Wednesday, 22 June 2016

More Poppies.

It is no secret that I love poppies. In my garden, I do have rampant Welsh poppies that I am constantly trying to tame  ( eradicate!) but I still appreciate their beauty. Here are a couple of this year's pics of the more cultivated of the species.




This card was made using Clarity's  Funky Foliage stamps. I applied Distress inks on to watercolour card to create a background then, after spritzing the larger stamp with water, stamped the image into it before removing ink with a paper towel. I used a mask made with a Spellbinders die to draw a circle in the centre of a panel before stamping the single poppy seed head 3 times.  I then used the partial die cutting technique to complete the panel. (Still following ??)
This panel was adhered to the watercolour card with 2mm foam pads which, in turn, was added to a 6" by 6" card blank. The sentiment is by Clearly Besotted.

I am entering this into Less is More Challenge 281 with the theme Faux Bleach, HLS Anything goes with Dies and CAS themed Addicted to Stamps and More challenge.




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14 comments:

Craft-E-Place said...

Beautiful and elegant!
Elaine

Esther said...

So gorgeously clean and stylish. I love the way the faux bleach technique is a controlled focal point, and the partial die cutting really adds visual impact. Fab!

Susan said...

Such a pretty design! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

Cara said...

A lovely crisp card. Cara x

Zoe Sanderson said...

Beautiful card, I love poppies and will have to go look for this stamp XOXO Zoe

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Awesome "water stamping"! Love poppies! Thanks for playing along with us at HLS!!!

Kamila Routsis * Life In Moments said...

What a beautiful card and such a great idea with stamping the image over distress inks! Thank you for joining us at ATSM this week!
Kamila DT

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful subtle colours here and love the framed effect too.
Gorgeous use of faux bleach and thanks for playing along and sharing this week at Less is More. Sarah

Amy Seigler said...

Beautiful colors and lovely design! Thanks for playing along at HLS Anything Goes with Dies.

Tina Z. said...

great design.

Neets B said...

I love this design, great faux bleaching and the partial die-cutting looks great over your blended background.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More
PS - As well as the AG at HLS, the CAS challenge at HLS is 'ghosting' so this would fit in nicely there too x

Neets B said...

Ooh, meant to say thanks for linking up over at ATSM this week too! x

Sid said...

Really loving your card design !

Chrissie said...

Simply beautifully done!
Superb composition and lovely colours!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

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