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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Embossed Flower

I love the combination of kraft with white and neutral colors. So I heat embossed my flower with white embossing powder and used beige/white patterned papers from Maja Design.
I machine stitched with white glitter thread around both the inner and outer squares - it really adds some nice sparkle to the card, too bad it can be seen in the photo.
I added some cheese cloth behind the inner square for texture.
The sentiment is made with letter stickers and means "good luck".
I didn't want the card to have too much embellishments, keeping the design rather clean, so I punched out 3 butterflies from kraft paper to fill out some of the empty space

This card is for these challenges:
1) 'ABC' Challenges - #21 Bring on the Flowers
2) Crafty Boots - Flowers
3) Creative Creations Challenge Blog - Things with the letter B (butterflies)
4) Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet - Favorite color with Kraft
5) Make My Monday - Monochrome
6) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

29 comments:

Mynnette said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Pia! LOVE your sweet color scheme and images and I really must get some gauze to play with! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

Asha said...

Absolutely scrumptious, Pia! Lovely and delicate.
I apologise for not visiting sooner… been poorly all weekend. I miss seeing your beautiful projects.
xxx Asha
Sunny Summer Crafts

Laine said...

Your cards are so elegant and stylish and are a joy to behold.
Laine
xx

chrissy xx said...

It really is GORgeous! What a FABulous design Pia.
LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Flutterby Trina said...

beautiful - I love how CAS the finish is! Thanks for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges with out 'B' challenge - remember you can enter up to three times! Good Luck and hope to see you again soon :) x

Patricia St Martin said...

Wonderful card love the neutral colors your embossed roses are so pretty.
Patricia

scrappymo! said...

Gorgeous! I love the tone on tone look to this and the cheesecloth really gives some lovely texture!
Off to catch up on your posts I have missed.

Carolyn said...

What a lovely card!!! This is my kind of card.....soft colours and all.
I saw this card on MIM and had to take a closer look and glad I did.
Carolyn

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Pia. I love the soft neutral colours. The white embossed image is gorgeous and your layout is fabulous too.
Sue xx

Lau W said...

Oh so lovely ! Superb card Pia, very pretty !
xxx

Corinna said...

Kraft and white- i love the paper you have used.
This is georgeous!
Corinna

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Pia, I love your embossed flower and great design - another fabulous card.
Pauline
x

Dee's Craft Room said...

Very pretty card, the roses and butterflies look amazing on the neutral background you have created. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Shelby said...

The combination looks fantastic and love how you've embossed the flower! Wonderful card

Shelby

aussie aNNie said...

Fab card with different combinations, love it coz it is different./x
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KraftyKoolKat said...

What a fabulous layout and colour scheme.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Marlies said...

A beautiful elegant card. I love kraft with lots of colours but never tried it with white. It looks realy great, thanks for the idea! hugs, Marlies

Laura Mackie said...

Beautiful card, thank you for joining us this week at Make My Monday, Laura x

Meihsia Liu said...

What a fabulous card, Pia. Love the beautiful colors you used. ^_^

Chrissy said...

This is just beautiful Pia..love the colours and gorgeous flower..

Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lisa S. said...

Very pretty Pia!!! Love the colors and the image. :) Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

Anita Blake said...

This is a lovely card Pia i love the colour tones they work really.Thanks for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges this week and hope to see more of your creations soon. Anita x

Jacqueline said...

Thanks for joining in our CAS - Monotone challenge this week at MMM - your card is lovely - Jacqueline xx

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Pia. Beautiful tones and I love the embossed flowers and sentiment. Pat K x

Sue said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Pia! I love the earthy colours with the Kraft.. and the cheesecloth texture and stitching looks fab!! :-)
Big hugs
Sue xx

♥Jan♥ said...

Kraft and white are such a gorgeous color combo ! Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Kraft Journal !!

Danielle Vincent said...

Oh Pia - this is so very beautiful. I love the white on the Kraft paper - its so soft and lovely! A gorgeous creation and I'm so glad that you shared it with us this week at ABC Challenges.

Skye said...

A very pretty feminine card. Love the white and kraft combo. Lovely design paper, that will go on my wishlist.

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Love all the subtleties going on here. Very pretty Pia.