Mar 22, 2016

Hero Arts Antique Raspberry Rose

I just keep reaching for Hero Arts Antique Rose.  Eventually, I'll put it away, but until then, another card with this gorgeous flower.

1. Stamped the rose twice on watercolor paper.  
2. Embossed in white and watercolored with Raspberry Adirondack Dye reinker and a gold mist spray.  Here's what the inks looked like on my craft sheet. 

3. Because watercolor paper is thicker than I wanted for this rose, I carefully removed one layer of paper from the back of the roses after I fussy cut them.  Go slow and you shouldn't wreck your image.
4. Popped up the center and moved around the stems.
5. Added black speckles on the card -- apparently it's a law in my craft room.

MOOD WHEN DONE = I love the card.  But, of course, I join the civilized world in mourning the murders in Brussels today. 


  1. how gorgeous - and never would have thought of removing a layer of paper - and love black speckles too.

  2. Absolutely beautiful and I love the specks!!

  3. So gorgeous, I absolutely love that rose and your beautiful colors of choice!
    P.S. I too grieve for such tragedies...

  4. Stunning rose card! And the speckles are perfect! Many prayers for peace and comfort for all affected in the Belgium attacks - senseless madness.

  5. That's a beautiful rose. Yikes, I've never thought of delayering my WC paper before. I always love your speckles.

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