Hello my lovely blogging friends, followers and visitors,
Hope you are enjoying your weekend, and are ready for the coming week. The card I have to show you this morning was made for Sue and Harvey of www.imaginationcrafts.co.uk in January 2012 and uses their very pretty Spring Decoupage Primrose Stamp Set, Vintage Pearly Paint Palette and the Summer Blossom Stencil. So let us make a start shall we ?
Make a base card using the terracotta cardstock. Take a piece of white card and lay the stencil over it and blend the distress inks into the cut-out parts of the stencil. Remove the stencil and add a little of the weathered wood to the edges of the white card. Stamp the swirls around the edges of the card using a black ink pad, leave to dry.
Take another piece of white card and stamp the main primrose image onto it using a Versamark pad and heat emboss using black embossing powder. Colour the primrose with a paintbrush distress inks and a little water. Paint the background with the Vintage Pearly Palette. Cut out. Using some black card and a die-cutting machine and the Marianne die, cut out the lacy square. Matt the main primrose image to the centre of the square, leaving only a tiny lace edge showing.
Go back to the background card and cut diagonally across from the top left to bottom right in a wavy line. Glue these onto some black card and trim around the edges leaving some black edges showing. Glue one to the bottom left corner of the base card and the other to the top right, leaving some terracotta card showing between the two background pieces. Next glue the main image to the centre of the base card.
Stamp seven of the primrose flower heads onto some white paper using a Tuxedo Black inkpad. Colour these with distress inks. Cut out and glue three to the top left and four to the bottom right. Using a black ink pad, stamp the 'Just to Say' stamp at the top of the card and the 'Hi' to the bottom. The products I have used can be purchased from www.imaginationcrafts.co.uk.
Have a good week everyone, I'll be back soon with another card.
Love and Rainbows,
Hugs Jennifer xx