Sunday, 18 May 2008

Flourish


Created for the Gothic Arch Challenge. The background uses alcohol inks in Raisin, Butterscotch & Eggplant. A gold flourish was embossed over the top, and collage image applied. The whole thing was matted onto black cardstock and a German Scrap border added to embellish.

34 comments:

carylsrealm said...

Love it! Beautiful background!

Femmy said...

Beautiful!!! great background!!!

Debbie said...

The colours in the background have come up wonderfully. The image is adorable - great work

friedaquilter said...

Lovely background and beautiful image.

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow stunning arch. Love the background.

Kris Dickinson said...

This arch is SO lovely!

Kelly said...

beautiful background! great arch!

Angelina said...

Beautiful Arch!! Stunning background!

Aquaréelle said...

Très belle Arche.
Le fond est superbe !
Bises

truutske said...

Great background...adorable arch.

KardKrazy said...

This is a stunning background...what a mix of colors. The gold flourishes are the perfect addition.

vintage wil said...

gorgeous! beautiful backgrond.

Faye said...

Beautiful colors in your background. I just love the swirly stamp you used for your flourishes.

Astrid's artistic efforts said...

Stunning, love it!!!

filetta said...

great background and lovl image ! very beautiful arch

AngelaC said...

This is FAB Rachel - love the background and the gold embossing!

Janny said...

Beautiful, great background!

Théalie said...

Elle est superbe !!!!!!!!!!

Chris said...

This background is gorgeous - so warm and rich. Love the image too.

Lisa said...

It looks so rich and regal! Lovely colors and techniques on your arch.

aino said...

Beautiful.

herminesplace said...

Beautiful, love the colours.

Mary-Beth said...

Beautiful! I love the background.

Karen Owen said...

Awe-inspiring arch!

~*~Patty said...

WOW, your arch is stunning, SO beautiful!!!

Sue said...

Stunning background. xx

Netti said...

This is so beautiful - what a fabulously rich background!

joanne wardle said...

love it! the embossing over the alcohol inks gives real depth.

deb said...

This is so gorgeous, the background is stunning.

Sandie R said...

This is beautiful, love the background colours. You have so much wonderful art here on your blog, to numerous to comment on each. So I will just say here that they are all terrific.

Audrey said...

WOW WOW WOW - this is such a striking piece - lovely!

Rosie said...

Absolutely beautiful work - love the embossing over the subtle background.

Laura said...

Ohh, beautiful and brilliant!

disa said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.