Neutrals and Paperwhites

I've been playing around with some primed canvas paper that painter's use as a base for their canvases. I found it in a multiple sheet pad form at Micheal's and thought that it would be great for cards and layouts too.

I wanted to play along with Flourishes' monthly Bring Back Beautiful challenge (to use neutral colours) and their Cut Above the Rest challenge (to use a cut edge) so I thought I would combine my card to meet both challenges today.

Neutral Paperwhites

supplies: stamps, Flourishes, Papertrey Ink; patterned papers, Bo Bunny; primed canvas paper, Fredrix; die cut shape, Spellbinders; butterfly charm, My Mind's Eye; inks, Ranger, Memento, Copic; brads, BasicGrey; lace, Hero Arts; cardstock, Bazzill; other, thread.

I started by die cutting a piece of the canvas paper using my Spellbinders shape and then stamping the paperwhites flower image by Flourishes right onto the masked canvas paper. I carefully coloured in my image using my Copic markers. I stamped the script by Papertrey Ink over top of my entire coloured image to tone the background down a bit.


I hope you too get a chance to play along! I just love the Flourishes challenges!

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6 comments:

  1. Allison this is beautiful. I like the creamy colors and your pendant framing. Just beautiful. Thanks for playing in Flourishes A cut above the rest challenge.

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  2. Ally, this is lovely!

    :)

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  3. Oh that canvas paper looks fantastic Allison! Love the stitching and die cut too! Beautiful neutrals!

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  4. Allison, this is an absolute beauty! I've been so loving these neutral colors for flowers and you did a fabulous job on this. Love the look of the canvas paper. Thanks for joining us for Flourishes Cut Above challenge!

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  5. Goodness..this is gorgeous!!
    You create such beautiful cards!

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  6. You nailed this challenge. I love that you used canvas. That gave your card a lot of texture. The butterfly is so sweet too. :)

    Thanks for playing with us at BBB.

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Hugs,
Ally.