
Linda xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

Laine it's a beautiful image and card
Gr Karin

Veerle said...

Gorgeous Laine, love this colour palette.
Hugs, Veerle

Unknown said...

Amazing card Laine, love the design and colouring. Fabulous papers. Hugs Jennifer xx

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card Laine love the

Gram's Treasures said...

Beautiful card, Laine. Love the nice soft colours.
Joyce xx

Jackie T said...

Hi Laine this is such a beautiful card the lily is stunning. Hugs Jackie

Joey said...

Laine this is amazing. Jo x

Brawny x said...

A gorgeous card Laine. So striking x

Andree said...

Such a pretty card Laine. The lovely image and embossed background are wonderful xx

Unknown said...

What a beautiful card Laine, love the image, great layout too. How useful is that butterfly punch, I have to try and not use it for every card, LOL...even Christmas, naughty Avril!, hugs xxxx

julie_woolston said...

Oh wow Laine this is an absolutely amazing creation, the detail on the water Lilly is stunning.
Hugs Julie. Xxx

Jane Savage said...

Another design with the wow factor, Laine! I love how you have perfectly captured the look of an oriental watercolour. So incredibly beautiful! xxx

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous card Laine xx Jan

Gina's Cards said...

So beautiful!! The image is gorgeous and coloured perfectly!! A gorgeous design and I love the blue and pink together.
Gina xx

Sandy Fredrick said...

Gorgeous design, I love the background you made and variety of layers and added elements. Thank you for joining our blog challenge at

Pia S said...

Beautiful image and colors and love the oriental look enhanced by the sentiment on vellum. Gorgeous!

Tracey said...

This is absolutely beautiful Laine - I love it!

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Stunning Laine and I have never complimented you on your layouts for the photographs you take. That's a talent in and of itself!

crafty said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafting From the Heart.

Penny said...

Oh, wow, how gorgeous! Really love the palette! The image is beautifully colored, of course! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Alli Devine said...

Beautiful card love the colours Thank you for joining us at Ooh La La creations
Alli x

cotnob said...

This is fabulous, such a beautiful card.
Thank you for joining us at Ooh La La Creations.
I have candy on my blog if you would like to take a look -

Inkypinkydelights said...

Beautiful¬ Judy x

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