Grid & Floral mix

It was fun to pull out a floral and a background stamp for a new card design. I was planning to stamp the PB ‘rosa’ stamp a few times across the panel but ended up putting it snugly on the right hand side leaving room for the grid patterned ‘contemporary’ stamp on the other side.

Before any stamping I smooshed some salty ocean, scattered straw and mowed lawn inks on my glass mat, spritzed water then swiped watercolour paper through the mix of colour. I let the colours dry for a while then dropped water on top and then absorbed it with a paper towel leaving pale water marks all over the panel.

I stamped the flowers in a mix of canyon clay and raspberry fizz inks (Papertrey ink) and the leaves and stems in rustic wilderness and bundled sage. I added copper pearlescent paint to the centres of the flowers as well as splattering some on the panel. I also added some black to the centres to define the flowers a wee bit more.

I added the PB ‘contemporary’ stamp to complete the panel along with the ‘THANKS’ die-cut from copper cardstock. You can see the fall colours are easing their way in but the summer colours are not leaving just yet!

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3 Comments on “Grid & Floral mix”

  1. Lagene says:

    Gorgeous creation!!!

  2. Bonnie says:

    Beautiful flowers, Heather! I love the hot colors against the cool background! That grid adds to much interest too! Awesome card, my friend!

  3. Pat says:

    I love the combination of the wonderfully watercoloured flowers with the geometric look of the Contemporary stamp, and the orange is so bright and goes perfectly with the blue/green tones of the background. A gorgeous card and love the copper for the flower centres and the die cut sentiment. x


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