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Sunday, 29 June 2014

Briar Rose Easel (posted by Claire)

Good morning, Claire here with a little easel card made using the beautiful new stamps Briar Rose Butterfly, you can find them here

I began by folding some white card in two and die cutting with a Spellbinders die just off the fold to create the base card I then die cut two more shapes, inking the die with New Sprout Memento Ink for a letterpress effect. I inked around the edges with Summer Sky Memento Ink. The image has been coloured with pencils. I added a sentiment from Birthday Words and some paper flowers to finish off. 
Thanks for popping by today
Claire xx


  1. Gorgeous card Claire and beautifully made. Love the idea of creating the shape using die cuts. No measuring!! tfs.
    Flo x

  2. I've got that Spellbinders die. Will have to try this.

  3. really gorgeous make claire. beautiful x

  4. This easel card is extremely pretty, and love this stamp and the beautiful colouring. I love the pretty flowers used to finish it. x

  5. Real classic in shape and colours!

  6. Gorgeous easel card, love the shape and the briar roses look fabulous.
    Linda xxx

  7. This is gorgeous, so very fresh-looking

  8. This card is delicious and so well done!! TFS, Hugs Coco x

  9. What a pretty card , I love this!!!


  10. Your letterpress technique is striking in the way it pulls out the colours of the bottom butterfly's wings (I know the wings are orange & the 'letterpressing' green but still…….). Your delicate blue background sets off the colours of the focal image beautifully - my eyes keep coming back to that top butterfly whose colouring is just exquisite.
    Paula (PEP)

  11. Fresh and a nice take on the easel card


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