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Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Spring Flowers



A couple of days of sunshine and then rain and grey skies today, but the sunshine had me sorting out my flower stamps and I came across these IndigoBlu daisy stamps that came free with some magazine and as they hadn't been inked up, thought I better do something about it.

I made a background with Wilted Violet and Faded Jeans and some stamping with Denim Adirondack before  using embossing paste and a script stencil. I added White EP and heat set when dry.  I've got a box of empty tea bags that you add your won herbal mixes to, so I tore one open and stamped the Papillion script.  The flowers were stamped and embossed with clear EP, fussy cut and coloured and adhered with foam pads.

I've made a DL sized card which I enjoyed, feels like you're making a tag!

Thanks for calling in, Avril 

17 comments:

Joan said...

Lovely card Avril, love how you used the tea bag


Joan

froebelsternchen said...

This is so beautiful! You never cease to amaze with your brilliant art Avril! GORGEOUS!I love the tea bag added!
Hugs, Susi

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours and textures, hugs, Valerie

Shirley Chillman said...

Great make Avril especially the use of the tea bag.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsArtwork.

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

Wowww Avril, this is wonderful!
Hugs Carola

Lisa said...

This is so stunning, Avril!! I love the beautiful colors and the background!! The flowers are gorgeous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

sally said...

Great card, lovely colours and I'm sure I have that stamp lurking somewhere too!

Sally xx

Little Artbee said...

Really a dream dear Avril! I love these shades of blue and the nice scriptures in blue and white, a perfect background for the nice Daisies. Wonderful composition.
Dear Greetings
Sabine

Meggymay said...

Its a beautiful card design Avril, the daisy stamp looks lovely. A glimpse of spring on your card.
Yvonne xx

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

A beautiful card Avril, that daisy stamp is super a great little created posy.
Hugs Tracey xx

My name is Erika. said...

Those flowers really pop off the background. They are look really pretty. :) Hugs-Erika

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful and stunning Avril x💖 [Aussie aNNie's Blog]

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous!!! The background is amazing, love the vibrant sky blue tones and the textured patterns you added. The flowers are so beautiful, tons of depth of dimension! A stunning design! hugs :)

Sandy said...

Sop very pretty - blue and yellow together is a favorite of mine.
Sandy xx

Cath Wilson said...

This is really beautiful, AVril - love the texture paste addition and the stamps are great. Love it!

Cath x

pearshapedcrafting said...

I really love this beautiful card!The background is so right for these pretty flowers! Hugs,Chrisx

Gibby Frogett said...

Beautiful and fresh looking - love the colours and script background and lovely flowers.
Gill x