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Wednesday, 11 July 2018

mum's card

Hello there! How are you? I hope you are good. I have a card on the Countryview Challenges blog today and here it is here on my blog. The theme this month is 'In the summer Garden'. This time I chose to use a JOFY set of stamps and made a card that I gave my mum for her birthday!


I started with a distress oxide background and stamped the stems and leaves on to it. I used distress oxides and inks to add further colour to the leaves and stems.  Next I used brushos and created a red/orange background and stamped on the flower heads and then fussy cut them. I then coloured the centres in brown and added the heads to the card..


I also added the sentiment from the stamp set and some Chocolate Baroque bees...


Here's a proper close up of the flowers...love these flowers!!!

Hope you enjoy this piece and might even join us in the challenge!

Big hugs

Rachel xx

12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous "painting" Rachel! I love those sunflowers. xx

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  2. This is just gorgeous,love the design.xxx

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  3. Oh wow Rachel, those flowers are stunning!! Your Mum must have been thrilled to receive this beauty. Hugs, Anne xx

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  4. Those sunflowers are so striking and using Brushos for the petals is a great idea. Love this.

    Cath x

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  5. An absolutely fabulous card Rachel and I am sure your mum will treasure it xx Those sunflowers are amazing and the quote is so true xx
    TFS and hugs
    Annie xx

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous Rachel, I love the colours and your backgrounds. The sunflowers are so beautiful, your Mum would love it, Kate x

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  7. Beautiful....those sunflowers are stunning! xx

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  8. Loved my card Rachel, it is stunning xx

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  9. Gorgeous card, love the beautiful background and wonderful sunflowers.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  10. Love the beautiful flowers and little Bees
    Carol x

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  11. An absolutely delightful summer garden card for your mum. Those flowers are fabulous and I love the inky background. Sorry that I've missed so much. There are quieter times on the horizon but not quite yet!
    Love and hugs,
    Alison x

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  12. This is beautiful Rachel, pretty stamps and lovely colours - I'm sure your Mum loved it.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment - it really does mean a lot to me! Hugs Rachel xx