Experimenting

Happy Monday! It is the start of a new week and can you believe it that we have already started May? Today I have a card to show you that stemmed from a video I watched on YouTube about combining label dies with coordinating dies for stamps and making a single focal point unit. I decided that that was doable on my Silhouette too.


I used Morgan's Artworld's Valentine Single rose as my image and created a cutline around it. I then welded a label shape with it so that my Silhouette cut the label shape and the parts of the rose that protruded from the top and the bottom of the label. I then printed this out onto Canson C' a Grain Drawing paper and colored the rose with my Prismacolor colored pencils. Once I had done the coloring, I returned the page to the Silhouette and cut the shape out. I was thrilled with the outcome. I then cut the shape a second time from white cardstock. I ran a black marker along the edges of both shapes and glued them together.


I completed my card by using a top-folding cardbase and adhering a full-sized ochre colored cardpanel. I cut another panel out of plaid paper and then cut an oval into it positioned so that my rose would rest against the ochre color. I stamped the sentiment with Versafine Onyx Black ink and a Spellbinders stampset and then adhered the focal point onto the card and added three yellow flatback pearls from my stash.

I will have another card coming up using a different image and a different shape, but using the same merging technique. Watch this space!

Supplies Used
Digital Files
Morgan's Artworld's Valentine Single rose digi

Paper
Canson C' a Grain Drawing Pad
Recollections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
Ochre and plaid patterned paper from my stash

Coloring Medium
Prismacolor colored pencils
Tombow Dual Brush Pen

Inks
Versafine Onyx Black ink

Adhesives
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
1/8 inch Scor-Tape

Tools
Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine
Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer
EK Success Craft Tweezers

Miscellaneous
Flatback pearls from my stash

Stamps
Spellbinders STP-002 stampset

Dies
Hero Arts Oval Infinity Die set
*Links in the supplies list are affiliate links. I get a small percentage of the price of the product if you would choose to buy it through my link, at no cost to you. I only use affiliate links for products that I have purchased with my own money and enjoy using.

Entered into the Colour Crazy Anything Goes Colouring Challenge Week 17
Entered into the Crafty Cardmarkers Celebrations Challenge #256
Entered into the Always Fun Female or Mom Challenge #161
Entered into the Creative Moments Anything Goes/April Showers bring May Flowers Challenge 189
Entered into the Kleuren met Potlooden Spring April Challenge
Entered into the Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge #5
Entered into the Outlawz Monday Greetings Challenge Apr 27 - May 10 Use Plaids (just for fun)

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Monica

13 comments

  1. Beautiful card and great design-well worth experimenting!love the rose image
    Carol x

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  2. What a stunning rose, Monica! I love the large plaid paper you chose for the background. Exquisite card.

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  3. Hi, Monica! Your experiment is a complete success, and beautifully colored, too! I miss playing with my flower stamps, and hope to do that soon if I can get these hands to work again! Beautiful card! hugs, de

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  4. This turned out really beautiful Monica. Nice work.
    Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's Artworld. We hope to see you again.
    ~ Annette DT

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  5. Oh how beautiful! What a stunning colour you chose for the rose! Fantastic design and beautiful paper! Thanks for sharing this with us at Morgan's Artworld
    Linda

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  6. Gorgeous design and love the colours used here, so pretty..xx

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  7. Lovely card and the rose is indeed stunning. Love your colours and papers. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers!
    hugs
    Glenda DT

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  8. Mooie kaart. Gezellig dat je meedoet met de Challenge van Kleuren met potloden.

    Groetjes, Astrid.

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  9. Beautiful rose card. Elegant.. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. Hope to see your lovely artwork back here again soon. Judy DT

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  10. Fortunately, I don't have this crazy Siluette machine :-) Because I would have to learn to do such wonders as on your card. Unfortunately, I know that I would never master this art :-( So look at how other talented people create such amazing cards in this complicated and difficult way. Stunning card, Monica
    xx

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  11. The rose is gorgeous. Beautifully done! Thank you for the tutorial on how you put it all together. Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's Artworld Challenge. We hope to see you again.
    ~ Arlene DT

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  12. How lovely Monica. Thank you for entering your card into my Celebrations challenge at CCM. Stay safe and hugs Kimx

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  13. Such a feast for the eyes! I love how much you can do with your silhouette! That rose is stunning and your combination of papers and colors is amazing!! Beautiful card, Monica!

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