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Thursday, 5 April 2012

Coloured Crocus by Glenda

I have a card to share with you today that features the beautiful border from the Elegant Crocus stamp set.  I stamped it onto white card and coloured it with pencils, then inked around the edges with toning Memento inks and layered it onto a plain white mat.

The sentiment is from Butterfly Dreams and was die cut after stamping (to get the positioning right).  Before removing the die, I drew around the inside with a fineliner pen, then once that was dry, I inked around the edges with Memento inks.

The lace paper is one of the designs in the Prima Meadow Lark paper pad and a simple green polka dot ribbon adds a little contrast.  The gingham butterfly is die cut from another of the Prima papers and finished with a little Stickles on the body and gems on the antennae.

I hope you all have a wonderful Easter and let's hope the sunshine comes back!


  1. Brenda gorgeous this sprin card. So lovely and beautiful colors. Really stylish.
    Warm greet

  2. Beautiful card Glenda love the delicate colours. Have a lovely Easter. Suexxx

  3. This is a gorgeous card Glenda I love the pretty lilac colours
    Jackie x

  4. Gorgious, what a beauty!!! What a great way to show how to use this stamp! Simply love it.

  5. Absolutely beautiful Glenda. Have a lovely Easter.

  6. Very beautifull , again, Glenda, very nice how you used thes stamp!!! You always inspire us !!!


  7. Absolutely gorgeous, Glenda! Love the colours, so pretty, also the way you've outlined around the diecut. Very elegant.

    Happy Easter,
    Lynne x

  8. Beautiful card Glenda ! I love the crocus image and your coloring. The outline inside the die cut is very effective, thanks for the tip ! Happy Easter ! Shirley

  9. Absolutely gorgeous, Glenda! Perfect colors for Spring and Easter! I wish the crocus would stay around a little longer than they do!
    Happy Easter! Clare

  10. The Stickled body of the butterfly picks up on the green ribbon beautifully & I love the way you used the patterned papers. The inked edges of the die-cut are extremely effective with the additionally drawn border & I just love the softness of the lilacs against the vibrancy of the greens.
    Paula (PEP)

  11. Gorgeous card - I love the colours


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