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STAMPlorations Sketch challenge #15

Hi, here is my second blog post for today - please scroll down for the House of Cards challenge post!
So its time again for the new sketch challenge at STAMPlorations!

And here is my interpretation:

I kept it very simple - the colorful background panel I colored with alcohol inks on glossy card stock. This beautiful lily stamp I also stamped on glossy card stock and popped it up with foam tape and some gold thread behind it.

I used the sets Boxed Blooms and Bold Sentiments and PATCHWORK FRENZY: Graphic Squares (sentiment) for this card. Here is a close-up:

Go and visit the STAMPlorations blog to let our wonderful DT inspire you and also have a look at the fabulous card from our talented Guest Designer Monika!

The challenge ends July 18; the winner will be announced July 20

I am also linking this up with this month Bizzy Becs Challenge - Anything goes
and A Blog named Hero - color it in - colored the background panel


Monika Reeck said…
Wow Cornelia looks amazing..luv that not colored image look elegant ...wonderfully done...and I am shy my post ist zu frueh ...da ich nicht wusste wann muss ich posted...siehst du bitte deine Email..ich hab paar frage gestelt Suesse...LG..deine Monika
Radhika said…
Beautiful card :)
Anonymous said…
This is way cool, I just love the background panel, it's the subtle angle of the mat and the gold thread that add the spark!
shirley-bee said…
Love how you kept the image black and white against that lovely background panel :)
Aileen said…
Beautiful card, so clever keeping the image black and white, makes such a contrast also allows the background to really stand out.
Liebe Cornelia, was für eine wunderbare Karte.
Liebe Grüße von überm Teich :)) Elisabeth
Manuela said…
Hallo Cornelia, tolle Karte ich finde auch das die Lilie auf dem schönen Hintergrund richtig super wirkt!
(ja,für die Karte habe ich ein embossing folder benutzt und schön das dir das Foto gefällt, das wurde in Peking aufgenommen)
Lg Manuela
Kylie said…
Love that background!! Those colours are so vibrant xx
MRS DUCK said…
Hi Cornelia
Stunning card. Love the beautifully vibrant background. Fab!
Best wishes.
Ang x
Shery Russ said…
Beautiful, Cornelia! Totally loving that alcohol background! I must give this technique a try.
Deepti said…
This is gorgeous, Love the BG and the focal black and white flower :)
maria f. said…
Great design with the B/W image. And don't ya just love the magic that happens with alcohol inks?!?!?
Anita in France said…
Wow, what a stunning background, Cornelia ... looks stunning offset against the black ... love the simple black and white of the bloom with it! Anita :)
Anonymous said…
Wow! Bacground looks fabolous. Your card are such a big inspiration :)
Anonymous said…
Hi Cornelia. Love the B&W lily against your colourful BG and your great little touches of adding the gold thread and slightly offsetting the coloured panel. Have a fab day! hugs Monika xxx

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