Thursday, 11 June 2015

Chocolate Baroque: A Little Summer Rain

Good morning, crafty cohorts. We're well into summer and so far the weather has been just fine. For a couple of weeks now the weather man has been threatening buckets of rain but as always, he's consistently (and persistently) wrong. Still, a little summer rain may not be such a bad idea!

Here's a card inspired by my meteorological musings and a couple of stamps from the Seasonal Fragments A4 sheet by Chocolate Baroque.

I started by heat embossing the water droplets with WOW Bright White EP, followed by blending Tim Holtz Distress Inks to create the background. For the sky: Chipped Sapphire, Salty Ocean and Tumbled Glass. For the ground: Bundled Sage, Crushed Olive and Scattered Straw. Next came the sentiment from Loving Sentiments A5 sheet, stamped with VersaFine Deep Lagoon. I added blobs of Ranger Glossy Accents on the rain drops for some dimension.


To fill the bottom half of the card, I stamped the little flowers from  Seasonal Fragments with VersaFine Crimson Red and coloured it with Faber-Castell Polychromos. I added the flower to hide a smudge. (Not ink but half eaten Kit-Kat. Urgh! Hate it when that happens! Such a waste of good chocolate!)  Final touch: a few tiny pink bling on the flowers.

Challenges:
Wonderful Wednesday #10: AG
Word Art Wednesday #187: AG Family Friendly
Crafty Creations #291: Embossing
FanTastic Tuesday June10: AG & Twist - Let's See Bling
Through The Craft Room Door: AG
Addicted To Stamps #106: Summer Colours


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Thanks for stopping by today, friends. Have a beautiful day and I'll see y'all tomorrow!

Beijinhos

21 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Asha.love the drops.
    Gr Elly

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  2. What a lovely card Asha and the flower actually looks as though it was meant to be there!! xx

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  3. This is Stunning Asha. I love the scene and the gorgeous raindrops..loz

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  4. love those raindrops Asha...lovely card...how you doing?....xxxx

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  5. This is so awesome Asha!! LOVE the raindrops along with the lovely sentiment!! The background colors are so well blended and beautiful too!! ;) Sending hugs

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  6. Such a pretty card with the heat embossed rain drops and the smattering of sweet flowers!

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  7. Love it Asha, the raindrops are brilliant and such beautiful shade of blue. Lovely stamped flowres, hugs Kate x

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  8. The embossed raindrops are such a wonderful eye catcher. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us this week at Word Art Wednesday on our 187th Challenge.
    Blessings, Carole

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  9. Sweet card, Asha. Love the sentiment.

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  10. Oh I did that with chocolate also-plop! right on the card. I still used my finger to get the last morsel but I had to cover it up as well. I love the background and still have not used these distress inks. I have to figure out how you do this because it looks so wonderful. I love the flowers-like a nice heaven:)

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  11. Beautiful card and the sentiment! Thank you for joining us at TTCRD challenge this week!
    Kamila DT

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  12. Love that sentiment and how you have framed it so beautifully with the raindrops and flowers. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Kraftin' Kimmie's Wonderful Wednesday Challenge!

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  13. I love this card. So beautiful and love the sentiment too.

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  14. Great bling and thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday this week crafty hugs Judith DT x

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  15. Yaaay so sweeett that much flowers and that raindrop...sweet scene Asha..awesome made..how are u my dear...hope all is ok..just miss u..big hugs.
    Monika

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  16. Oooo, send the rain on over to California, won't you? Adorable card, Asha, and I love the raindrops. :-D

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  17. fab card
    thanks for playing with us at addicted to stamps
    hugs
    céline

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  18. Ooooohhh those raindrops are so fabulous! The whole card is fabulous! LOVE it Asha! thanks so much for joining us at Kraftin Kimmie for Wonderful Wednesday!

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  19. Really cool card, like those raindrops!

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  20. Pretty card. :-D
    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges this fortnight. I hope to see you again. :-D
    Milka DT

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