Painted Poppies

With the dawning of a new Annual Catalogue I’m brought back to when we first saw the current Mini Catalogue. We all fell in love with Painted Poppies at first sight!

Painted Poppies

If you have followed me for a while you will know I love flowers … and flower stamps. One flower that emits a lot of emotion and gratitude is the Poppy.

I think when we got the Mini Catalogue we were all wowed with the cover and all those Poppies. Then we saw the Peaceful Poppies Suite! We then noticed that Suite contained not one but two bundles! The Artists at Stampin’ Up! had delivered glorious images and sentiments for us to use in our projects yet again.

My card today is simple and easy to re-create.

The Poppy stamp is stamped twice onto Whisper White in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Dont be stressed if it doesnt meet perfectly or a little uneven – that ribbon is positioned to cover any mishaps!

The flowers are painted with the Stampin’ Blends Markers. Now when I say painted I use the term loosely! It was truly just a matter of dotting the dark ink on the flowers and colouring quickly with the lighter marker. I did not spend hours painting each flower. It’s meant to look like that of a watercolour print.

Before adhering my white Poppy Panel onto the Black mat I sponged around the edges in Pool Party. This not only softens the edge of the card but gives it a little depth as well.

The Sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set. You may wonder how I managed to get just half the sentiment. I used my Poppy Parade Stampin’ Write Marker to ink up the words I wanted then stamped onto whisper white. I made one edge flagged and adhered it to my card with dimensionals.

Technique Tip – Flagged Sentiment

I love doing this wavy flag type sentiment. To achieve that look I use snail adhesive at each end and a double dimensional in the middle. Once on my card I use my bone folder to flick up the flagged end.

I do hope you liked today’s Painted Poppies Card.

New Annual Catalogue is coming soon …

Yes you read that right! The New Annual Catalogue is coming in June and it’s time for you to arrange your copy! I love this time of year! We need something to look forward to with all thats happening in the world right now!

Would you like to pre-order the new Annual Catalogue? here’s how you can get your copy …

  • If you placed an order of $100 or more with me since January 1st then you will be sent one automatically
  • Don’t worry .. if you haven’t ordered you can arrange your copy to be sent to you early for just $6.50 – simply complete this form to order.
  • Join my team during May and you’ll get a free copy sent to you plus you can order from our PreOrder list. Please contact me if this is something you are interested in.

I cant wait to see the new catalogue and all it has inside!

Thanks for stopping by …

About Leonie

I am Leonie and I love to create with stamps, ink & paper! I do love to share what I create and hope you enjoy seeing what I've made. I also enjoy (and run on) Coffee! Stampin' Up! has been a huge part of my life since 2006 and such a big blessing to me and my family!! I call Campbelltown home - it's about an hour South West of Sydney, Australia. If you like what I share please feel free to leave me a comment or share it with your friends! Thanks for stopping by :)

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