Sunday, March 28, 2021

Wild Meadow

Hello friends and welcome back!  I hope you're doing well.  Today I'm sharing a card that I was inspired to make by three challenges, one a sketch challenge and two with spring themes. 

When I saw the sketch I thought of a stamp set that would work perfectly for the strip at the bottom and would incorporate lots of spring colors and flowers.

I love the variety of flowers in this stamp and it worked perfectly to incorporate lots of bright colors.  It was colored with Copic markers then cut out with the matching die.  For the background, a panel of white card stock was gently ink blended with a light green from the bottom to the middle and then a bit of light blue at the top. I ended up trimming it down to 3.5" x 4.75", added the flowers with foam tape then trimmed off the ends of the stamped image in order to fit the panel size. 

The panel was matted on a slightly larger die cut piece of white card stock, then adhered to the blue card base with foam tape.  After adding the sentiment to the panel with foam tape I thought I was done but felt the card was lacking something.  So I searched through my stamp sets and found this sweet butterfly left over unused from another project and adhered it to the panel to finish things off!

So glad you made time to visit, I always appreciate it!  Take care and have a great week!


Stamps:  Wild Meadow (Mama Elephant), Beautiful Butterflies (Simon Says Stamp), Birdie Brown Glorious Greetings (MFT)
Paper: Neenah Solar White, Sea Glass (SSS)
Ink:  Gina K Obsidian Amalgam, Versafine Clair Nocturne, Grass Field (Altenew), Blue Sky (Pinkfresh Studios)
Other:  Wild Meadow and Beautiful Butterflies matching dies, A1 Stitched Rectangle Stax die (MFT), Sakura White Gelly Roll pen
Copics:  RV14, 13, 10, V28, 25, 22, 20, R46, 24, 05, 21, Y26, 08, 04, 00, G46, 43, 40, YG67, 63, 61, 17, 03


Susanne said...

This is lovely, fab coloring.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome card -- I adore the bottom border of pretty Spring flowers! Thanks for joining us at JUGS

Lisa Elton said...

Swoon, those flowers are so pretty! So happy to see them in our IB gallery!

Karren said...

Gorgeous card and fabulous colouring as always! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

I Card Everyone said...

Stef, we asked for colorful, and you delivered, beautifully! You can come plant my garden any time!
Thanks for joining us at IB again today!

Silke Ledlow said...

Beautiful inspired card! Glad you had a chance to join us!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

This is so pretty Stef - great idea to create the floral border!

Danni Reid said...

Oh, gorgeous card, this is such a beautiful design! Thank you for inspiring us @ IB this week!