Saturday, September 14, 2013

Pink Poppies and Butterflies


In a previous post I mentioned a poppy stamp that I had coloured twice - here is the other colour-way.

This was coloured with Prismacolor pencils and blended with baby oils.

I trimmed the image down from the original size, and ran the edges along a spun sugar distress ink pad.

The sentiment was stamped with the same ink, and the edges of the panel also swiped along the pad. I used a spellbinders embossing folder for the texture.

These panels were then mounted over a piece of dp that I had trimmed to form a banner.  I sponged the edges of that with tea dye distress ink, and also the edges of the base card.

A few pearls randomly placed (very hard for this right brained perfectionist) and some tiny butterflies and the card was finished.

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  1. Perfect placement of pearls on a beautiful card. Know exactly what you mean about random placement - I just can't get the hang of that at all....but yours are great!

  2. This is so pretty Maxine - love those poppys! The random pearls look good too - it is always a good thing to work outside our comfort zone! Well done! {{{hugs}}}

  3. What a lovely card very pretty thanks for joining us over at Creative Fingers ~ Denise DT ~

  4. Beautiful. Great lo, love the pink flatbacks
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

    Huggsss, Angelique

  5. Absolutely gorgeous, Maxine! I love poppies, and this stamp is a particularly nice design. Your colouring is great - I've never tried blending the pencils with baby oil, so that's on my to-do list now!

    Have a lovely weekend,

    Lynne x

  6. How,unique and lovely, Maxine! I don't think,I've ever tried the baby,oil technique :)'blessings!

  7. Great card! Love the way you colored the poppies! Thank you for coloring along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards.


  8. Such pretty poppies! Love how they match your blog background!! Good to see you at Sister Act!!

    Trisha-DT Member

  9. Beautiful work - I just love it!!

    Thank you for joining this week at Creative Fingers

    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love
    Co-Owner of Creative Fingers

  10. a super pretty card Maxine. Love the shattered pearls

  11. Beautiful poppies- love your coloring! The pearls are a wonderful touch: )

  12. This is lovely, Maxine. Love the addition of pearls!

  13. Another beautiful card, Maxine. I didn't know you could use baby oil for blending Prismacolor pencils. I will have to give it a try as your poppies are fabulous!! Blessings!

  14. Lovely card Maxine. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers

  15. Beautiful card...Thanks for sharing it with us at CC&CC..

  16. Such a beautiful card! My cats name is Poppy, and Poppy flowers are so pretty, so I think your card is just wonderful! :) Hugs, Shannah xox

  17. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  18. Very pretty poppies! Thank you for joining us for Quick Quotes Friday Challenge!

  19. Beautiful card! I love the poppies! Thanks for joining the Quick Quotes Challenge!


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