Monday, 25 February 2013

A Rose For My Rose

Good morning folks, hoping you enjoyed the weekend which sure disappeared fast as Monday is here again!
We have a new challenge for you today over at Make My Monday and this week the hostess with the mostest is Caz who has chosen a colour theme of Pink and Black.
I have to admit that a tiny bit of green sneaked in on my creation as I couldn't leave the rose leaves completely pink lol. A bit too against nature for me although they do have a pink blush on them.

I wanted to make a fairly vintage style creation so my much loved woman with rose stamp (an elderly Rubber Stampede image) was inked up with black. I coloured the rose and the woman (who I have to admit reminds me of Billie Piper - strange the thoughts you get sometimes!) with pencils and watercolour pencils. I trimmed the image panel and added it to a pink mat then a larger black one and added the stamped sentiment under the image.
I made the background paper by sponging Tattered Rose Distress ink on a square of card then stamped on the Kanban rose with black ink and coloured this with pencils. I then stamped on some script (Hero Arts Old French Writing) with Victorian Velvet Distress ink.
I assembled the card as you see, finishing off with a Marianne Design die cut scalloped border, adding pearls to the flower centres.

Hoping that you have a great day. Mine involves VAT returns - ugh!
Hugs, Fliss xx

Some challenges for my card:
Creative Inspirations Paint - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Dies/Punches
Happy Campers - Use a Favourite Stamp


Suzi B said...

Goergeous card Fliss.. see what you mean about Billie Piper! :)
Suzi B xx

Jacqueline said...

A gorgeous card Fliss, fab colours and background as always. Billie's name in Dr Who was Rose this stamp must have been made with her in mind! - Jacqueline xx

Donna Ellis said...

A wonderfully created card - so feminine and pretty.

Deborah said...

I can kind of see Billie Piper, Fliss. Either way, it's a lovely card (no surprise there then :-)

Mynnette said...

Gorgeous, Fliss!!! LOVE the black "lace" trim under your sentiment and the rose theme is just amazing! LOVE this card! :)

Brenda Brown said...

Such a great way to use the colour combination.
Hope you got your VAT returns sorted.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Brenda Brown said...

Such a great way to use the colour combination.
Hope you got your VAT returns sorted.
hugs {brenda} x0x

brenda said...

A perfect colour combo Fliss.

VAT, what a away to start the week, hope you got it sorted and off your desk.

B x

craftattack said...

Lovely card, roses are always beautiful! Hugs, Valerie

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful card. Great image.

carol said...

lovely card, thanks for joining in with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Mad Moose said...

Sweet card. Thanks for sharing it with us at crafty catz this week. Naomi x

Emily Hammann said...

This is stunning!! Thanks for joining us at CI Paints!!