Sunday, 7 July 2019

Birthday Wishes

I combined a bit of inky CAS with some handmade flowers, so I was back in my happy place.  

I die cut some Peony flowers from watercolour paper, the paper I used is just a cheap pad at around 200 gsm so easy to mould and shape and strong enough to handle it too.  I coloured the flowers with distress inks then spritzed lightly with some water and moulded them on a foam pad whilst still wet.  I set them aside to dry then finished them off with stamens and beads for the centres.

Whilst the flowers were drying I made up the card by inking a piece of acetate with some Pumice Stone distress ink, spritzed it then sploged it on to the piece of card (DL sized) more or less where I wanted it.  I added some splatters of Pumice Stone and Black Soot inks and once dry stamped on the Birthday Wishes greeting.

I finished off with a wreath die cut and some leaves in white and also in the matching Pumice Stone to blend in with the background.  Oh and some black Nuvo Drops too.

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  1. Oh Bev, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the classic and elegant design - like a walk in a beautiful English garden! Super detailed and just lush with beauty!

  2. Lovely....great color choices!

  3. love your card Bev, the background is lovely just had to see how you created it, lol you've inspired me to try it too, hope you don't mind!! love your flowers too, hope your ok hun, we've not chatted for ages, hugs Liz xx

  4. Bev, this is SO pretty hun. Love the long thin card design. Just gorgeous hun and your perfect background ink. A beautifully crafted card as always. Hugs, Wends xoxo


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