Thursday, 14 November 2013

Another new Inkylicious stamp

I needed a birthday card for a very dear friend, so I decided to ink up a new Inkylicious stamp. This one is called Jasmin Garden. I ink dusted the background with Adirondack Peach Bellini, mountain rose, Memento lilac posies and grape Jelly. I then decoupaged the butterflies/ moths and coloured those with gelly roll sparkle pens. This panel was layered on a dark purple panel. The base card was dusted with the same inks and stamped with some similar flower silhouettes from the Summer Morn stamp set. I had intended mounting the panel in the centre, but it didn't look right, so I moved it until the horizons met and decided to stick it there! Off centre, but better than in the middle! What do you think? I went round the jasmin garden stamp frame with a lilac promarker and added faux stitching to the dark purple layer with the gelly roll pen.
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  1. A stunning card and gorgeous colours Sally. I love the decoupaged butterflies too.

    Sue x

  2. Off centre works, it's balanced by the greeting in the other corner, I can see why centred wouldn't look right.
    Beautiful card!

  3. Stunning card Sally - love it and it all looks very well balanced x Susan x

  4. Wow, this one is a real stunner Sally! I love the off centre panel and, in fact, I do more off centre myself than centred usually. Actually, when I first looked at this card I thought you had just placed a frame over a section of the background because you married up the horizons so well. Love the pretty moths/butterflies. Coincidence but I recently rediscovered my Sakura gelly roll sparkle pens .... had forgotten how much I love them for subtle sparkle.

    Lesley Xx

  5. Gorgeous, & love the colours! The frame is in just the right place. Matched up with the horizons, it looks as though that's exactly what you intended in the first place! x

  6. Gorgeous,love the image and fab design.Looks like another stamp to

  7. Looks brilliant - as if you're looking through a frame. Thought initially you'd made a scene & then added the frame etc….to look through. No it wouldn't look right at all in the centre - the hills meet beautifully this way.
    Paula (PEP)

  8. Fabulous colours Sally, so dreamy and it looks great off centre:) beautiful stamped scene.
    Val x

  9. Hi Sally. I'm catching up yet again. Think my New Years Resolution is to be a better blogger next year!!
    I have been back through all your stunning posts and wow, there are some beautiful cards. What you do with the Inkylicious stamps is amazing. I love the frame on this one, that's such a clever idea.
    Hope all is good with you and yours.
    Hugs Lisax

  10. This is a fabulous creation Sally. What gorgeous colours. x


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