16 April 2018

Spring Tulips

Hello there, today I have a card to share using the Spring Tulips stamp set from Clearly Besotted. This set was released in March but I never got a chance to use it then, so thought I would now. It is so pretty!


I started off by die cutting a panel of watercolour cardstock using the second largest of the MFT A2 Stitched Rectangle Dies. I then took the tulips in a row stamp and stamped this three times to cover the bottom of the panel. I stamped it using Versamark Ink and then applied white embossing powder. This was then heat set. I applied a wash of water over the panel and then smooshed various shades of Distress Ink on to a craft mat. I picked them up with water and applied them to the panel with a brush. I then splattered the panel a little with a solution of Perfect Pearls and water. This gives a nice subtle shimmer. I then set aside to dry.

 
Once dry, I adhered the panel on to a white A2 card base with foam tape. The sentiment, from the Tiny Type set, was stamped on to black cardstock using Versamark Ink. I applied white embossing powder and heat set. This was cut in to a strip and added to the card with thin foam tape. To finish off, I added a few Sparkling Clear sequins.


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I kept debating on how to colour this image, I am glad that I went with a wash of colour in the end, though. I think the colours give a nice spring look. Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope you have a lovely day and a great week.

5 comments:

  1. So pretty. Love those colours together.

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  2. You make me want to run and get my stamp out again! Goodness this is so pretty with that beautiful pastel wash! It’s a perfect Spring card Michelle, just gorgeous! Lisa xx

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  3. Michelle this is beautiful! I love the spring colours and love this watercolour wash style! x

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  4. This is so elegant and soft -- I love this look!

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