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Sep 19, 2014

Floral Silhouette

Happy Friday!

Finally found some time  to share a card made with one of my favorite stamps from Just For Fun Rubberstamps. Can't believe I haven't used it yet before, but that's what happens when you get a huge amount of amazing new rubber stamps, you just don't know what to use first. 

A quick to create card, I simply stamped the floral silhoutte in black archival ink. Without re-inking I stamped the image twice again to create lighter images. 
Next I added some ink using a chickenwire stencil and distress inks. Edges were inked using darker shades of colors and finally I used the silhouette stamp around the edges too.
Matted onto black card stock and then added to my card base. 

Product list:
Queen Ann's Lace stamp, Enjoy Life sentiment (both by JFF rubberstamps)
yellow, orange and brick red distress inks
black archival ink

I'd love to play along here:
A Vintage Journey - Colors of Autumn
Daring Cardmakers - Stencil Revolution
Simply Create Too - Fall/ Autumn
 4 Crafty Chicks - Fall
Thanks for visiting!


susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Ellie, love all the stamps and your inking is fab x Susan x

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Ellie: Wonderful & beautiful autumn card! Thank you for joining in the fun at Simply Create Too's "Fall Challenge #70.

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Brenda Brown said...

A lovely autumn creation.
Thanks for joining this trip on a Vintage Journey.
hugs Brenda xx

MaryH said...

Hi Ellie, Thanks for your visit & comment at my blog. Popped over using your link, and hope I'm at the correct blog, as I see that you have several listed. This beauty caught my eye. Love the way you've used the silhouette with generational stamping and the texture that you achieved with inking the stencil. I absolutely love the deep rich colors that you've sponged on the perimeter. TFS & Happy wkend.

brenda said...

Oh my Ellie this is glorious, I can see you really are enjoying your inks and creating some lovely cards.

Hope you have a lovely weekend.

B x

Astrid Maclean said...

This is so beautiful! Love that stunning wild flower stamp and the way you have used it here looks gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey!

Annie said...

Love your card and the gorgeous inky layers/colours. It's lovely to have you join us in our Autumn Colour challenge at A Vintage Journey
Hugs Annie x

Marja B. said...

Beautiful card, lovely fall colors! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Simply Create Too!

Hugs, Marja
Simply Create Too DT

Collette said...

Love love love this ... It's like an art journal and a greeting card got together and had a party!

Gez Butterworth said...

Hi Ellie, love your card, it is STUNNING ♥

Thank you for joining the Daring Cardmakers this week. Gez

Leanne said...

Nicely done, love the way you used so many different stamps with this card. Works wonderful. Nice add touch with the twine too. Thanks for playing our Fall Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne DT
4 Crafty Chicks

Svenja said...


Shirley said...

A beautiful Autumnal card Ellie. I love the faded stamping it makes a perfect silhouette.


crafty creations said...

Beautiful autumnal card Ellie the colours are perfect

Hilda x