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Saturday, 9 February 2019

Fragrant Flowers (by Judith)

Hello everyone, I have a couple of cards to share with you showcasing the beautiful stamps featured on last month's TV shows on Hochanda.

For my first card, I wanted to show how to 'colour' the perfume bottle using the background paper. Lots of perfume bottles are made of lovely coloured glass, and this was the look that I was going for. I made two pieces of background paper using drawing cartridge, sprinkling Brushos on one of them, spritzing it with water, and pressing the other piece of drawing catridge on top. I set the pieces of drawing cartridge to one side to dry.

I die cut an oval, and stamped the main image from the Butterfly Perfumery stamp set , stamping it again onto a piece of spare card. I coloured these images with Koh-I-Noor pencils, choosing colours to match the Brusho background, and cut out the butterfly and flower from the spare image. I also stamped the perfume bottle area onto the second piece of the Bruso background and cut that out. I decoupaged all of the elements onto the die cut oval.

On the first background, I stamped around the edge with the silhouette swirl to create a bold border. I attached the oval to a slightly larger black oval, before adding to the Brusho background. A black mat finished the card.

To create my second card, I made a winkle free distress background on drawing cartridge, using Distress Inks and water. I chose a yellow and green colour palette. I stamped the little leafy sprigs over the top and coloured them using green ink.

I die cut a rectangle of card, and stamped the main image from the Floral Perfumery stamp set, and stamped the image again onto spare card. I coloured the images with Distress Inks and a water brush. I cut the flowers from the spare image, and decoupaged them onto the main image. I added a sentiment, and a hand drawn border with a fineliner pen to finish.

I will be back later in the month with more projects to share, thanks for stopping by, Judith xx


  1. Two gorgeous cards Judith and the two different colour choices are so pretty and wonderful colouring too. I love the contrast with the black layers on the first, and the faux stitching really leads the eye in on the second. x

  2. Absolutely gorgeous cards Judith, beautifully designed and coloured, Kate x

  3. Beautiful! Thanks for the details of how you did them too.

  4. Awww... Delicious cards, so sweet and impressive!!

  5. Gorgeous cards Judith and I especially love the dreamy background on the first one. they are both beautifully coloured x


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