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Its Karen with you on the blog today using the classic Sunflower stamp set.  This is totally not what I envisaged when I started out but sometimes projects take on a life of their own.

I started by stamping my images in an orange toned ink and coloured it using pencil.  I was going to fussy cut it out and I had some background paper in mind but I couldn't lay my hands on it so decided to use a stamped background instead.  I masked off my flower thinking I could still cut it out if needed.  I used a stamp with a language I think could possibly be latin and stamped it several times in brown ink.  So now its taking on a vintage look so to  I used distress ink to add some more depth and add to the vintage feel of the card.

I decided that the image needed to be on the edge so cut my card down.  Added some hessian twine and a small tag before backing on brown cardstock.


Hope to see you back soon


Love and Laughter,
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  1. Such a beautiful card Karen. I love the background you have created. Beautiful coloring on the Sunflower.

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