Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Modern Anemones


Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Thank you for joining us for the Photo Inspiration Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.
This week the challenge is

Anything Goes

We are showcasing Wplus9 Products this week! You don't have to use them to join in with the challenge but if you have some we would love to see them used!
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I've used Modern Anemones from Wplus9 and I knew I wanted to make a black and white card. I layered a bit of white between the two pieces of black to give the card a bit of depth.

The flowers were easy to do by colouring only the centres and I use a fine tip pen to do the tiny stamens. I simply fussy cut the flowers, each flower is cut out three times one to be my base. The second I embossed on the back with a large embossing ball tool and the third one minus some petals. I made the leaves in the same way but only had to cut two of each set of leaves.

I wanted the flowers to sit on something so I thought I would use the Simon Says Stamp Stitched Banners and I stamped the Uplifting Thoughts stamp leaving a space for one of my leaves.

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  1. Love the black background on this and how the flowers stand out so much. Very pretty!

  2. I love these in black and white with that tiny touch of green, Debby, and thanks for the tip about adding the white border for more depth.

  3. This is a very elegant card Debby, the black and white is perfect x

  4. This is so elegant Debby and I adore the anemone flowers and a great idea to sit them on the fishtail banner, also what a wonderful sentiment. x

  5. This is absolutely gorgeous and such an uplifting sentiment! xxx

  6. Beautiful and elegant Debby..really lovely.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  7. A stunning card Debby, love the colour scheme and pretty design
    Lorraine x

  8. Absolutely stunning Debby, beautifully designed, I love the black and white, beautiful flowers, Kate x

  9. Fabulous card, Debby, such a striking design. xx

  10. I adore this card, Deby! It is elegant and dramatic. Perfect!

  11. Wow that is a simple yet stunning card Debbie! Thanks for the inspiration. Gwendolyn

  12. Beautiful. Love the white flowers with the black background, so stunning. TFS

  13. Beautiful card! The design looks so elegant with the colour palette you created - amazing 😁. Wishing you a happy new week! J 😊

  14. Such an elegant card Debby, love your design.

    Jo x

  15. Black cards always make other colors really pop - as with the white and green - TFS!


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