Thursday, 1 October 2020

Crafts Galore Encore: Sunny Sunflower


October brings another Anything Goes challenge at Crafts Galore Encore.

The sponsor this month is the fabulous Artsystamper who are offering a digital kit to the winner. 

Beverly from Artsystamper kindly gave the DT some digital stamps to work with. I chose to work with Sunny Sunflower and here is the card I made:

I chose the sunflower with a stem, black and white digi so that I could colour it myself. I used Copic markers to add colour, then I fussy cut around the stamp leaving a thin white border. I made a vase from air dry clay and stamped into it for some texture. I painted the vase and added some bronze wax to highlight the texture.
The background was made by braying Distress Oxides onto white car. I used Antique Linen, Scattered Straw, Fossilised Amber and Wild Honey. I stamped Background Grunge from AALL & Create and heat embossed with white WOW Powder.
The flowers were popped on foam dots. The sentiment is from the Sunny Sunflower set.

Many thanks to  Beverly at Artsystamper for generously sponsoring and supporting this challenge. We hope you'll pop over to the shop to see the many lovely products on sale.

Please pop over to Crafts Galore Encore to see the DTs wonderful designs. 

We'd love to see your creations.
Remember the challenge is always 'Anything Goes' and so you can create any type of project - it doesn't have to be a card and you can enter up to 3 times.

Thanks for stopping by today!

I'd like to play along in these challenges:

All Fun Challenges #16 AG 10/10
INTAS #93 Autumn 11/10
Penny's Challenges #481 AG 13/10
A Perfect Time to Craft AG Oct 28/10
Classic Design Challenge #10 AG 28/10
Love to Craft #51 Oct 30/10
Friendship Challenge #58 Use a Sentiment 31/10

I'd really love some feedback :)      
I read and appreciate all your comments. 


  1. Hi Carole this is a stunning card. I love how you have used the gorgeous sunflower. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. This is a gorgeous card! I love the background and the sunflower! Thank you so much for the kind comments on my blogs. :)

  3. A gorgeous card Carole. Your sunflowers are beautifully coloured and the background looks fabulous. Your wonderful vase is just perfect xx

  4. wow - the card is fabulous. I like the background paper and the layout.
    Thanks for sharing at Friendship Challenge.
    Happy crafting!
    Ilse (thera)

  5. What a beautiful card. Very beautiful vase you created with clay its so pretty. I also like the background. Gorgeous coloring on this image. Love the colors.
    Thanks for joining us for the autumn colors challenge at International Art and soul.
    Debbie DT member

  6. beautiful background and amazing 3D vase you created. gorgeous coloring. Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog. DT Sirisha

  7. Beautiful card. Love the background and the sunflower. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love to Craft Challenge Blog.

  8. Thank you for sharing in our challenge at ""we really appreciate you joining in.
    greetings DTmember Monique great card


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