Saturday, February 14, 2009

Silhouette Poppies

Hello fellow stampers!
After an incredibly busy day I'm managing to get a couple of minutes to sit down and do this posting for the Friday Sketchers challenge. It was a fabulous layout by Heidi and I decided to use another new release stamp from The Stamp Barn. This is a silhouette poppy stamp which I stamped, stamped off, then stamped off again to achieve the shaded look. I wanted to keep the colours fairly simply so used SU! green dp and complemented the black ink with black cardstock. I love the dramatic look of black against the white and green. I used three dew drops in place of flowers - flowers would have overshadowed the beautiful silhouette of the poppies. I punched out a word window tab and stamped my sentiment on there (also The Stamp Barn). For the far left panel on the sketch I used a strip of black organza ribbon and tied a bow at the top with some hemp string. The rest of the card is pretty self-explanatory.
Wishing you all a very Happy Valentine's Day! It's my mom's birthday today and was so happy she loved her Tilda card I made for her! I hope you all enjoy a LOVEly day - my DH is sick so we won't be going anywhere!! boo hoo :(
Thanks for stopping by and leaving all your beautiful comments! They so make my blogging worthwhile!! :)
Danielle x


LINDA said...

Hi Danielle, This is so Pretty.Lovely work as always..Hope your DH gets well soon..Hugs

stardustgemsandribbon said...

What a lovely card, the flower stamop is so pretty.
Thanks for joining us at FS.
Carole :-)

Ineke said...

I like your card, nice colours

Jenny Gropp said...

Love the off stamping to get the shaded images. Such a soft look! Really Lovely!


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