Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Miss You Always

I drew inspiration from several challenges for today's card, but my main inspiration was a friend that lives back home in Indiana that I haven't seen in over a year. I miss her terribly and wanted to send her something to let her know I was thinking about her.


This is a fairly simple and straight forward design, but the layering stamps I used make it look so elegant with little effort. I can't recommend Altenew's stamps enough; they're absolutely wonderful! The particular stamp set I used for this card was a collaboration between Altenew and Simon Says Stamp for this year's Stamptember release. I simply stamped the flowers and leaves in each of the layers with different shades of ink in order to create those gorgeous flowers. I finished my panel by heat embossing the sentiment in gold and adding a few gold sequins. I adhered the panel to the base with foam tape for some dimension.

I'm entering this card into four separate challenges -
Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge - Sparkle and Shine
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - A Bit of Green
Less Is More - Citrus Colors
Color Throwdown - Green, Yellow, Orange, and White






14 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card, and another Altenew fan! Love the font of the sentiment too, so elegant.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  2. What a lovely card - your friend will definitely appreciate it! So beautiful.

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  3. Gorgeous composition! Love the use of space and colors! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “A Bit O’ Green” Challenge!

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  4. Very elegant card! Thanks for sharing at Less Is More!

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  5. This is so beautiful, Rachel! And perfect to send a friend who lives far away! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown this week!

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  6. Just love this beautiful creation, what immaculate stamping!
    Simply lovely!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. Beautiful stamping on your card.Love the stitched edging and you staging vase.

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous card. Yummy stamp set to begin with but you've worked it fabulously and a superb take on the challenge! Thanks for sharing and playing along at Less is More this week. Sarah x

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  9. Very elegant card Rachel! I love the gold additions. Your friend will certainly love it and the intention behind it.

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  10. This is beautiful, Rachel! I love those flowers and that beautiful font in gold!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown this week.

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  11. Gorgeous CAS design! Simple yet classy. So happy to have you join us at Color Throwdown!

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  12. Loll those flowers and the font on thee sentiment! Great design! So glad you joined us at CTD,

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