Friday 21 August 2015

Uniko Challenge #24

Morning friends, it's time to announce the latest challenge at

Despite the hit and miss weather in the UK we have a Summer themed 
challenge for you with the optional twist of being inspired by the photo below.

I've gone all out on the colour-mix of pinks, purples and reds using 
the Pure Florals: Chrysanthemums stamp and die set which are 'new'
to me in the last few weeks! So thrilled with this set and it's been on 
my wish list FOREVER but only just come back into stock!

I started by heat embossing the larger floral bloom in Hero Arts white embossing 
powder before blending distress inks over the top in Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, 
Festive Berries and Dusty Concord. I did the same with the smaller bloom 
which is then die-cut and adhered to the panel with 3d foam for added dimension. 
The sentiment is from the same set and for a little added interest I've placed a 
strip of silver glitter card above the embossed panel. 

Here's the photo if you are inspired by it and fancy the optional twist!

You have until Friday 4th September to compete and we'll have a little
reminder post and more inspiration for you next Friday.

I hope you feel inspired to join our challenge this month and please head over 
to the Uniko Blog here for some sneaky peeks at what the rest of the Design Team 
have been up to and details of the prizes on offer if you take part.

Have fun and thanks as always for stopping by.



  1. Fabulous card Sarah... Waiting for my 1st Order to come...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  2. Sarah, such a Beautiful card. Love the colours and the touch of silver.

  3. This is gorgeous, love the colour blend!

  4. LOVE this Sarah! How you have blended the colours is scrumptious ;) and the white embossed flowers against it really adds to the design. Beautifully showcased and take on the inspiration photo. Hugs Bev x

  5. Sarah, the color mix is gorgeous!
    Great stamping !
    Ineke x

  6. Happy sigh! I absolutely love this - so pretty, so feminine. And your colour blending is fantastic. One of my favourite stamps sets too. Love it. xx

  7. Sarah, great card and I love the way you used the inspirational pic in two ways: the flowers (dahlias or chrysanthemums) in the foreground and the colours!
    Thank you very much for your nice words on my GD-Blogpost today.
    Hugs & greetings from Wiebke

  8. What a fabulous inspiration photo and even more wonderful card! I love your beautiful inking, so pretty.

  9. The Uniko Mums are the most beautiful of all ... Sarah you've just colored them beautifully! That house is so wonderful ... I think we should all buy it together for a crafty cottage get-away!

  10. Gorgeous! Your card is so eye catching Sarah - another great job!

  11. Sarah, this is stunning ... gorgeous colour palette, so beautifully blended ... love that sliver of shimmer along the top ... just the perfect touch of richness to those fabulous blooms! Hugs, Anita :)

  12. Fabulous card, great colour choices! Don't you just love this stamp set?!


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