Hope you can join us for your chance to win! This week our prize comes from JMC Designs .
This beautiful sunflower stamp is a retired stamp by PSX and most likely only available in used condition. Otherwise you may be able to find some pretty sunflower stamps by Stampendeous.
To make my card I heat embossed the image using Versafine Clair Nocturne ink and black embossing powder on Bristol Vellum paper. Then I watercolored the image using distress ink pads (I simply pressed the ink pad onto a clear stamping block and picked up each color with a zig detailer waterbrush. I did brush some clean water over the flower before adding color, this makes the watercoloring easier. I used Barn Door, Rusty Hinge, Carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed, Peeled Paint, Brushed Corduroy and very diluted Black Soot to color the flower. The purplish background was done with Seedless Preserves ink and I flicked some black soot and Seedless preserve ink onto the background for a few spatters. The sentiment is from the Penny Black set Friendship, stamped with Versafine Clair Nocturne ink and adhered to the card with glue dots. Natural jute twine finishes off the card.
Sunflower Stamp (may be in used condition) or see these Similar Options // Penny Black Friendship // Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink // Black Embossing Powder // Distress Inks: Barn Door // Rusty Hinge // Carved Pumpkin // Mustard Seed // Peeled Paint // Brushed Corduroy // Black Soot // Seedless Preserves // Bristol Vellum Paper // Natural Jute Twine
I am also sharing my card here:
Simon Says Wednesday - Stamp It // Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes // Stamping Sensations - Anything With Flowers
The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes
Thanks so much for stopping by, hope you have a wonderful weekend!!
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What a glorious Sunflower Ellie, I always think they are such bright and happy flowers and the seedless preserve background compliments the yellows really well.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Brenda! Love sunflowers, I plant them every year, this year the squirrels climbed up the thick stems and broke the blossom parts all off, so I have non this year :-( (At least I think it was the squirrels)Delete
A beautiful card Ellie - love your complimentary colours on this beauty - that is one stunning image, and the water colouring and splatters give this a beautiful artsy lookReplyDelete
Thanks so much, Maxine!Delete
Pretty! Love your water coloring!ReplyDelete
Have a great day!
Thanks Marilyn. Same to you!!Delete
wow this really pops - looks lovely.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card, your watercoloring is beautifully done, I like the purple wash.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Donna!Delete
Soooooo gorgeous! LOVING that sunflower!!!ReplyDelete
Thanks Julie! The sunflower stamp is a beauty for sure! Had so much fun coloring it up!Delete
Love your dynamic background Ellie and the sunflower is gorgeous. It's the details that make a card and that block sentiment and the twine finish this one off beautifully :)ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for your nice comment, Vicky!Delete
A fabulous image and a really lovely card, great colours and colouring of the image and a super background.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Kath!Delete
Fabulous card, love the splatters and the bow to compliment your gorgeous sunflower! Your colouring is always so beautiful!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Alice!Delete
This is gorgeous Ellie, I love your design and image.ReplyDelete
Wow, Ellie! What a beautiful and elegant card! I love the watercolour background. Thanks so much for sharing it with us for our floral theme at Stamping Sensations this month and Good Luck! I too love sunflowers (and have naughty squirrels!). I will definitely have a go at growing some next yearReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Sally. Always enjoy a floral theme and happy I could join in at Stamping Sensations!Delete
Such a beautiful card and sunflower too Ellie! Thanks for sharing with us over at 'The Flower Challenge' ;) Viv DT xxReplyDelete
Thanks so much, Viv!Delete
Just popped back to thank you for linking up at Stamping Sensations Ellie.ReplyDelete
Happy I was able to join in this time!Delete
So beautiful! I love the colors!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Grace!Delete
Gorgeous sunflower in autumn colours;-))mReplyDelete
What a beautiful card. Thank you for joining at stamping sensations.ReplyDelete
This is a beautiful card. I love sunflowers.ReplyDelete
So pretty and cheerful! I love how the pink and yellow play off each other!ReplyDelete
I love sunflowers! Gorgeous card!ReplyDelete
so beautiful..love the pinkish wash you added behind the flower, really makes it pop!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Flower Challenge.
That's a beautiful sunflower and beautifully coloured tooReplyDelete
Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month
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