Sunday, 28 February 2016

Happy Birthday......

Today's card........
Can't believe it's heading towards the end of February...where did that go?
I have been inspired by several challenges to make this card......
I have used distress inks and stamped using the embossing folder for the background.
This technique was inspired by the challenge over at Happy Little Stampers - CAS challenge.
I have used a stencil for the black flower stems, which  has been embossed with 
black embossing paste. The flowers have been hi-lighted with glossy accents. 
I like the matt and shiny look, so I have left the leaves and stems matt.
The sentiment is a HLS stamp and the tiny hearts have been hi-lighted with red glossy accents.
I loved trying this new technique and now have lots in my stash for future use.
 Crafty Hugs x
Challenges that I would like to enter my card .....
Happy Little Stampers - CAS- Stamp with an embossing folder
AAA Cards - Embossing and CAS
Embossing paste and embossing folder as a stamp
CASology - Distress and CAS
Distress inks used
Seize The Birthday - Anything Goes with no toppings - Birthday Theme
PennyBSaturday Challenge - Use Red and or Hearts
Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes - I used the HLS sentiment stamp 






32 comments:

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

This is a fabulous card and the black flower stem Looks so dramatic against the background X

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind, thank you very much x

Julie Curtis said...

wow, this is pretty on so many levels. You have such a talent for using media in the unexpected ways. Excellent job! Hugz

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you. Really appreciate your kind comments x

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Great folder stamping and I am a sucker for a pop of black with colour! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Loll said...

Great design Mac. LOVE your embossing folder stamped background. And love the red, black and white colour combo. Great idea to only gloss the flowers. xx

Suchi said...

Such a pretty CAS card! Love the technique of HLS and the color combination! :)
Suchi xx

Rahmat said...

Absolutely beautiful, lovely background for the black flowers and leaves.

*Vicki* said...

I love seeing what you come up with as you always have another wonderful technique you've tried out!! You really inspire me!! ;) HUGS

Patti said...

VERY pretty!! I have never tried embossing paste!! looks like I really should give it a go your card is wonderful.

Patti

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind, thank you very much x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for stopping by and leaving such kind comments x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you and yes I enjoy trying out new techniques..thanks again x

Mac Mable said...

What a nice thing to say and yes give it a go...so many techniques and mediums out there and all have their place...well that's what I tell myself! x

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

Very pretty card. I love your pretty, colorful background. Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

Judy1223 said...

Wow, those black flowers just pop and shine! Love that distress inked background and the dry embossing, too. So glad you joined in the fun at CASology this week!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind of you, thank you very much x

Ros Crawford said...

This is so gorgeous!!!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so very much x

Rahmat said...

Sorry forgot to mention, that so glad to see at ATSM.

Mandy LaCroix said...

Love that background! Great job! :)
Thanks for sharing it over at Addicted to Stamps & More!

Linda said...

This is so pretty .... I love black and white with red, and that embossing folder background looks fab! Thank you for playing along with the HLS CAS Challenge. Linda xx

shirley-bee said...

Gorgeous! I love the matt/shiny stencilling - clever! Thanks so much for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)

Mac Mable said...

Thank you x

Mac Mable said...

That is so kind, thank you x

Mac Mable said...

Enjoyed the challenge, thank you for your kind comments x

Ceal said...

Great card! thanks for joining AAA Cards!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you very much x

Greeshma said...

Loved it!