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Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Pretty Flowers

This was an experiment using a few different things. I used a stencil and distress ink to colour the background, and die cut the leafy flourish in green. For the flowers, I used some scraps of blue shaded DP and stamped my Elizabeth Bennet stamp several times using different shades of Brilliance ink. I cut out the flowers and one butterfly, shaped the a little and glued them to the flourish. I finished off the centres with a Wink of Stella in a yellow colour.

Challenges entered

Indigo Blu - a pocketful of posies
Craft Barn - butterflies
Stamping Sensations - dies/punches
Pixies Crafty Workshop - snippets

10 comments:

brenda said...

What a beautiful card Glennis, such lovely soft colours and detailing to the flowers.

It's lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations, thanks so much for joining in.

B x

Di said...

Oh Glennis, this turned out beautifully! Really soft and gentle result. And, the new Butterfly challenge over at Mrs A's is 'Flowers' - this would be perfect!

Hugs

Di xx

cotnob said...

This is pretty Glennis, I see you have been doing some cutting out as well! Such lovey soft colours.
Pauline
x

My name is Cindy said...

And a very successful experiment it turned out to be! Very pretty and clever for thinking outside the box (or stamp lol). Thank you for the earlier visit. Cindy xx

Julie Cassidy said...

Beautiful.colours good luck with the indigoblu challenge Julie x

Joan said...

Lovely card, such pretty soft colours and lovely flowers

Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations thus month

Joan

Craftyfield said...

Gorgeous soft background for these delicate flowers!

Scrapmate said...

The colours are perfect for these delicate blooms.

Jane said...

A good experiment...beautiful!! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge.
Jane x

maggie said...

Your experiment turned out beautifully, Glennis. What patience you have cutting out all those flowers.