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Sunday, 20 March 2016

Red Dress birthday

A nicely curvacious woman celebrating her birthday.  Because I wanted the red dress to stand out I chose orange (next on the colour wheel) and green (opposite on the colour wheel).  I added some cherry lipstick to this digi image.  I like using both kinds of embossing, but really dry embossing adds a lot of texture, and I usually use more than one on a card.

Image stamp:  Marianne- Snoesjes, coloured with Reno pens.
orange EF: Craft Creations
white EF: Project Life
Circle dies: Spellbinders

Tuesday Morning Sketches
Shared on challenges:
http://tuesdaymorningsketches.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/tuesday-morning-sketches-343.html
http://www.craftysentiments.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/anything-goes-challenge.html
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/AG-NO-77.html
http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/freshly-brewed-challenge-201610.html
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/favourite-style-of-embossing-why.html
http://eurekastamps.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/eureka-stamps-challenge-184-anything.html

9 comments:

Maxine D said...

What a cute and fun card Carol - love the use of colour contrasts and accents
Blessings
Maxine

Dawn Turley said...

fabulous Carol. Your colouring is amazing. Great card

Dorothy S said...

The red dress is a standout! I also like the flower in the middle of the circle sentiment - and I agree about dry embossing! Thanks for coming to the Eureka Stamps anything goes challenge this week.

Debbie said...

Beautiful birthday card! Your color combo is wonderful! And embossing is my favorite technique so I just love that!!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous card Carol thank you for joining us this week over on Inspiration Destination
Dianne x
IDCB-DT

Rainey's Craft Room said...

That's a gorgeous embossing folder, love it. Thanks for sharing this beautiful card with us at AYLI this week.
Lorraine DT

Patricia Alvarez said...

Very beautiful! I love the embossed background. Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs. Good luck!!! Patricia

Sarah said...

What a fantastic embossing folder, it seems to suit that lovely lady!! thank you for joining us at AYLI and Good Luck!! Sarah :0)

Zw@@n said...

Super cute card! I love that embossing folder and the beautiful coloured Snoesje. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma