Thursday, 20 October 2016

Never give up hope!

Hi folks!

So today I decided to create a card that was inspirational and sent a message of staying hopeful. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and also the Hop to Stop, I decided to keep the color scheme as pinks and purples with a little bit of green to off-set the pinks. Black and white were the neutral colors used. I wanted the sentiment to be encouraging and inspiring.

Here are a few pictures of the card







Pictures of the Process and Supplies Used:



(Layering the die cut leaves, on top of which the feathers will go)

I wanted a multi-layered card and used many scraps/snippets I had to create die cuts. The card base is white and 6 by 6 in size (top opening). On the panel I created, I first distressed a pretty piece of flowery-purple cardstock on top of which the distressed paper doily was adhered on the bottom left. I painted the little birdie chipboard of the girl (bought from itsy bitsy) with blush colored metallic pearlized paint (bought from itsy bitsy) to give it a shimmery look. To make the dress stand out, I stamped on the chipboard dress with a small design from the Mudra Peacock stamp set, in 2 shades. This created the purple-pink dress of the girl. Then I added the black and green leaf die cuts behind the doily, this leaf die was from Peek-a-boo designs. Then I die cut feathers from 2 different dies by Joy crafts and then used distress inks to color them. I decided to stick my sentiment before adhering the feathers, so I die cut a piece of vellum using Gina Marie Designs Stitched Scalloped Ovals die and then stamped on it with a stamp from the Mudra Peacock Stamp set using versamark champagne stamp pad and then jet black archival ink. I wanted a glittery look. I stuck the vellum to a scrap piece of green cardstock and fussy cut it. Then I added pearls. Once the sentiment was affixed, I also adhered the feathers to the panel. Then I added pearls all around the card to give it some shine and a soft touch. I tied a bow with some bakers twine to the top with long threads hanging down because I liked how it looked feminine. Finally, I added 3 flowers from a flower embellishments pack bought from itsy bitsy and then affixed pearls to their centers.

Hope you liked the card. Thanks for your time! Till next time, Stay Blessed :)

I am linking this card to the following challenges:






6. Mudra Challenge #2: Color Palette - I have used pink, purple and green from the color palette and added shine with the pearlized metallic paint, versafine champagne ink and the pearls.



17 comments:

  1. Your card is amazing. It has so many gorgeous details on it! I especially love the distressed feathers :)
    Thanks for joining us at the Kat Scrappiness challenge - Josefine

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  2. Wonderful card - and how lovely to see you back playing with us in the Snippets Playground Preety! I hope the girls are being kind - they a lovely crowd and with luck more will come to visit you. It takes time and also if you find the time to visit a few of the links to say hello you should find that people will return the favour.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. Haha - how clever to combine the two awareness causes going on this month! Your card is layers and layers of gorgeousness! Thank you for linking up to the Hop to Stop and helping to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence!!

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  4. This is awesome! Just lovely. Love the little girl die.

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  5. You've used so many wonderful products to create this lovely card, I have never made a 6x6, but it looks like a wonderful size if you plan to put a lot into the card. I think I need those feathers! Beautiful job, thanks for joining us at Kat Scrappiness for our Awareness Challenge! AJ, DT

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  6. You've used so many wonderful products to create this lovely card, I have never made a 6x6, but it looks like a wonderful size if you plan to put a lot into the card. I think I need those feathers! Beautiful job, thanks for joining us at Kat Scrappiness for our Awareness Challenge! AJ, DT

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  7. What a lovely card! I'm so glad you joined us for the Kat Scrappiness Breast Cancer Awareness Card Challenge!

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  8. A very pretty card - I like the feathers! Thank you for supporting domestic violence awareness by joining the hop. It's a very important and personal issue for me and I appreciate you shining a light on it.

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  9. Beautiful card! Love the feathers

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  10. Lovely!! Thanks for joining at Mudra challenge #2. Good Luck!

    Sathya
    Mudra DT

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  11. Such a lovely card & I really like the way you have combined so many elements together on your card.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Mudra! Good luck.

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  12. Gorgeous... love the colors and love those feathers and that sentiment! Perfect!

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  13. Lovely card! Loved the way you have put different elements together.Thank you for joining the Mudra Color Palette challenge. Good Luck.
    Gayatri
    Mudra DT

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  14. That's really wonderful, Preeti. Thanks for joining the fun at Mudra. Good luck :)

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  15. Loved how you used the feathers around the chipboard! So glad you joined us at the Itsy Bitsy Challenge#1-2016

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  16. loved the way you have put together all the elements. So glad you joined us at Itsy Bitsy Challenge#1-2016

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  17. loved the base thought of keeping the project pink & purple and then the way you have layered every element well to be visible... thank for playing along with us at Itsy Bitsy Challenge#1 - 2016...

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