Saturday, August 8, 2015

The Progression of the Embellishments

  Today's card shows how I took a simple card and added embellishments. After all, the challenge at Virginia's View is on that very thing..EMBELLISHMENTS.  Something I often over look, and more often than not, OVER-DO when I try to add them to my cards.  HA!

  •  First of all, I'm playing with this Clearly Besotted set I just purchased..and cut to pieces.  Every image in the set is now an individual stamp in itself. 
  • For those of you who do not own the set, there are only 8 separate stamps in it's original state. My set now has 19.:))  
  • I also used the BE-YOU-TIFUL die from ESSENTIALS BY ELLEN.  
  • The color palette is from the Challenge at the Pinterest Inspired Challenge.

 I Simply stamped a bouquet, then die-cut the BE-YOU-TIFUL plus in 4 layers of black cardstock and glued it back into place.

 Then I added some Clear Wink of Stella on the BE-YOU-TIFUL and placed several Sequins.
 Then splattered some SILVER wink of STELLA and nestled a few knots of twine behind the die.
 I KNOW I like the First CLEAN version best...not sure about each of the other added Embellishments...Do you have a FAVE?
Thanks for stopping by!

LauraJane:)

Adding this to the Challenge over at Ellen Hutson,  August Mix It Up Challenge with Clearly Besotted. There is a $50 gift card up for grabs..By the way, I'm in LOVE with the way Ellen's dies are packaged:)) magnets and super sturdy plastic envelope.







14 comments:

  1. A perfect card for these challenges, LauraJane! Lovely :))

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  2. THIS IS GORGEOUS! Both versions are stunning in their own way. I can't pick a favorite! Thanks for mixing it up with us!

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  3. Ooh, fabulous! I would never have thought of using those colours for the poppies - looks wonderful. I love the silver splatter too :)

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  4. LOVE everything about this! Wow!! The colors are just stunning and the way you die pop is just gorgeous!! Seriously in love with that die!

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  5. very pretty! love the colors!

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  6. This card is so pretty> I honestly don't know how you got this stamp result based on the set I clicked over to see. The colors you used were perfect.

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    1. Wida! So good to hear from you:) I cut the stamps apart..every images..My kind of surgery:)
      I've been perusing your Pin boards today..I LOVE the Cards with Flowers..It's like strolling through a well kept botanical Garden...only without the heat and humidity! Hope you are doing well, I miss seeing your cards.

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  7. Your watercolored flowers are just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Pinterest Inspired Challenge. Hope to see you again!

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  8. This is soooooooooooooooo beautiful! Love the camouflaged sentiment :)

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  9. Love the progression! I really love the combination of that die with the flowers, it's just right!

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  10. This is gorgeous, Laura Jane! I love it!

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  11. wow! this is amazing. it's like a beautiful painting!

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Simply splendid to hear from you!

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