Wednesday, October 14, 2015

CAS Poinsettia Card

Hello Everyone!!

For today I am playing along with Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge. The cue word for this month is poinsettia.


Entering Challenge:
Happy Little Christmas Challenge
October: Poinsettia

This delicious ornament was painted using Perfect Pearls
for a bit of shine.
The poinsettia was stamped twice then fussy cut and
sprayed with Perfect Pearls and water. 
This ornament stamp was generously given to me by BozenA from ArtCardBox. If you haven't seen her work yet then you should. She is an extremely talented and gifted artist.

Heat embossing the image allowed me to paint with Perfect Pearls. Such a beautiful bit of shine that can only be seen in the light? In trying to keep the card CAS I considered minimal color; gold and red. This allows the poinsettia to be the star of the show. More dramatically, it has been popped off the card by paper piecing and dimensional tape. This is also a very intricate stamp that needed a simple backdrop so I added a sense of space by stamping a pine branch and a very simple, yet interesting looking, sentiment. 

That should do it for me I hope you enjoyed your stay with me here at TheGrandStampede. Please feel free to leave a comment; I really enjoy reading your comments. Thank you so much and we will see soon with another creation.

All the best,
Shawna 

7 comments:

Susan said...

Love the sparkle of the perfect pearls on the ornament - a great way to showcase the poinsettia. Thanks so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers.

Monika Reeck said...

wohoooo so ELEGANT my friend
I am so happy arrive in the office and open my yahoo mail and found your post..
this is an elegant christmas bauble my friend that poinsettia with perfect pearls is really shiny
and the sentiment also elegant
you did a best Job on making this christmas card my friend
big hugs
Monika

BożenA said...

Hello Shawn, I'm so happy that so beautifully you used stamp ornament ... This card is great. Everything you have done has caused the card is unique. It has brilliance, elegance and CAS. Thank you for this beautiful card :-)
hugs,
BozenA

Petra Swart said...

Shawna, this is a stunning card, my friend!!!! I absolutely love how you have put together everything and the shine is just soooo beautiful!!! This is for sure my fave from all of your lovely cards - I LOVE it!!!
Have a wonderful day!!!!

Loll said...

Hi Shawna. This is gorgeous!! LOVE the shine from the perfect pearls, and your beautiful layered poinsettia. Great design with the simple pine branch to finish it off. Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers.

gail said...

Love the shine from the perfect pearls, a gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing with us at happy Little Stampers

Ingrid said...

What a beautiful card! I love all the little details. Thanks for playing along with us at Happy Little Stampers! :)

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