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Monday, 12 March 2012

Poppy Card

It was my good friend Sue's birthday this weekend and so I made her this card.  I had hoped to get time last week to make it so it would arrive in time for her birthday but that plan went a little pear-shaped so it's going to make a late entry!! 

I used Poppy Meadow stamp set by IndigoBlu to create my meadow border and lovely poppies.   I stamped everything in Ranger Archival ink and them painted my flowers with watercolours.  I used Caran D'Ache Neocolor III wax pastels which give a fantastically vibrant colour, particularly if you dip them into water and colour directly onto your design.

The butterfly is from a stamp set by Lost Coast Designs.  I coloured it with pencils and used a red stickle on the wingtips before 3D mounting it using silicone glue.

The sentiment is by Tim Holtz.

I like the simplicity of this card - and I adore IndigoBlu's stamps, particularly the silhouette borders.
Have a great week. x


  1. Beautifully done- love the sentiment too!

  2. A lovely card, the butterfly is gorgeous. x

  3. Beautiful card - I'm sure your friend will love it!

  4. This is so pretty and the sentiment just perfect!

  5. It's beautiful, I love Poppies :o)

  6. Loving the placement of everything and especially your coloring.

  7. really great card - lovin that butterfly - looks like ready to fly away! thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place (-:
    hope to see you again!

  8. Beautiful! The color scheme is great for this card.


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