Sunday, June 20, 2010

Faux Suede Flowers

I've seen faux suede used quite a bit around the blogs lately, and Shelli also demonstrated it at Convention, so I thought I'd give it a go with this card to add more texture to the flowers, and the backing ovals behind the greeting. I think the flowers would pop a bit more with more layers, but I made it as an option for a friend's grandmother, so I wanted to keep it flattish for the International post.
Tonight my inspiration has come from Colour Q and Sketch'n'Color; I didn't realise it had been so long since I'd played along with Colour Q....

The flowers actually look quite sweet with the scallop circles and the larger flower flower from Boho Blossoms; I gently swiped the edges of the Apricot Appeal layer with Cameo Coral ink, and the layers were gently scrunched a bit to add some extra texture.
Thanks for visting!

Stamps: Priceless, Vintage Labels (retired), So Swirly Jumbo Wheel
Card: Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla, Ruby Red, Cameo Coral, Apricot Appeal
Ink: Cameo Coral, Ruby Red, Always Artichoke
Other: Cream Grosgrain ribbon, 5/16" Jumbo Brads, Scallop Circle Punch, Small Oval Punch, Boho Blossoms Punch


Sylvia said...

YOur card is lovely, the suede flowers really nice!

LeAnne said...

Lovely sketch and great way to use the CQC colors! Sweet! Thanks for playing with us!

Kari Linder said...

Hi Natasha!
What a cute card! Love the swirls and the flowers! Too fun! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Colour Q!

Leah said...

Georgous card, the flowers are great. Much better for posting.

Andrea said...

Beautiful card. Love the flowers. Thanks for playing with Sketch'n'color.