Saturday, April 2, 2011

Carnation Collage Art

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I just love all of the collage stamps that I Brake For Stamps carries.  This card is from one of my favorite sets called Bird and Blossom Post.  You can find it at the IBFS store as a single stamp -  Large Beloved Carnation Collage - as well. Carnations are one of my favorite flowers.

Click on the photo for a close-up view! I used the Ink, Spray & Smash Technique on Glossy White paper and then stamped my image with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. I then embossed with Clear Detail Embossing Powder.
I added a little flower that I crocheted and some beautiful black satin ribbon. You can find the May Arts ribbon (and many other beautiful colors) that I used at Hambo Stamps.

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Challenges for this card:
Allsorts - Blooming Blossoms 
Catch the Bug - anything goes 
Crafty Calendar - April Showers bring May flowers 
Creative Inspirations - Mother's Day/Mum 
Little Claire's - spring celebrations
Delicious Doodles - Mum 
Stamps: Large Beloved Carnation Collage by IBFS
Paper: Glossy White, So Saffron, Cameo Coral, Basic Black
Ink: Memento Black Tuxedo
Accessories: May Arts Ribbon: I used Item #HA10, 3/8" Double-Faced Satin in Black (available at Hambo), Fiskars Threaded Ribbon Punch, Sizzix Embossing Folder, crocheted flower


  1. Judy, I like the collage stamps too. I really like the background now I am going to have to try that one, lovely card tfs.

  2. What a glorious card Judy, I am a real fan of collage stamps as well and love what you have done with this one.

    Thank you so much for sharing you lovely creation and joining in my Bloomin’ Blossoms theme at Allsorts this week

    B x

    There's a Stampalot voucher up for grabs here

  3. Stunning card, the crochet flower adds the perfect touch
    Thanks for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, hope you’ll join us again
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  4. Wow, what a beautiful card! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Catch The Bug!

  5. Awesome make hun! Love the colours!
    Thanks for playing at The Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, and good luck with the draw!
    Teri x

  6. WOW Judy this is absolutely awesome the image, colours and that crochet flower look wonderful thank you for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations, can I also add that I love your doggy pictures.
    Lorraine x

  7. Lovely card thanks for joining us at Little Claire this week

  8. I love those stamps but havent mustered up the courage to give them a go yet! HOwever yours is stunning!

    The perfect creation for a Mum on Mothers Day, thanks for joining us this week with our challenge at Delicious Doodles.

    Good luck with the draw!

    Keryn :)

  9. great card! thank you for joining this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!

  10. Hello from the U.K!
    This is a stunning card.
    You are so lucky to have this artistic skill - I stick to beading as they are the pretty things and I just have to put them together to best effect!
    Lovely cards, I've enjoyed having a browse.
    Thank you :-)

  11. Gorgeous!!! Perfect for our challenge at the Crafty Calender this month.
    Caroline DT x

  12. Gorgeous card. I love the image and the colours are fab. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge this month. Bev x


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