AWH Colour Creations Showcase - Week 8: Calypso Coral



Well Week 8 of the Art with Heart Colour Creations Showcase is upon us. Who would have guessed that I would make it this far? Not me! 

This week team participants are creating with Calypso Coral. This is my card - with a Basic Black card base and Calypso Coral mat:


I was really happy with my Whisper White background. Here's how I did it:

1. I cut a piece of scrap computer paper the same size as the Whisper White mat. 

2. Using a die from Stitched Rectangles I cut out a rectangle from the computer paper.

3. I inked the top layer of Subtle 3D embossing folder in Calypso Cora.

4. I popped the computer paper (with the rectangle cut out) on top of the Whisper White and then put both pieces in the embossing folder and ran it through the Big Shot. The computer paper acted as a mask so that whilst the entire Whisper White cardstock was embossed, the only part that was 'ínked' was where the rectangle had been cut out.


The flower is from the Tasteful Touches stamp set. It is stamped in Black Memento on Whisper White cardstock and coloured using the Light and Dark Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends. It has been fussy cut and raised with dimensionals. It's a bit hard to see in the photo but I used Wink of Stella on the dark parts of the petals.


The leaves are cut in Basic Black using a die from Forever Flourishing. A little bit of gold thread and the flower accent was done.


The greeting is from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set. Stamped in a mix of VersaMark and Calypso Coral, it has been heat embossed with Clear Embossing Powder. I then embossed it with the Subtle 3D embossing folder so it matched the card. It is raised using Mini Dimensionals.



And as you know - never leave the insert blank!


To see more Calypso Coral creations click here. It will take you to a list of all this week's participants.

Thanks for stopping by  and I hope you can drop in next week too!

Fiona

Comments

  1. Oh, very clever! I love that inking the embossing folder in Calypso Coral yielded such a bold result, when uninked it is so subtle. Beautiful card, Fiona.

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  2. Wow! This looks great Fiona! I love your use of the Wink of Stella. Ben

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  3. What an amazing technique Fiona - you are so clever and your card is so beautiful! Thank you for sharing your Calypso Coral creation tonight and inspiring us all xx

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  4. I just love this idea, and what a beautiful card! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. Oh my goodness, what a creative way to get that background colour with your embossing folder & ink. Awesome result!

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  6. Wow, what a super clever technique. Just love your card!

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  7. What a great technique Fiona, and your cards are always so elegant!

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  8. Amazed by your sweet card, using such a clever technique.

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  9. What a great technique for the background and I really love how it turned out. A beautiful card Fiona.

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  11. Such an elegant card Fiona. And that amazing technique - so clever!

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  12. Wow I love how you did that panel it really is stunning.

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  13. An old technique that I never thought to use on the subtle embossing folder yet it's very effective. I love how you have done it with a window using scrap paper as well. Certainly steps up the technique.

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