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Thursday, 19 July 2012

Poppy Centre Step Card (posted by Claire)

Hi there, Claire here with a centre step card made using stamps from both Pretty Poppies and Dusky Damask


I don't know about you but I always struggle with these type of cards (well any kind of fancy fold really) but Glenda's template really does make it a lot easier. You can find it here

I was pleased that the gorgeous floral borders from Dusky Damask fitted the template beautifully. I just stamped them, coloured with promarkers and matted on some red card before attaching to the card base. I  used two strips of the narrow border and covered the join with a sentiment from Pretty Poppies and a creative acrylic tag. The main image is from Pretty Poppies, again coloured with promarkers and matted on red card. I didn't want a lot of embellishments with these gorgeous images so I just added some little red gems.

I hope you're getting lots of inspiration from our samples, as you can see we all loved working with these gorgeous new stamps
Claire xx

6 comments:

  1. Stunning!!! I really love this card, it is so beautifull and for different occasions!!Great job Claire!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous, Claire, and so beautifully coloured! Your design really shows off the poppies to great effect, and the damask borders complement them so well. Love it!

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  3. This is stunning Claire, I love the way everything stands out from the white.

    Sue x

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  4. Simply siper Claire. Very Christmassy in a non-Christmassy way if you know what I mean. This would look stunning done with the Poinsettia stamps I have - it's not on the website so it must be discontinued.

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  5. Absolutely lovely match with those border elements & I have to agree - the gems add just that little bit - not too little or too much. The picking out of the wording in red is gorgeous & the little blue butterfly so real.
    Paula (PEP)

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  6. Isn't it awesome the way stamps mix and match well with each other? The variations are limitless! This is beautiful! Your coloring is perfect!Hugs, Clare xxoo

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