Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Wild About Flowers on Watercolour Background

Being very short of time this week [been busy making video tutorials! ;) ] has forced me to think of ways to create a card quickly.

For this one, I combined a simple background with a silhouette and then used layers of cardstock and paper to give it a lift.
SU, Wild About Flowers, Watercolour Wash, watercolour background, hand made card
I think the layers give a bit of grandeur to something very simple

I used the English Garden Designer Series Paper with Pumpkin Pie and Mossy Meadow cardstock for the layers.

For the background: I inked the Watercolour Wash background stamp with Pear Pizzazz and Pumpkin Pie inks and spritzed water onto a piece of Shimmery White cardstock before stamping onto it.  I let the colours run a bit and then dried it with my heat tool.

Once the background was dry I used Archival Black ink and the Wild About Flowers stamp set (another generous gift for advancing to Silver - thank you again, Kylie Bertucci!).  It's a two-step stamp set but oh so quick and simple to do!

I added some Blackberry Bliss ribbon for good measure - this particular version is retired now (I don't use my ribbon fast enough!) but some of the Rich Razzleberry Cotton Ribbon would have done the trick if I'd had some.

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