Saturday 23 May 2015

Metal Cakes

No I've not gone mad making inedible cakes - I'm just combing a couple of challenges - the photo inspiration at Fusion
with the theme of "add metal" at Less is more

I used the new Gardenia Blooms Journal stamp from Neat and Tangled and did some soft watercolouring with distress markers (focussing on fossilised amber the new shade) after embossing the whole image in white.  A quick trim with scissors and its the perfect panel to pop on a card.  I added my metal in the form of a die cut word using Clearly Besotted's birthday die and some soft craft metal backed with stick-it could just be glued straight down with no mess!  The wishes is from Wplus9, stamped and overwritten with a shimmer pen to match the metal.

This was the inspiration photo that kicked it all off for me.


  1. Beautiful card-lA perfect take on the Fusion and I love your metal greeting !
    Best wishes,Nessa xxx

  2. Your colouring is so subtle Tara and your metal sentiment the perfect finishing touch!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  3. Fabulous and striking Tara and a great challenge combo.
    Love your metal sentiment and thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  4. I love the colour of that craft metal and it looks great paired with the amber ink shade. Great card for both challenges.
    Thanks for sharing with us
    Anita x
    Less is More

  5. What a pretty design with the sentiment splitting the image Tara - your blooms are beautiful! thanks for joining us in the Fusion Challenge! Julia xx

  6. Awesome job with both challenges!

  7. Tara love that new colour and love your card too - perfect colour combi!
    Thanks so much for joining us
    Less is More

  8. your florals are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Fusion!


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