Tuesday, February 6, 2018

pretty flowers

Hi!

I have to say, this card took fussy cutting to an extreme place even for me but I kind of love how it turned out!




I stamped the floral bouquet on a piece of Neenah cardstock and colored everything with Copics and then added some more details and shading with color pencils (I can't color a decent rose, I don't know what it is about that flower that stumps me but boo to roses.) Next I fussy cut out the top of the image (The cutting seriously took me longer than the coloring did. so. much. cutting.) I added the sentiment in the bottom corner and then cut up my foam tape in itty bitty pieces so I could pop up all of those flowers and leaves. I stamped my background in Espresso Ink on a dark brown cardstock (I've loving that wood pallet background ♥) and then adhered everything together and finished it off with some white nuvo drops.

Nothing super exciting is going on here, trying to figure out valentines for Bree's classmates (do i buy them or make them? stickers or candy?) and her teachers (i'm thinking the apple shaped pack of lindt truffles in the valentines section for her teachers with a nice card.) I don't like not really knowing what to expect, I don't know if the class has any other crafty parents so I don't know if other kids will make them or buy them. I'm kind of leaning towards just buying them, it's an early start/preschool class so they're a little young to care about homemade vs store bought.
anyways, have a great day!

supplies:
Altenew Blooming Bouquet, Altenew Wood Pallet Background, Altenew Floral Frame, Black Memento Ink, Altenew Espresso Ink, Neenah Solar White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate Cardstock, Copic Markers, Prismacolor Color Pencils, White Nuvo Crystal Drops, Foam Adhesive
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