Papercraft

Watercolor Poppies

Hi everyone! Happy first day of May! Our May challenge is live this morning over at Love To Craft Challenge Blog and I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for LTCCB #22 – May Anything Goes! I got out some Rubbernecker stamps and created a card featuring watercolor stamping on photo paper! OMG, these stamps are amazing! Lots of people can watercolor beautifully… but not me… so I rely on these stamps, lol!

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Super fun and easy card. I chose chocolate brown for the card base and layered white and cherry red cardstock panels on it. I die cut some angled stitched border elements on the red panel before adhering them. I stamped the poppies in Spiced Marmalade and Fired Brick distress ink and the stems in Walnut Stain and Espresso Truffle ink on the photo paper, and then cut it with a slightly angled stitched oval die. I affixed the panel to the card front on red foam and added White Gloss Crystal Drops and a tiny red seam ribbon bow.

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I decorated the inside with leftover strips of the red and chocolate brown cardstock, then stamped the adorable Winnie the Pooh quote. I am absolutely smitten with this, lol!

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Dark Chocolate, White and Cherry Red cardstock, Canon Photo Paper
Stamps: Rubbernecker Poppy Bunch stamp set and Stay There Forever sentiment stamp
Ink: Ranger Distress Ink- Spiced Marmalade, Fired Brick, Walnut Stain; Memento Espresso Truffle ink
Dies/Punches: Cottage Cutz Double-Stitched Oval die, Lawn Fawn Stitched Borders dies
Accessories:  White Gloss Crystal Drops, RRR Lipstick Seam Binding, Darice red foam

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up a project with us this month! We can’t wait to see what you’re working on! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

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