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Thursday, 10 October 2019

magnolia (by Veronica)

  The stamps for the September shows were all lovely, but I am sharing my absolute favourite today , the magnolia from the the happy flowers day sheet. It is a large image, just perfect for colouring, and suitable for so many occasions - I never got round to making the sympathy card version.
Both of these card are 8" square, so that gives you some idea of the size of the stamp. very similar technique for both. The first version began with white card, spomged with distress oxide inks, mostly using antique linen and wild honey, with a heart shape masked off (I used the heart stamp to create the mask) after stamping the heart from geometric trading hearts. I randomly stamped the same heart stamp in the background using it hand held. The m   agnolia was stamped in versamark and white embossed before colouring with koh-i-nor watercolours. The sentimnent and butterfly were stamped with black versafine

The second card has a base of kraft card, stamped with various small wordstamps from the sets in the show, using vintage photo distress oxide ink, which was also sponged round the edges.
Magnolia again white embossed and watercoloured - the colours were those in the first card, but the darker base really makes them pop. The sentiment was also white embossed.

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards, love the magnolia stamp xx

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  2. Two really beautiful cards Veronica and I love the contrast with the light and pretty colours of the flowers against the darker brown shades of the backgrounds. x

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  3. Love so much the new magnolia stamp and both your cards are beautiful! The big colourful butterfly in the heart looks fab in the first card!

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