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Saturday, March 08, 2014

Time for something a wee bit different...




Well it's very wet and horrible this morning so I guess it's time for another card.  I bought this stamp set towards the end of last year and I have to say it is one of the most beautiful sets I own!!  So I thought I would check out the MFT blog to see if I could enter their sketch challenge using this set.

It's very plain and simple but I think with just the wee bit colour, it makes those poppies stand out.  I cut out a circle using the pierced circle die from die-namics and then using distress inks I inked up in blue and green...makes it look like grass and sky. I stamped sections of the poppies and die cut the poppy heads and leaves.  The text and sentiment is also from the same set....oh and I added my favourite doodling around the edges...hope you likey.

supplies:
stamps - MFT Pretty Poppies
dies - MFT Poppies and Leaves


challenges:
My Favourite Things - sketch
Papertake Weekly -anything goes
Deep Ocean Challenge - Just for a Girl
Bearly Mine - one for the girls




Fi
x

14 comments:

Tracey T said...

This is stunning! Love the background of inks and text, they work so well together. Love it. Hugs xx

Lyn Wallan-Smith said...

Your card is totally gorgeous I love how you have used the distress inks in the circle so so pretty

Sue said...

This is stunning Fi. A really beautiful and elegant design and I love the way you have coloured the circle.
Sue xx

Chris said...

Totally gorgeous, Fi! A beautiful CAS design!
Chris
x

Abi said...

I definitely would not call this plain & simple, I think it's stunning & elegant. I love it xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love the James card below and love this, very different and very effective. I have some candy on offer x

mixamatoasties said...

Stunning! Love it.

Susan xx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Wishcraft said...

Love the stamps and fab design, this is just gorgeous Fi! Hugs, Lisa x

Anne Crawford said...

Both your cards are gorgeous! Love the needle holed circle and the stamps.

Kat W said...

This is really effective and so stylish :-)
Hugs, Kat x

coops said...

love this fi.really stunning poppies and your design and inking are gorgeous :D


xx coops xx

carol said...

Hello..oh wonderful creation, looks fabulous, thanks for playing along withus at BEARLY-MINE x carol

Dawn C said...

Absolutely love this, the background you have created is brilliant. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this month x