Sunday, 2 March 2014

Stampin Ups Perfectly Penned Poppies

I'm loving seeing crocus' and snowdrops popping up.  Also our daffies which are starting to come through.  Is Spring on it's way? 

It's a great time to join in with Less is More this week as they have a colour theme of Green and Yellow, just right for Spring. 

I love poppies and Stampin' Up!'s Pleasant Poppies stamp makes a great background.  I inked it up with Pistachio Pudding, but before stamping I coloured a single bloom with Always Artichoke Stampin' Write Marker.  Once stamped I then coloured the spot lighted flower with Daffodil Delight. 

For the sentiment I chose the beautiful Perfectly Penned and stamped it in Always Artichoke onto velum.  I used 4 candy dots to hide my glue.  I then popped up the panel on Dimensionals and attached to a Pistachio Pudding base. 

We've had a lovely sunny day today.  Great for out walking the dog and taking some time to craft. 

  It's the beginning of March and we are in our last month of Sale-A-Bration, the best time to add to your stash and earn a freebie or two.  

Like earning free products?  Then why not join my Virtual Hostess Club and whilst spreading the cost of your wish list, you will also be Virtual Hostess for a month.  Entitling you to a minimum of £25 to spend anywhere in the catalogue.  Only 2 places left. 

I hope you've managed some crafty time this weekend.  
Thanks for popping in by.
Best wishes for the coming week.  x 

Supplies used
All Stampin' Up! 

Card - Pistachio Pudding, Whisper White, Velum 
Ink - Pistachio Pudding, Always Artichoke
Stamp - Pleasant Poppies, Perfectly Penned
Other - Candy Dots, Dimensionals

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way direct to your home in the UK, Deutchsland, France, Nederland or Osterreich.
You can also order using the Shop Now button. 

Only 2 places available in my next Stampers 6 Group starting April.  Get in touch now to put your name down.  I'd love to help you build your stash! 


Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful card! Spring is definitely here. Valerie

Gillian R said...

This is gorgeous Aileen. I love the vellum

Faith A said...

Really like the effect you have here Aileen, a beautiful card

sheila 77 said...

Lovely card, Aileen. I like the way you have coloured only one flower, that's very effective.

Bonnie said...

I love how you've colored just one of these lovely poppies and the vellum sentiment!

laurie said...

What a great idea to use for the challenge..I love that stamp!

Chrissie said...

This looks fab! I love poppies!
Thanks so much
Less is More

Linda said...

I love poppies ..... and just the touch of colour here looks fab

Anne said...

Pretty card for spring Aileen!
Thanks for joining this week’s Less is More Challenge
(Guest LIM commenter!)

Daen'Ys said...

Gorgeous these poppies! I love that you highlighted just a single flower.
Rosi x


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