Tuesday 22 April 2014

Tuesday Talk

I'm still experimenting with the combination of the colours purple and red - really think they clash quite strikingly. Today I'm using them for a card using the Unscripted Sketches layout for this week.

First I rotated the sketch and added a strip of patterned paper to the bottom of a rectangle of white card. Then I tied the twine round to help me get an idea of the proportions.

I stamped the stems and leaves of the tulips next, then stamped and die cut the flower heads - check out this tutorial for a brilliant way to line up a stamped image with a die.

I used my new Stampin Up ink pad for the flower heads - quite amazing how much better the ink coverage is with this pad, will definitely be investing in some more colours soon.


Stamps: Clearly Besotted, Pretty Petals Plus
Inks: Memento, grape jelly, cottage ivy; SU, Calypso Coral
Die: Clearly Besotted, Pretty Petals Plus
Paper: doodlebug, kraft in color
Twine from my stash 

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  1. love your card and striking colour scheme - just makes the flowers POP! x

  2. Such a sweet card, yet still FUN with your color scheme. Thank you for playing along with Unscripted Sketches!

  3. Such a cute take on the sketch! Love it! Thanks for playing at US!

  4. Absolutely lovely!!! I bought the pretty petals, this set was sold out today.....But the butterflies and the fuschia are back in!!! I LOVE clearly Besotted stamps, totally NEED more of them!!!


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