Monday, 11 November 2019

Tim Holtz Large Stems - Thinking of You


Tim Holtz Large Stems Bigz die

Hi everyone. Today see's my second week in the Designer Spotlight at Simon Says Stamp. Our challenge this week is Thinking of You.



Tim Holtz Large Stems Bigz die

I decided to make a card using Tim Holtz Bigz die - Large Stems as my focal point. However I started with the background, as I often do to ensure I get the right balance of colours. I added some Transparent texture paste in places through Tim Holtz Latticework stencil on my card and sprinkled lightly with Seth Apter Baked Texture. Once the paste was dry I heated the embossing powder. I then added Distress inks in various blues to the surface, followed by some stamping with the Lattice stamp from Tim Holtz Lattice and Flourish. 


Tim Holtz Large Stems Bigz die

I die cut my flowers and used Distress Paints in Hickory Smoke, Blueprint Sketch and Tumbled Glass to colour. I added some random stamping and splattering too! I die cut again in black to create the shadow. Mt words are from Simple Sayings (Tim Holtz).


Tim Holtz Large Stems Bigz die



Thank you so much for your visit, see you next week!
Nikki 

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Nikki :-) the background is fabulous and I love the flower, the whole design is absolutely stunning!! Beautifully done :-)

    Thanks so much and I hope you have a great week!
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. What a gorgeous mix of blues and textures on your card, Nikki! I like the tall shape you went with to emphasize the flowers. hugs ,Maura

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  3. Ooh, there's such a wonderful icy sparkle to this card, Nikki. I love the Baked Texture latticework - that's such a cool effect. Lovely!
    Alison x

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  4. Oh, I just love this. The colors got me first, then I started noticing lots of other great details.

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I seem to be getting a lot of spam comments at the moment (November 2019) so unfortunately I have had to switch moderation back on - but I will publish your comment ASAP! Thanks again. Nikki

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