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Friday, 15 June 2012

Tall Trees and Sunny Sunflowers (posted by Claire )

Hi there, Claire here with a card made using the beautiful new Sunny Sunflower stamps and one of my old favourites, Tall Trees. I love these delicate trees and created a little forest to co-ordinate with the backing paper from Essence of Nature with PanPastels



To create the little forest scene I used permanent red shade panpastel and black panpastel then added a little white for a misty effect. I stamped and embossed the trees with Pearl White WOW EP  and then stamped again with black archival ink. 

I made the flower using the large and small flower from Sunny Sunflowers, coloured with distress markers and cut out. I added Sepia glossy accents the the centre and some deep red ribbon.

Claire xx


6 comments:

  1. A brilliant combination of backing paper, tree stamps and of course the lovely new sunflowers - clever idea.

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  2. Waw, Claire this is really beautifull, I love the mixe of all these colours, and the flower is an extra!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  3. Love the combination of the trees and sunflower Claire and the pan pastels hae given it lot of depth. Suexxx

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  4. The deep red ribbon really draws the eye to the flower centre & I love how it pops with that yellow clustering of little florets around it. The tall trees are superbly effective with the PanPastels - really earthy.
    Paula (PEP)

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  5. Wow, I would like to walk between the trees you made! Beautifull! Greetings, Gerrina

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  6. Gorgeous work Claire. I love your 'forest' and the flower is beautiful. Fab colours you've chosen.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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