I can't believe that we are already on day four of our blog hop. I hope you have enjoyed seeing our projects and we welcome your encouraging comments. If you are visiting all the blogs in order, then you should have just arrived from Heather Summers' blog. Heather is just the sweetest person and she totally amazes me with her creativity...as do all of this year's Artisans.
It's back to cards for today's post. For this card I used a stamp that is traditionally viewed as leaves or something like a fern. I was thinking, "why does it have to only be leaves, couldn't it be a flower like gladiolias?"
To color this image I stamped in Basic Black ink and colored it in sections with a Daffodil Delight marker. Before the ink had too long to dry I collected ink in the lids of my ink pads and used a blender pen to add some shading. You have to work fairly quickly and carefully so that you don't overwork the cardstock. Some of the flowers are stamped directly on the background and some are fussy cut and applied over top. It's difficult to tell in this picture, but some of the flowers actually look like they are coming off the page.
RECIPE: Card Stock: Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Basic Black; Patterns DSP-Brights; Stamp Sets: Growing Green, Hello You; Blender Pen; Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write Marker; Classic Pads: Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Poppy Parade; Mini Glue Dots; Designer Buttons-Brights; 1/2” Stitched-Poly Ribbon-Poppy Parade; Linen Thread, Big Shot Machine, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder.
Now it's time to hop on over to visit the talented Sandra Farrell. I wonder what amazing project she has for us today? If you get lost, here's a little guide to help you along the way.