Hi Crafty Friends,
It's challenge time with my friends over on the CCEE Stampers challenge blog. Anne Harmon our challenge hostess for the month continues to issue the challenges.
Our challenge this week is ......
The November birthstone is a Topaz. Create a card using the colors in the yellow to amber range.
My card is probably a little more orange than yellow to amber, however it definitely has those colors in it. When I was thinking about this challenge ... I only read the part about Topaz and color. When I googled Topaz colors to be sure. google told me that the most valuable colors of Topaz are the golden yellow-orange type. So this is what I based my card on today.
To create my card I started by applying alcohol ink onto Yupo paper in yellow/orange colors. I then used the flowers from the Altenew Starry Flowers stamp set and Alcohol Lift Ink to stamp the flowers all over the background. I just love how the background turned out.
For my card, I pulled out one of my older die set designed by Karen Burniston when she was licensed to Elizabeth Craft Designs .... the Oval Pull Card die set. Unfortunately this die set has been discontinued.
To decorate my card I used Altenew's Starry Flowers stamp set, die cutting the flowers and using one of the front and one hidden on the inside.
For the sentiment on the inside I used the "Happy Birthday" sentiment from a Catherine Pooler stamp set. I used the sentiment from Altenew's Sewn with Love stamp set for the front panel.
I used Ebony Black Nuvo Drops to add a dot on the closure part of the card.
Don't forget to check out the CCEE Stampers blog (goes live 12 AM EST) to see the rest of the creations the CCEE Stampers created this week. You can also see more details of their creations on their individual blogs: