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Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Eclectic Stems

Hi there everyone.  I had a card to make for a lovely friend whose birthday it is so I thought I would get out my Aall and Create Set again which has  several different flowers and some sentiments which is called Eclectic Stems (No. 199). 


I used the large flower which reminds me of a quirky poppy and stamped it twice on to a piece of white card using Versafine Clair Nocturne ink and then heat embossed with WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder.  I then fussy cut both flowers out and coloured with my Distress Inks using Candied Apple, Ripe Persimmon and Black Soot using a waterbrush.

I then made the background.  I had a piece of card which I had been using some inks on when making some backgrounds but wasn't in love with this particular one, so I turned it over and decided to use the back which had the meerest hint in places of orange which I thought would go with what I was planning.  I then used an embossing folder called Cable Knit by XCut, but I have had it so long I don't think you can get it any more.  I then inked this with some Salty Ocean DI and then added some Wilted Violet and Dusty Concord to break it up a bit and darkened the edges too which makes it pop a bit when added to the card.

I finished by making a sentiment tag from a piece of black card and white heat embossed the sentiment with WOW Opaque Bright White EP, and to this I added a piece of blue baker's twine tied into a bow.

I want to thank you for visiting me and I hope to see you again soon.









7 comments:

  1. A fabulous card and I love the flower stamp you've used - beautiful colours on the card too.
    Kath x

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  2. I'm sure your friend loved her card Pat it beautiful

    Anne

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  3. Hello Pat, your card is so pretty, love your flowers and their wonderful colours. Now I have the EF and never used it, but you've just inspired me to give it a go, it's a fabulous design. I'm sure your friend will love her card, Kate x

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  4. Loving the textural and wonderful background for those contemporary flowers to sit on. Great texture and those flowers look stunning x.

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  5. love the effect of that cable knit EF, so much texture for your delicate flowers :)

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  6. Instant LOVE!!! The colorcombo is one of my favourites and those flowers and background are so beautiful!

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  7. A great card Pat and I adore the background, that's a super EF. I love you've fussy cut the flowers and the way that they really pop of the page, it's a great card x

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