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Thursday, 11 October 2018

brusho orchid (by Veronica)

For my second post this month featuring stamps from the September TV show I have gone back to form and used brusho powders.
I created a pile of backgrounds with the brusho first - they take a bit to dry, so I like to do several at a time,( and I often blot them using another sheet of card if they come out too dark)  and the ones I don't use always come in handy later on....
For both cards I stamped the lady's slipper orchid using versamark and embosssed with white embossing powder.
The first card has a darker background, and I used more brusho as a watercolour to colour the leaves and the flower. I added a purple card mat the same size as the trimmed image, and glued both at an angle onto a square white card blank.

The second was a much more delicate image, and I again coloured the flower and some of the  leaves, but this time with very watered down brusho.
The card blank was randomly stamped with the flower head using an almost-dried out purple ink pad before adding a mat of purple card


  1. Stunning card , beautiful colours

  2. This Orchid is a beautiful design and I love both the stronger colours and the softer tones Veronica. Brushos are so versatile and the colours are beautiful. x

  3. Absolutely gorgeous Veronica, beautifully coloured, Kate x

  4. This is fabulous I love the background and wonderful stamp.
    Linda xxx

  5. Lovely! The 'pop' of the first one is very striking.

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  7. A great example of how two cards can be made using the same stamp and yet look so different. The first one in gentle pastel shades and the second one looking quite bold and dramatic. Two lovely cards x


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