Wednesday 6 July 2016

40 Watt Flowers

     We've set you a real challenge this time at The Male Room, we would like to see you make flowers masculine. The DT have come up with some ideas to help get you started.
     Chocolate Baroque have some great steampunk style flowers, this set is called Punky Flowers, it's been out a couple of years but is still available.
     This flower spray has been stamped and embossed in silver on black card. I have used Cosmic Shimmer watercolour paints to colour them in. I have the original single pots, they now come in a pallet but they are the same thing, repackaged and just as gorgeous.
     I wanted to pick out the blue so I used a layer of pearl paper to mat the image panel on before putting it on to an embossed mirri layer. The silver mirri was rather bright so I have used some black acrylic paint dabbed on to age it and dull it down a bit. I had to use redline tape to stick this on as the mirri card is very shiny and I needed a firm fix.
     I have coloured a white card blank with Distress Ink Black Soot around the edges, let it dry and then added my mirri panel on top so it looks like it's on a black card. This makes it easier to stamp inside when I decide what to use it for.
      Please come and join us at The Male Room, we would love to see what you create.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Great Impressions - Anything Goes
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes


  1. Totally amazing card. LOVE IT!
    Buffy xx

  2. Love this one, those shimmer paints last forever don't they

  3. Wow - these flowers are very cool and love the embossed background. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Dragonfly Dreams challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. What a fabulous image to use for this challenge, genius! Love the embossed metal plate background too, you've certainly made flowers masculine here. Sorry I'm going to miss the next couple of challenges at The Male Room
    Louise xx

  5. You have achieved an amazing effect, love the metal background and the fabulous flowers. They remind me of candle bulbs. LOL
    PS, Just had a great time enjoying your posts, and your beautiful projects.

  6. gorgeous
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

  7. You always have such amazing and quirky stamps. Love these light bulb flowers and all the metallic elements on your card.

  8. Great project! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this time, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz DT

  9. Love the distressed silver card! It adds so much wonderful texture and shine! The flowers are so unique! What a great stamp!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Flowers challenge.


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