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Daisy thank you

Daisy Thank you Heather Telford

I have summer flowers to share again today. The autumn card I posted yesterday won’t be needed for months. I want way more summer before I see autumn leaves! I used distress stains not markers for today’s card so the images are looser and less defined.

I still worked with a stamp positioner so I could add a colour at a time. I began by inking the petals in scattered straw distress stain, stamped then inked more of the petals in spiced marmalade, spritzed the stamp and finally while the petals were still damp in places I added ground espresso for the flower centres. I inked and stamped the stems and leaves in mowed lawn distress stain. When the daisies were dry I stamped some extra grasses with the ‘feathery’ stamp in forest moss and mowed lawn distress stain.

I was undecided about adding ribbon or a sentiment until I remembered this clever little die that cuts the negative space around the word ‘Thank you’ but does not separate it from the panel. It just added the interest I needed while showing more of the orange card stock I matted the panel with.

Supplies

Stamp: dancing daisies,Feathery (PB)
Die: Thank you squares (PB)
Inks: scattered straw, spiced marmalade, ground espresso, mowed lawn, forest moss distress stains
Paper: hot pressed watercolour paper, orange cardstock

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4 Comments on “Daisy thank you”

  1. Jane says:

    Thank you for your wonderful emails! I look forward to seeing you beautiful creations.

  2. Liz in NH says:

    I’m with Jane, above. Heather, your emails get opened so fast! Love what you share with us. Thank you. Black-eyed susans just starting to show here in NH. None prettier than yours.

  3. Lynn Leduc says:

    Wow really gorgeous Heather.

  4. Pat says:

    I adore these flowers, I think they are probably Coneflowers and the loose watery look suits them perfectly Heather, and the die cut sentiment cutting into the top layer shows off the gorgeous orange background which complements it perfectly. x


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