Sunday, 21 November 2021



Meet today's card.
Couldn't be more simple to create using a piece of cardstock that I rolled excess paint off onto while Gel Plate printing and an embossing folder. 

So here's what I did to create my card.
  • I began by looking through my stash of inked pieces, found this one and thought it would make a pretty card.  It was a piece of white cardstock that I had rolled paint off my brayer onto while Gel Plate printing.  I like to keep my 'roll offs' just for this reason.
  • I took the panel and placed it into the Perfect Poinsettia embossing folder and ran it through my die cutting machine.  This folder from Altenew is a 3-D and gives such a wonderful impression.
  • Next, using a sanding block, I sanded the paper carefully to remove some of the pink paint on the panel.  I love how it looked.
  • I splattered with my white Posca pen to add more interest and to give a snowy feel to the flowers.
  • I made sure to keep one of the little pieces that I cut from the paint roll off to use as the sentiment flag.  I placed the small piece into my Misti and stamped the 'Noel' onto it with some Versamark ink and then white heat embossed it.  
  • I glued the sanded panel onto a heavy white card base, then pop dotted the sentiment at the top.
  • Finally, I added a few clusters of some tiny white pearls.

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Adding my card to these challenges:
Simon Says Wed.- MAKE YOUR OWN BKG

Stamps- Noel (Impression Obsession)
Ink- Versamark
Paper- heavy white (Scribes Nook- Waterloo, Ont.)
Accessories and Tools- Perfect Poinsettias (Altenew); acrylic paint; brayer; sanding block;
pearls (Dollar Tree); Misti (My Sweet Petunia); Lawn Fawn eb powder; Posca pen


Sarn said...

This is a gorgeous girly pink Christmas card. Great use of your "roll off" papers.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.

Hugs, Sarn x

Nora Noll said...

This is absolutely GORGEOUS!! I LOVE how the poinsettias just POP off the pink. Stunning card.

cuilliesocks said...

Beautiful in pink Karen, lovely background and design, Kate x

SherylH said...

So pretty!

Dotty Jo said...

Completely gorgeous, Jo x

Unknown said...

Beautiful..what ate the paint colors please how do I sign up to see your posts?

Mac Mable said...

Ohhhh this is so pretty Karen and love the effect from the sanding and the dry embossing x.

Linby said...

oh wow! It looks fabulous and totally planned, what a great effect. Thanks for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge.

Bonnie said...

So pretty, Karen! I find I like the rolled off pieces better than the gel plate pieces!

Pat said...

I love the pink tones and such a wonderful background made from a brayer roll off and the sanding down of the embossed poinsettia design and the added white spattering works brilliantly, and the coordinating sentiment using another piece of the scrap.. a gorgeous card Karen. x

Christine Alexander said...

love the non traditional colour ♥

brenda said...

A pretty feminine creation, many thanks for joining in this weeks Feminine theme at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

WOW! what a wonderful shade to have on a Christmas card, I love this Karen.
Faith x

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