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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Sari Inspired

Stef, the Inspiration challenge hostess at Splitcoaststampers, gave us a wonderful website from which to be inspired this week called Sana Designer Wear. I was so drawn to the bold, rich colors in this beautiful dress.
Obviously, I used the turquoise/teal/gold colors for my design.



 I stamped the paisley image with Versamark onto Tempting Turquoise card stock and heat embossed the images with gold embossing powder.  I stamped the center flowers with Not Quite Navy ink and then gold embossed with the corresponding outline image.  I sponged Not Quite Navy ink on the outer edges to imitate the shading in the dress.

Supplies I Used:
Stamps:  Polkadots & Paisley by Stampin Up
Paper:  Tempting Turquoise, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White
Ink:  Not Quite Navy, Tempting Turquoise
Accessories:  gold embossing powder, Versamark, heat tool, gold brads and ribbon, sponge daubers


 

5 comments:

bensarmom said...

Charlene, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the embossing around your image.

burun estetigi said...

Good post. Glad to know about the offer.
burun estetigi

Sabrina said...

Life is so busy that I don't have time to catch up with everything - like the gallery from Saturday! But I'm glad this popped up today while I had time to check through Reader. It's simply gorgeous. I love those rich blues with the gold. Both the paisley base and the little flower panel are just lovely.
Happy, belated, birthday wishes. I'm pretty sure I remember you saying your card had arrived ;-), but it's been that sort of week.

Joanne (jojot) said...

Absolutely stunning.....so vibrant in color, classy in design, and exotic in its results...beautiful

Traci M said...

Sexy card, Charlene! So rich and exotic, too.