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Sunday, 8 July 2012

Damask Poppies (posted by Judith)

Hi folks, here's another project from me using the lovely new stamp sets just released at Chocolate Baroque; Dusky Damask and Sweet Poppies. I wanted to create a very monochrome feel to this project with just a burst of red from the poppies themselves. I stamped the large background stamp onto white card, reversing it in opposite corners. It's a lovely big stamp, and is great for an 8" x 8" card. I stamped the poppy image onto a long thin oval, and painted it with Distress Stains to give the flowers and leaves a very watery feel.

I made a crinoline flower which I sprayed with Distress re-inker and water to give a bright red colour, and added a black button to the middle.

I'll be back in a few days with another sample. Thanks for stopping by, Judith xx


  1. Very beautiful poopies and a fantastic layout and combination.
    Lovely greet

  2. Lovely card Judith. I love these poppies and the lovely crinoline flower is so pretty.

  3. Eine wunderschöne Karte.

  4. That red crinoline flower is a beauty & really picks out the poppies. The whole is beautifully classy & so stylishly elegant.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. Stunning card love the flower and how it shows off the stamped image perfectly x

  6. This is beautiful Judith I'm loving that background stamp and you red crinoline flower really picks up on the red of the poppies

    Jackie x

  7. Lovely as ever Judith :)
    Happy craftin

  8. Lovely stylish card, and the red crinoline flower is beautiful. Jean x

  9. Wonderful elegant card Judith and beautiful colouring of the image. Stunning colour combination!

    Lesley Xx


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