Friday, 9 January 2015

Thinking Of Spring


Now that we are past Christmas my mind kinda believes that spring should be kicking in.... looking out of my window I can see that this is not the case and winter still has it's grip on the North Wales countryside :( But even though it's not spring out there I can still have a piece of spring in here!

If you are a follower of my blog you will know that I'm a sucker for floral stamps... this gal cannot get enough polymer blooms ;) So today I have whipped up a little spring for you on a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card.


I just adore these florals from Altenew 'Painted Flowers', I love how sketchy they are and that if you don't get them positioned exactly right they still look gorgeous! Oh and what's more these guys are currently in the MtDS sale ... so grab them quick before they go!

I stamped the solid images using Hero Arts Shadow Ink- Mint Julep and Tide Pool for the flowers and Field Greens and Green Hills for the leaves. The doodle leaves and buds with no cosponsoring solid images I coloured roughly with Copics.

The sentiment is from Mama Elephant 'Everyday Greetings', I stamped this in black ink and then over stamped in VersaMark and then heat embossed it with clear embossing powder to get a raised shiny black effect. As it is heat embossed it will then resist the Heidi Swapp 'Gold Shine' that I sprinkled over.
 Thanks for stopping by and have a beautiful day!

Hugs Lydia xxx

Painted Flowers  Everyday Greetings   Field Greens Shadow Ink  Green Hills Shadow Ink  Mint Julep Shadow Ink  Tide Pool Shadow Ink


lovellms said...

Wow - what a beautiful card! Really gorgeous design & colour choices.

Judy said...

I love the colour palette you have used on your card Lydia, it's beautiful. The Altenew stamps are among my favourites too x

SugarGem said...

This. Is. Gorgeous.

Team Clark said...

I simply adore this card!!! Perfect in every way!