Monday, July 28, 2014

Penny Black Rose Sympathy Card

Continuing on my Penny Black rose designing, I created this sympathy card to share with classes I teach in my home. I was inspired by this card by fellow TEAM S.A.S. member Kathy to try the faux chalk look described in a tutorial here. I created my own stencil by die cutting the rose in a piece of acetate. Then I applied red and pink Copics around the rose part of the stencil hole, and green Copics around the rest. To get the chalk look, you add a little Copic colorless blender fluid to a paper towel and pull the color into the negative space of the die with it. Even if you make a little mistake (like in the space between the stems), it still looks good. I punched the large border with a Martha Stewart border punch. "Heartfelt sympathy" (by Joy Crafts) was die cut in green and black and layered together before attaching to the card. I love how the card turned out.

I am entering this card in the Anything Goes challenges at Treasured Times and Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenges.

5 comments:

cheryl Baker said...

beautiful card,love the flower against,the background hugs Cherylxxx

Juliana Michaels said...

Such a beautiful card and fabulous technique!

Brenda said...

This is a beautiful card Karen! I love this rose and love the technique you used. Love the punched side, makes for a gorgeous sympathy card. Hugs, Brenda

Sue Bridesmith said...

Gorgeous design love it...thank you for sharing it with us over at Suzy Bee's Challenge....
Hugs
Suzy B ( Owner )
Xx

Verna Angerhofer said...

Absolutely gorgeous!