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Tuesday 18 September 2012

Moonlit Waterfall from Chocolate Baroque

Hi there, today's card share features some more of the scrumptious new clear stamps from  Chocolate Baroque, this time I've used the focal image from 'Moonlit Waterfall' which I've coloured with distress markers.

I stamped and embossed the main image with WOW Gold detail EP black card and cut out the frame, layering it up over the image with 3d foam for some depth. I didn't think this beautiful little scene needed a lot of embellishments so I created a background using the delicate dragonfly silhouette stamps from the same stamp sheet. I stamped the dragonflies with versamark and again embossed with gold EP. To finish off I've added some gold braid and a glossy black button from my stash.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Art with no Boundaries: anything goes +Asian inspired
Delicious Doodles: Harvest Moon
Gingerloft: embossing

Thanks for popping by today
Claire xx


  1. this is such a striking work of art!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  2. This is a gorgeous stamped scene Claire. The first thing I noticed was the lovely frame. Very effective and makes the whole card very elegant.Your stamped dragonfly background is fab.
    Beryl xx

  3. Very striking - especially the way the navy draws the eye towards the deep blue of the waterfall. The colouring is terrific & there's such light on that water that you can imagine it glistening. Love the bead & thread embellishing & your perfect positioning of those dragonflies for the background pattern (not easy I know). The stone escarpment has me thinking of the bus route through the Beacons to Cardiff where there are very similar cascades of water (this just looks so touchably real).
    Paula (PEP)

  4. WOW!! This is stunning Claire. I love the image and your colouring is so beautiful. The background with the golden dragonflies is perfect.

    Hugs Sue

  5. Fabulous card Claire, love the embossing, it gives such a rich feel to it.
    Hope you are having a good week.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  6. This is amazing! Wonderful image and your coloring and layout is awe-inspiring. Thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles. I hope to see you again.
    Aletha, DD DT

  7. Gorgeous card! Love your coloring and layout.

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Gingerloft.
    Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Gingerloft Design Team Member

  8. Your card is wonderful, you really captured that moonlight feel with your coloring. Love how you made it Asian inspired. Thanks for entering at Art With No Boundaries.

  9. I checked again, you need to go back over and put BR after name so you will be eligible for the prize drawing.

  10. Amazing scene card, beautiful coloring!

  11. Woooow, I am speechless! Your card is stunning Claire, the image looks gorgeous and the embossing really adds such an elegant touch - I love it! xx

  12. Wow your card is fantastic!!!! The image is so stunning! Thanks do much for joining the Gingerloft challenge!
    Hugs xx Cara xx DT

  13. This is gorgeous Claire, I love your frame. Beautiful stamping and colouring.
    Hugs xx

  14. This is stunning Claire . Love the colours and the waterfall is amazing. TFS Annie x

  15. Claire, you've been very creative the last few days. Fantastic pieces to see.

  16. Stunning card Claire, love the colors and the background is perfect! =)
    Thanks for joining us at Art With No Boundaries!
    Hugs, Elenor DT

  17. OMG Claire that image is awesome it look so realistic you have coloured it to perfection the base card is gorgeous
    lorraine x

  18. Gorgeous, gorgeous - especially those lovely gold dragonflies. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Gingerloft Challenge.

  19. Wonderful piece, loving that moon. Thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles.

  20. Beautiful - so elegant and that waterfall image is amazing.

    Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox.

    Helen x

  21. I just love your card the way you have coloured the waterfall is delightful thanks for joining us at AWNB
    Paula DT:o)

  22. Beautiful card and so dramatic. I love the colors and you did a fantastic job on the coloring. Thank you for joining us on Art With No Boundaries.
    :) Chris / CS Designs


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