Sunday, August 14, 2016

Wildflowers

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"A flower doesn't wish to be a different color, or want for more petals;
it just reaches towards the sunshine and blooms."


These flowers from Sketched Blooms were a natural choice for MFT's Camp Create Remarkable Resist Session.
I stamped in white pigment ink a variety of blooms and stems, heat embossed in white and then inked over (resist technique) with sunrise/sunset colors. I flicked some white paint splatters and colored in some petals of the small flowers and stems with black markers. I finished the card with a black sentiment panel that had been heat embossed with a mix of sentiments from Birthday Bears and Magical Unicorns.



I also used Sketched Blooms to earn my badge for the MFT Camp Create's Stunning Shadow Stamping. I stamped the solid blooms and stems with white pigment ink, overstamped them with a deep blush ink, and then with a burnt umber ink stamped the detail flowers.


I couldn't resist and added some white splatters to this card too! I finished the card by rounding a corner and stamping a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp.

8 comments:

  1. Love those stamps, and the both of your cards are stunning, Karen!!

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  2. Oh, wow, these are stunning, Karen! Gorgeous takes on the challenges!

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  3. You have totally made these flowers shine and the techniques you have used are FAB! Can't choose a fave and you can't make me lol.

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  4. Hi, I wanted to pop over and tell you that your card for the last MFT camp challenge looks beautiful. Great job on the shadow stamping...not an easy task!

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  5. These are both gorgeous Karen!

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  6. These are both so lovely! I adore seeing two different techniques with the same set- I can't decide which I prefer since they are both fabulous!!

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  7. Ever so pretty! Really love the ink work on that first number, and the pop of black in your sentiment strip is so striking!

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