Tuesday, 15 August 2017

The Flower Challenge Reminder - Background Stamping

Blimey, we're practically half way through August, where is the time going? As it's halfway through the month, it's time for our reminder post over at the Flower Challenge, and this month our focus is on "Background Stamping".
For my reminder card I used a background that I made at the same time as my original card, only this time I used Memento London Fog, rather than tuxedo black to stamp the line drawing. I then die cut several of the Tim Holtz wildflowers out of the panel and built them up on several layers of card to add dimension, before inlaying them back in place. I die cut the Clearly Besotted Hello die several times out of pink card and layered them up, trimming off the squiggle at each end before adding them to my card. I simply layered the panel up on green and pink card on a 6x6 card base to finish. 
We're loving all the cards you've made so far for the challenge and are looking forward to seeing what else you create. Just remember to include flowers as the main focus of your card, do some background stamping - if you could include our cue card in your post that would be great and submit your project before 24th August! 

28 comments:

  1. Very pretty. Love the subtle colors. [Bunny]

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  2. Wow! Not entirely sure what you have done here but it looks fabulous. I love the two colour flowers. Hugs Mrs A.

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  3. Oooooh! nice card Cara. Love the hello, until I read what you'd done I thought it was MDF. Gorgeous love it all. Angela xXx

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  4. Brilliant card, Cara, very clever design. xx

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  5. The prettiest of colours and great background stamping all enhanced with the layered flower die cuts x

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  6. A very clever technique Cara - I love the delicate pastel colours you've used

    Sharon
    x

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  7. Totally gorgeous background, pretty colours and a wonderful design.

    Kath x

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  8. Cara I LOVE this card, the colours are so pretty....wonderful stamping :)
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  9. This is so clever and pretty Cara, and I love the soft colours you chose.

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  10. Wow Cara what a gorgeous card design.

    Hugs Diane

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  11. Beautiful card Cara, I have never thought to die cut other florals out of a floral background, food for thought. Soft and pretty.

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  12. Wonderful card, Cara. Love your technique. Kisses, my friend.

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  13. Love the softly coloured blooms. Very delicate. I must have a go at the raised die cut technique you've showcased! X

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  14. your card is amazing...love how you die cut the flowers into the bkg. clever and beautiful.
    xx Karen

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  15. Hi Cara what a wonderful card, not only the pretty colours but the design is so clever with the die cutting, absolutely love it Kate x

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  16. I love how you did this, Cara! It's one of those "can't tear your eyes away" cards ~ mesmerizing!! Hugs, Darnell

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  17. Ooohhhh, this is such a lovely card, Cara! The flowers are just beautiful and your die cuts design is so cool

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  18. Hi Cara,
    a beautifuuly stamped background and such pretty stamps used.
    Love your wonderful design it's so pretty.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  19. What a gorgeous effective design!
    Lucy x

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  20. Wow, stunning Cara! Love the effect with the diecuts over the stamping. So so gorgeous! Lovely soft palette too. Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  21. I love this technique using a floral background to die cut your wildflowers! Gorgeous soft colours too. x Anne

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  22. Wow! This is gorgeous, Cara! So soft and lovely!!! Love the camouflaging wildflowers!!!

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  23. Oh you know how much I love a hidden die cut and this is even mroe perfect than your last one - I just love the grey instead of the black. Makes it even softer. Gorgeous!! xx

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  24. Sure I left you a comment here yesterday grr.Anyhow it's a fabulous card Cara, I love the pastel shading and clever die cut flowers and leaves ;) hugs Viv xx

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  25. Beautiful! Bet it took ages layering up those dies, but definitely well worth it!

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  26. This is a real beauty Cara. I love how you've created this - it's different and innovative! I must get me some flower dies now I've seen this beauty lol! I really love the way you've cut into the panel here, will have to look out for this die set as I've fallen for it Karen xx

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