Monday, April 19, 2010

~ Antique Magnolia Roses ~

It's time for another challenge at Roses on Paper.
This time around my wonderfully talented friend
and Design Team partner, Iris, has given us an
awesome sketch to work with.
I've been such a slack DT member of late,
but I love a great sketch and this one was
lovely to work with and gave me a good
opportunity to use my newest Nesties.
Summer once again has a wonderful prize
ready for the lucky winner of this challenge
so head over to our Roses on Paper Challenge
Blog for a list of the qualifying stamps and
to get your copy of the sketch.
For those of you that know me I don't have to
tell you how much I love roses. I was so excited
when my favourite stamp company, Magnolia,
released this gorgeus rose arrangement.
For the rose on the inside of the card I did a little
bit of pruning and trimmed off a few of the leaves
and a flower.
I've tried to make my card look a bit antiquey
(is that a word) by using Glamsol and using a
brush in my black inkpad to add a distressed
Magnolia Stamp
Webster's Pages Patterned Paper
Copic Markers
Gold Glamsol
~ Peta ~


Pat said...

Hi Peta...what a beautiful card. It looks so the black and white DP...and your roses inages are lovely! A really, really pretty card! Pat Frank (VA)

Heidi Hihn said...

Great card! I love the black and white theme with the beautiful roses!

Peggie said...

Very pretty. Simple yet elegant.

Patricia Garcia said...

OOOh love the black and white and the pretty roses pop out!!


hikers said...

Your roses are beautiful! Great job on your card. Myrna

Gina L said...

This is such a pretty, elegant card!!! Gina L

Jean said...

Oh Peta, I am so glad I came downunder to see this magnificent card.. black & white with red roses are amoung my most favorite and right next to it is the poem dedicated to your mother.. most fitting.. So beautiful... So stunning... Such a tribute..
Hugs, Jean

Patti.Jo said...

Very pretty! Your technique to distress with the Gamsol worked great! Terrific job!

Anonymous said...

pretty card. I love the vintage look of it.

kraftykylie said...

Hi Peta

your card is gorgeous!!!! The roses are stunning and i luv the antiquey feel to it. Smiles to you.

Barb Hardeman said...

Very elegant card, Peta! You've colored the roses perfectly!

Christine Riley said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card! I love the vintage and elegant feel to it.
Hugs, Christine

cabio's craft corner said...

What a great idea to use the accessories stamps as the main stamp for the card. It looks so elegant and pretty :o)

Lori said...

I love your 'antiquey' rose card! Roses are my fav : ) Well done!
Love and hugs ~

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Hi peta! wow..this is just lovely!! TFS!

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