Friday, February 23, 2018

Floral Thanks

Hello everyone! It's been quite a while since I created something for a challenge. So when I saw the Winnie & Walter 4th birthday Challenges, I decided to take a plunge. Here's the first card I made:


I decided to make my own turn-about stamping pattern. I had seen a video by Allison Cope for Power Poppy Stamps, where she explained how to make them. I decided to use a 5"x5" square grid to build my pattern. The grid helps in placing the stamps without overlapping the entire pattern. To understand how it works, please see Ally's video here. I used the tiny leaves and flowers from the In Bloom: Hollie's Festive Florals stamp set. This is how my pattern looks with just 1 stamping.


And here it is after 4 turn-about stamping

 I used 2 different inks to stamp the pattern - Hero Arts Ultra Pink and Raspberry Jam. After stamping 4 times, I trimmed the panel to 3 3/4" x 5". I gold embossed the sentiment from The Big, the Bold and You stamp set. I colored the edges of an A2 card base with Raspberry Jam and adhered the stamped panel on to it. I then added 4 drops of Nuvo drops in Pale gold.

I hope you like this technique and my card. Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great day.

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6 comments:

brenda said...

How pretty this looks in all the shades of pink Berina.

B x

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Its very Pretty !

Joan said...

A lovely card with that pretty pink stamping

Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month

Joan

aussie aNNie said...

Very beautiful card and it's nice to do something for a challenge or two.xx💖 [aNNie' blog]

Marlies said...

A lovely card Berina. Love all the pink! Thanks for joining our challenge at Stamping Sensations. Marlies

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love all the pink and the gold sentiment really makes the card look special.
Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
luv
Debby