Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Vintage Rosette Flower

Hello again everyone, I hope you're managing to keep warm in the big chill.
I've got a card to share with you which is my finally finished entry for this week's Play Date Cafe challenge and I apologise in advance for a rather bad photo, the light was against me and I hope to get a better one tomorrow.

I've used papers here from the Polka Doodles All Around & Everywhere CD, combined with some vintage music score from my stash which has been altered with Vintage Photo Distress ink.
I made a crepe paper rosette by stitching along the length of a piece and gathering up the stitches to form the rosette. I then trimmed the outer edge with pinking shears. I rubbed on embossing ink and embossed with sparkly silver powder.
I made a centre for the flower with a scalloped inked music score circle and a grunge board harlequin patterned circle which I embossed with silver powder. I made 2 holes in the centre to turn it into a button and added a tie of embroidery thread altered with the Distress ink.
I made up the card as you see with various mats and a border made on the inked music score with the Martha Stewart Arch Lattice border punch. I finished off with a sentiment from the Butterfly Kisses Clear 2 Collage clear stamp set, stamped on decorated paper with Memento Rich Cocoa ink and coloured with Promarkers.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely card. I really like the crepepaper rosette. I thought it was ribbon. Very nice.

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  2. Lovely card Fliss, terrific centrepiece.
    Annette x

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  3. Beautiful medallion! Wonderful use of our colors this week. Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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  4. OHHH! That rosette is fabby--and all that glitter! LOVE IT! Thanks so much for playing along and joining in the fun over at the PDCC!!

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  5. Very elegant card Fliss, beautiful work and gorgeous colour. Oh speaking of colour ... pop over and see Chris's page (she is one of my dt ) You know i told you about the fairies i made for the new year ? well Chris used one so you can get a sneak peek lol
    http://myartyattempts.blogspot.com/
    hugs June xxxxx

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  6. Love the fifties look of this card with the paper rosette and the glitter. Thanks so much for playing along in the play date cafe this week :)

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  7. I love this Fliss - really clever and such beautiful soft colour! Cheers Claire x

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  8. This is lovely Fliss. I love your flower, so pretty. You've really made our colours work so well. Sorry, I'm a bit late in getting around to comment on everyone's blogs, but thanks for playing along with us last week at the PDCC!

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Fliss xx