This is a new stamp set called The Folk Art Garden, and this is the main image which is very large and has a lot of detail. I used a piece of Velvet Card and stamped the image using Versamark and then heat embossed using WOW Silver Metallic Embossing Powder. I decided to colour it using Brusho Powders which I sprinkled on to my glass mat and applied the colour using a waterbrush. I used Orange, Brilliant Red, Turquoise, Purple, Yellow, Leaf Green and Emerald Green, and before gluing it to the white card I added some watered down Broken China Distress Ink to the background, and then added a bit more blended round the edges with a blending tool. I finished by adding one of the sentiments stamped and heat embossed using the same Silver Metallic Embossing Powder.
This card uses the Haberdashery set of stamps.
I have recently acquired a Gina K Wreath Builder stencil as part of a prize which I was luck enough to win, and I decided to go off piste a bit and use the smaller of the pairs of scissors in the set which have a lovely ornate shape, and using the stencil built up the shape which I think looks a bit like a mandala. I stamped using Versafine Majestic Blue Ink on to a snippet of card coloured with Salty Ocean and Wild Honey Oxide Ink. I finished the topper by colouring the scissors using Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink and I emphasided the centre where all the tips of the scissors cross with some Blueprint Sketch Distress Ink, and a bit more Spiced Marmalade in the centre. I layered this on to a snippet of blue card. Simply, the Gina K Stencil has has eight indents where you seat the card, and using a stamp positioner you lay the stamp where you want it to be on the card and as you turn the card within the stencil you get a repeat pattern in a circular shape.
I also want to introduce a new follower to the blog called Marjan who does some really interesting and beautiful work and you will find her blog here, and I'm sure she would be delighted to have you visit her.
Thank you for visiting today and I will be back again soon with some more of my sewing themed makes.
I am entering the following challenge:
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - No. 348 where we use our snippets of paper and card etc.