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Apr 10, 2015

Poppy and Bee

Happy Friday! It's my turn this Friday to post to the Just for Fun Rubber Stamps blog, and I created a CAS card for my post, using the beautiful stamp "Gathering Pollen". I love poppies and knew I had to have this one, as I don't have a big collection of Poppy stamps.

The frame is not part of the stamp, it was one more recently released stamp from JFF, and I thought it would work really well with this stamp. The frame was stamped first, then I stamped the flower to fit the bloom inside the frame. The bloom was stamped again onto xpress it blending card and colored with copic markers, then fussy cut. I adhered it then with pop up tape, but it's  hard to see in the photo. I colored the inside of the frame using a copic marker. The red and white striped paper is vellum paper. I stamped the sentiment onto a strip of card stock and then attached to my card.The only embellishment is glitter.

Stamps used:

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brenda said...

As you might guess this one is a real hit with me Ellie and the way you have matted onto the red and white DP looks so effective.

Enjoy your weekend.

B x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...


Amy Johnson said...

Gorgeous! Poppies are one of my favorite flowers!

jimlynn said...

Simply beautiful!!! Love the way you highlighted that poppy. The stripe patterned paper is perfect for this lovely image too.

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, those deep reds are fabulous!

Jennifer Scull said...

oh wow! the frame with the poppy is just gorgeous! love this one! :)

kiwimeskreations said...

Ellie this is gorgeous - love the way you have framed the poppy, and the colouring of the poppy is stunning!