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STAMPlorations Inspiration Project #52

Hi Everyone,
its inspiration time at STAMPlorations!


I am still in Christmas card mood. 
Here are my supplies:

stmp1072.jpeg    SheryRuss_MixedMediaElements
WOW black embossing powder

I stamped and heat embossed the poinsettia onto water color card stock. Sprinkled some Brushos around and spritzed it. I made sure to not spritz the inside of the flower. Added the sentiment, the frame and the sequins once everything was dry.


I was inspired by Sandy Allnock, who made some fantastic cards using that technique!

Linking up with:
Craft Stamper TIMI challenge  - take a technique (watercolors )

WOW! Embossing Powder Blog
Happy Stamping!

Christmas:

Comments

Flo said…
Oooooh wie schööööön!!!
Beautiful Card Cornelia..!!
MaryH said…
What a lovely way to use your brusho-s. This background is splendid for this pretty poinsettia, and I'd never thought to use the brusho-s in quite this way! I LOVE it! Merry Christmas, & TFS
conil said…
Me likey...very much. Don't you love the color Brusho's provide. They make that poinsettia pop off the card. Lovely layout, too.
Ruth said…
That background is beautiful! I've never tried Brushos, but the results here are superb. Perfect card. Xx
Suchi said…
Such a catchy card...I ADORE it! Loved the inky brusho and the way you didn't let it go inside the poinsettia! :)
Suchi xx
The flower on that background looks smashing :)
Vicki Dutcher said…
FABULOUS [as usual] -- love the colorful bg with the b&w image!
papierelle said…
Hach dieser Weihnachtsstern, bin immer wieder begeistert, auch wenn er mal nicht farbig daher kommt.
LG Gundi
shirley-bee said…
Love how the poinsettia really stands out against the Brusho background. And thanks for playing along at Craft Stamper :)
Ellie Knol said…
beautiful!!
Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge...

xxx Ellie Knol xxx
Deepti said…
This is soooooooo pretty!
cm said…
Love when you do the 'corner image framing' technique! Beautiful way to showcase the poinsettia! The poinsetter: hahahahahha! Love that, too!
Hugs~c
Anita in France said…
Gorgeous vibrant colour around that lovely bloom, Cornelia! Tee hee ... fun photo! Hugs, Anita :)
Linda said…
This is so striking. Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper Challenge. Linda xx

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