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Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Sweet Pea Stamps - Teresa Sherman - La Rosa Meurta

I was asked to make this card.  I certainly struggled as I very rarely do "darker" cards but I was told I did a fantastic job!!!  I have used a Sweet Pea Stamps image by Teresa Sherman.  It is called "La Rosa Meurta" and is available as a single rubber stamp and as a multi-image stamp (Sheet 7, Plate 216 - La Rosa Meurta comes on the multi-image sheet with Goth Guy, Loves Faded Memory and Skeletal Candle Holder).

I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers/Flexmarkers and highlighted the face with Pan Pastels and inked around the image with Tim Holtz's Black Soot distress ink.  The backing papers are from Summertime Designs.  I have gone over the spiders and added dots with a Versamark pen and then put over clear embossing powder to add a shine to the spiders and to replicate splatters on the backing paper.  I have finished the card off with some fibres, gems, die-cut flower inked with Tim Holtz's Black Soot and Fired Brick distress ink and a sentiment from Debbi Moore's Twilight 2 Dark Worlds CD.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Parade Your Crafts - Anything goes
Crafty Bloggers Network - Things with wings
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Creative Card Crew - Things with wings

18 comments:

Robin (Tqmnurse) said...

great job on the challenge of doing a "dark" card...you met the challenge head on a succeeded. thanks or playing at parade your crafts

paper fun said...

Hi Kym, barely home and you already have a card done! You are amazing!

Beautifully done. Dark cards are of my norm also, but you have done a wonderful job with it.

Thanks for joining our wing challenge at Creative Card Challenge.

Mari

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, definitely cracked the dark card, thanks for playing at PTW

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautifully coloured image Ginny x

coops said...

love this kym.stunning image and your striking colours are fantastic ;D

xx coops xx

Jo said...

Oh wow, she's fab....love that image & you've done a great job!
hugs Jo x

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Well done on this card Kym!
always difficult to make something totally different!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges!
Hugs,Sandra

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! Fabulous card, I love the colours and brilliant detailing
Thank you for taking part in the Papertake Weekly Challenge this week
Sue xx

8upscrapin said...

love all the details and emblishments you add to make your card come alive. Thanks for joining us with our challenge at Parade your Crafts .
Crystal - DT Parade your Crafts

Chana said...

Very nicely colored! Thanks for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

jane stillman said...

A fabulous and dramatic card, love the flower too. Thank you for joining us over at Glitter n Sparkle, good luck

Marlene Atkinson said...

A Fantastic Card, love the colours. Thank you for joining us at CBN Challenge. Marlene DT

Mei said...

Wow, love how you used a dark theme for this card. You did a great job! Thanks for joining us this week at the Creative Card Crew!

Mei
CCC DT
Love to Create DT
Crazy Challenge DT
Anyone for Anya DT

CraftyKay said...

Great card. Thank you for joining The Crafty Bloggers network challenge and good luck.x

Mooloos down south said...

Amazing card! Thanks for joining in the southerngirlschallenge

Sharon

Mooloos down south said...

Thanks for taking the time to join the southerngirlschallenge . Great card.

Jan Ltc said...

This is great! Thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

Ger said...

Fabulous work! Thankyou for joining us this month at Crafty Bloggers Network
Geraldine M
CBN DT