Friday 7 September 2012

Hydrangeas, Lace & Pearls

Hello and as we enjoy the late summer sunshine, I was inspired by the last of my lovely hydrangeas to create this card.

Card Recipe:
Stamp: PSX Botanical Hydrangea
Colouring Mediums: Memento, Promarker Pens
Paper & Card: K&Company Life’s Journey, QVC
Tools: Spellbinders, BigShot Pro
Embellishments: Seam Binding, Lace, handmade pearl hatpins, mulberry gardenia, cherry blossoms and tea roses, Anna Griffin sticker

To make this card, I cut a piece of A4 shimmer card (from QVC) to 15cm wide and sored and folded it in half. Then, using my Big Shot Pro, I cut the card base using my Spellbinders Grand Labels 1 but under-lapping the scored and folded edge to create a card base rather than two mats. I then scored the top of the card in two to create an easel card.

I stamped my PSX Botanical Hydrangea stamp with Memento Cocoa ink directly onto K & Company Life’s Journey papers. The image is coloured in with Budding Rose and Fresh Meadow from Promarkers Spring Limited Edition colours – they are so gorgeous, I am going to need to get another set to put away.

I then used seam binding (The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop), lace and beautiful mulberry flowers (Wild Orchid Crafts) to embellish, and if you like my handmade hatpins, don’t forget to take a look at my creating hatpins tutorial.


This card made the Top Three in the Pretty Little Ribbon Challenge Lace & Pearls

Hope you like this; do leave a comment if this has pleased you.

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  1. Such a beautiful card. I love your softly coloured hydrangeas and pretty embellishing. Gorgeous lace and pearls, too.
    Thank you for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop challenge.

  2. Stunning card. I love the image and the soft colours are so beautiful


  3. oh my goodness what a super card ... pearl and lace stunning ... love the script under the Hydrangeas too ... the recipient will love this card too ... just doing a bit of blog hopping ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

  4. Such a beautiful card I love the soft colours and your design is gorgeous x

  5. Oh WOW, such a stunning easel card!I love everything about it and it also has got lovely shades of pinks which I love.
    Michaela xx

  6. Fabulous - a stunning piece of work!

  7. Oh my goodness, so Shabby gorgeous, love it. The stamp is so pretty. x

  8. What a lush card, love the flowers, ribbon, everything, its stunning. Happy blog hopping xx

  9. Wow I love this it's so pretty.
    Happy blog hopping

  10. very pretty card love the sweet colours layout and image Tracy x

  11. Gorgeous card - love the soft colours and the flowers - stunning

  12. Beautiful card, I love summer flowers :) x

  13. I love this, I have made some hydrangea cards recently with a su stamp and I really love them :-) Elaine-xxx-

  14. Oh wow, this card is absolutely stunning! I love the image, the colours, the design and the floral embellishments.
    Heike xx

  15. Good morning sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous, such gorgeous colours too, gorgeous work, thanks for joining us at Wild Orchid Craft's this time huggles Pops x x x

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