Sunday, May 13, 2012

Springtime Flowers

I love this image from Saturated Canary.  When I pulled her to make this project, I decided to try something a little different and stick to more muted shades when coloring her.  I really like the effect I got!  I'm entering this card in a couple of challenges:

Simon Says Stamp and Show your favorite stamp
Studio L3 - Compendium of Curiosities II challenge 5 - shattered stains

You can find the technique I used on the flowers here on page 48 of Tim Holtz's new book "Compendium of Curiosities II."

Cardstock:  Stamping Bella – Best White; The Paper Company – Fudge Cover; Bazzill – Deep Dark Brown
Designer Paper:  Idea-ology – Crowded Attic Paper Stash
Stamps:  Saturated Canary digi – Springtime; Stampers Anonymous - Papillion
Inks, Stains and Paints:  Ranger Distress Ink – Antique Linen, Vintage Photo; Ranger Distress Stain – Scattered Straw, Aged Mahogany, Tumbled Glass, Lettuce, Dusty Concord
Prismacolor Pencils:  Light Peach, Goldenrod, Cloud Blue, Green Ochra, Ginger Root, Beige Peach, Sienna Brown, Light Brown, Dark Brown, Espresso, French Gray 20%, French Gray 50%
Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders:  Tim Holtz Alterations – Tattered Florals; McGill Paper Blossoms - Birch
Accessories & Other Stuff:  American Crafts Satin Ribbon – White (hand dyed), Grunge board, Grunge paper, Ranger Crackle Paint – Clear Rock Candy, Elements Bling


  1. Love the stamp you chose and flower you made! Lovely card!

  2. I love the muted fall colours here. The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

  3. This is lovely - the stain effect looks great on flowers doesnt it.

  4. Cheryl, this is so sweet! You rocked the shattered stains technique-- the flower looks awesome!


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