Two more stampin up Botanical blooms

IMG_7735 (Medium)IMG_7736 (Medium)Here are another two pinterest inspired stampin up botanical blooms cards.These creations in their original form can be found on my stampin up pinterest board. On both cards the dies , papers, and stamps are from stampin up, from their botanical blooms range. The bakers twine on the bottom card is also stampin up, the hessian strip on the bottom card is by Green Tara,and I added black ribbon to the top card – speaking of which after the photo was taken I fixed the excess amount of glue on the sequins – a big clue as to when I made these ones – on a very hot day when the glue ran very freely! After making these three card and getting a feel for the set I went out on my own and came up with some of my own designs which are waiting to be photoed, so we will see them at a later date! The tip I have for these die cut flowers is to sponge ink in the centre to give them shading ( it makes a huge difference) and to shape the petals before sticking to the card.Today is a village lesson, so I am off now to pack my box of supplies and remind myseld of what we are actually doing! Til tomorrow….

Stampin Up Botanical Blooms

IMG_7734 (Medium)Todays card was inspired by a design I saw on Pinterest.I have just purchased this die and matching stamp set, and already it is a favourite, and the village ladies are going to be making a card with the set this Saturday. I die cut lots of buits from scrap cardstock, and stamped the veins on the leaves with matching inks.I used rhinestones in the centres of these flowers, but i have since used perfect pearls and sequins on more recent makes.The sentiment stamp ( stampin Up) is stamping in white ink.and the backgound base card is black . The photo here doesnt do the card justice – its come out a bit light – in real life it is really bright and vibrant!day off today, shopping done, hair cut done and all classes up to date so I am off to the craft room to work on some cards I need for personal use! Til tomorrow….