This is one of the cards I made for the new Inspiration Emporium Challenge, which is to use fragments on your project.

For this sample I used a round fragment (which are unfortunately retired), stamped an image from Tim’s Urban Chic stamp set in Jet Black Archival ink and let it dry. Next I turned it over and added paint from Adirondack Acrylic Paint Aqua, Red Pepper and Sunset Orange. Once that was dry I used it as focal point of my card.

 

The card base is a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Solar White cardstock folded in half. The corners were rounded and the card front was embossed with Cuttlebug’s Brocade Embossing folder.

A 2″ x 4 1/4″ piece of Playground Echo Park paper as adhered over a piece of black cardstock, that had been cut and embossed with the new Rectangle Lattice Nestabilities. It was adhered to the lower half of the card base. White organdy Ribbon was tied around the strip and a Muse Token was attached to the ribbon with iridescent curling ribbon.

I hope you have time to play. You could win a $50 shopping spree at Inspiration Emporium.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Have a wonderful day! Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

25 Responses to “Painted Fragments”

  1. wowww ! Beate i love your card.
    Very very nice and the butterfly is wonderful.
    hugs

  2. That buttefly is wonderful. It’s very unusual. Love the embossed background and the color combo.
    Have a great day!
    Jose

  3. I love the embossed background and that butterfly is amazing. Great card.

  4. BEAUTIFULLY done Beate!!

  5. BEAUTIFULLY done Beate!!~

  6. Thanks for the heads up about the challenge, Beate. Your card is absolutely gorgeous. I just love your elegant CAS design and details.

  7. This is SO gorgeous Beate! I have to check out these fragments…I LOVE the look of this!!!

  8. OH!! I love the pop of color with this…and now I need to dig out my fragments! Amazing how we have all these fun goodies and then they get lost in the shuffle of more goodies!

  9. I must try and get hold of some of these fragments, Beate. Your butterfly looks like it is encased in glass. A really beautiful card! xx

  10. wow…love, love, love it!! so soft and pretty!! perfect girl!!

  11. Oh how I wish I had more time for challenges…I am working on two right now…but it is always after I get off of work…and sometimes that is not easy. This card is just scrumptious! I love that image and the splattering effect. TFS :)

  12. awww…. i never thought to stamp directly on the fragments. this is fabulous, Beate!! thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Striking card – love stamping on the fragment and that coloring is wow. TFS

  14. Beautiful card Beate… I was just coming here to ask you where you got the round fragments.. I looked at my package and it only had square/rectangle shaped ones.. then I read what you said.. “retired”… I need to get busy making something for that challenge.

    ~ Pam

  15. Oh how beautiful I love the colors!! Oh and those butterfly!!
    Hugs,
    Meghan

  16. Beate, this is stunning! I’ve never seen anything like it. The butterfly really stands out against the simple layout.

  17. Your card is stunning!

  18. Gorgeous colors and I like how that Muse token looks. I hope to get my card posted for this challenge-I had fun breaking out my fragments that have been stashed for awhile.

  19. Stunning, Beate! Love the colors and the butterfly is wonderful!

  20. Wowzers, Beate … this is so unique and so stunning.

  21. that is just awesome, I really need to get my fragments out and use them!

  22. This is stunning! Love how you stamped directly onto the fragment.

  23. Oh my gosh, Beate! It looks like a real butterfly under glass. Gorgeous!

  24. Stunning! I’m speechless… might be my favourite card EVER of yours. You never cease to amaze me.

  25. Was für eine atemberaubend schöne Karte, ich bin sprachlos, ein Gedicht.

    Herzliche Grüße
    von Anke

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