Monday, January 07, 2013

Less is more with a Single Rose

Hello everyone

Today I have a card created with the single rose from Rose & Thistle by Chocolate Baroque.   I enjoy the challenge of one layer CAS cards and decided to create one with this beautiful rose.  


I drew lines with a fine pencil on the right hand area of folded heavy card stock.    I embossed the single Rose with black.    I created masks with scrap paper to cover the area that I wanted to keep white & blended Shabby Shutters Distress Ink in the open area.   Next I used Peeled Paint Distress ink with the Mini-Harlequin TCW Stencil.   

After removing the masks I stamped Love from the Artistic Expressions set (I use this set a lot!) with black versafine ink.   I coloured the rose with co-ordinating Distress Markers and blended a little with water.    Very easy & quick to create !

Thanks for your visit and have a great day !
Shirley

20 comments:

  1. Lovely collage Shirley,love the stamp on the coloured background and the text just beside it...
    Nice!

    greetings, Alie :-)

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  2. Love the simplicity of your card and the rose is just so pretty!

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  3. Love the white space! The rose is so pretty on this background and the script is beautiful!

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  4. CAS cards may be a challenge for you, Shirley, with all your skill at depth and layers, but you've certainly rocked it this time! Jaw-dropping. That sentiment is spot on with the rose!!

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  5. Such pretty, deep, RICH colors, Shirley. Love the background, too, and how it blends well with the rose's greenery. Your CAS card does not look CAS at all. Beautiful!

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  6. Great how you used the background to let the rose "pop out"! Hugs, Gerrina

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  7. Such a pretty card, Shirley!!!Love every detail !! Wonderfull rose!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  8. Soo Beautiful and Elegant Shriley! Love your PRetty Rose and the Fab BG! Just Simply Fabulous!

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  9. She elegance Shirley and reminds me that I haven't used that Harlequin stamp in ages.

    B x

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  10. This is beautiful Shirley, you do CAS so well. Peeled paint and shabby shutters are the 2 DI's that I tend to use the most, and I love the colouring of the rose.

    Sue x

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  11. Super thew ay the background melts into the colours of the rose's leaves & the effect of the sentiment stamped into the harlequin panel is very eye-catching.
    Paula (PEP)

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  12. Love it Shirley its stunning xxx huggles hun

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  13. Just beautiful, the background is gorgeous for the beautiful rose!
    Greetings Karin

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  14. This looks realy beautiful, Shirley.
    Your lovestamp is great!
    Groetjes Gery

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  15. Wow--I see why you like 1 layer CAS cards--you're so good at making them!

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  16. Beautiful color combination, amazing and elegant as always, dear Shirley:-)
    xox Anja

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  17. Hi Shirley! Wow what a very pretty rose! Very nice, and love the simplicity of this card, it is very elegant! Great background with the mini-Harlequin stencil, that worked very well! Love the white background too! Super combinations! Great card!
    Warm greetings, Marlene

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  18. This is beautiful, great background and beautiful rose. I love the card. Groetjes Janny ... and the colors also beautiful.

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  19. Sorry that I did not visited your blog more often. You made some beautifil things!! Love them! Thank you so much for your comments!
    Loving greetings, Yvonne

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Your kind comments are always appreciated !