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Sunday, 17 July 2011

Gingham Sunflowers


This is an image I have had stamped in my bits box for some time. As I have been tidying up my craft room I thought I had better start to use up some of the items I had already started.

I saw that the  Promarkers challenge this weekend was for a card using gingham so thought I'd enter this card.

It's a very simple card This is what I used.

Moss and Marsh Green Promarkers for the leaves.
I used the new fine tip to enhance the veins on the leaves and found they worked very well for this task.

The flowers were coloured with Gold and Apricot Promarkers  with
 Burnt Sienna and Apricot for the centres.

The image is backed, first onto a piece of green gingham card and then with a flower border square made with a Martha Stewart round the page punch - a small green gingham bow from my stash was added in the corner - and that's it.

Sorry but I can't remember where the stamp came from - if anyone recognises it I'd love to know!

I love sunflowers, they are one of my favourite flowers and I remember growing them when I was a little girl. They seemed to be enormous then but I don't expect they were - it was me who was smaller back then .............
in every way. lol

Hope you like this effort.

11 comments:

Tracy said...

Beautiful card Yvonne, thanks for joining us this week at PfP, good luck.
Hugs Tracy. x

CraftyLoops said...

Gorgeous card. I love sunflowers and the gingham is a lovely touch. Lee xx

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow love the card ... sunflowers always make me smile they are such happy flowers ... well done and happy crafting love sandy xx

Wendy said...

Super card,lovely image,love the gingham.
Wendy xx

sue said...

lovely card,coloured beautifuly. sue xx

sparklingblackrose said...

Gorgeous Yvonne :-) Elaine-xxx-

Michele said...

Such a wonderful card Yvonne. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

coops said...

gorgeous card yvonne.i love the sunflowers and fab gingham paper :D

xx coops xx

Lee said...

Beautiful.x

Wishcraft said...

A lovely fresh card, great image. Thanks for joining us at PFP :o) Lisa x

Judi said...

Lovely card Yvonne - simple but VERY effective!

Judi xx