This following of cards is inspired by Godelieve Tijskens of http://stampingmathilda.blogspot.com/2011/02/old-favorites-are-back.html
The stamps that she used were from Hero Arts, but since I did not have the stamp, I improvised. I used the same peek-a-boo concept....I created a stencil by punching out a square from a piece of card. I then used it to draw a square. Then using the stencil as a mask I stamped the Hero Arts "Hydrangea" stamp in different ways. Then I coloured it in, cut out the squares and stuck them on a white card. The sentiment is from the Hero Arts "everyday sayings" stamp set.
Here I've used the same technique, using a stamp from Cherish Stamps. I've made matching envelopes too!
Here I have used the Hero Arts "Antique Brocade" cling stamp to create a background. To follow the pattern, I punched out two cosmos flowers and folded them over to create a carnation. I punched
out a tulip to form the base of the flower. I then stamped the background on another piece of cardstock and cut out a frame using my Spellbinders Nestabilities scalloped rectangles. To add interest in the flower, I have coloured it a bit with orange and yellow coloured pencils and also
shaded the tulip with darker and lighter green coloured pencils. i finished off the project by adding some green gemstones.
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