Hello everyone, I am sharing two cards today that were featured on one of last month's floral TV shows on Hochanda. Although both cards are similar in style, I have used very different methods to create them.
For my first card, I chose to concentrate on the Fuchsia
stamp plate, and masked an oval area in the centre of a piece of smooth
watercolour paper first of all. I stamped and embossed the small
fuchsia silhouette stamp, using Versafine Onyx Black Ink and clear embossing powder, and then covered the background with Picked Raspberry Distress
Ink. I added a touch of shading around the oval using a grey pencil to
add the impression that the oval was layered on top of the background.
I removed the mask, and stamped the large fuchsia and sentiment from the Birthday Words
stamp set inside. I coloured the image with Distress Inks and a water
brush. I decided to go for very traditional fuchsia colours, using pinks and purples for the flowers themselves. Finally, I attached the background to a large black card blank.
stamp set randomly over the background. I attached a scrap of book
page, some cream lace and brown ribbon across the centre, before moving
on to the focal point of the card.
I coloured the edge
of a die cut oval with the same colour ink as I had used on the
background. Using Potting Shed Archival Ink, I then stamped the daisy head from the
Lily stamp set three times, masking the images with masking tissue. I stamped the grass image from the Hyacinth stamp set, filling in the gaps between the daisies, and using second generation stamping at the back, for depth.
removed the masks, and using a brown fineliner pen, I extended the
stalks of the daisies, to complete the image. I coloured the images with
Distress Inks and a water brush, before attaching the oval to my card.
Finally, I added a sentiment from the Birthday Words stamp set onto the background, using Archival Ink, as before.
will be back later in the month with some more floral projects for you. I hope that my projects have given you some ideas for using these pretty stamps. Thanks for stopping by, xxx