Saturday, July 2, 2016

Penned and Painted Pretties

So happy to finally be using this set of flowers and beautiful colors.  Plus, I just love the cute little ladybug.  You'll notice there are two of them... I only planned on one though.

Like I always tell my stampers, "there are no mistakes in stamping, only opportunities for embellishment".  So tonight I embellished!  Do you see the little ladybug that's flying away?  Well, just between us, I managed to stamp the little bug there by dropping the stamp.  Well, now, I couldn't just have a ladybug in the air without wings, so I stamped another one on a piece of scrap and carefully cut out just the body, then cut it in half to be wings.  Ta da!

Now, on to the details:

Base - Whisper White Thick - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Sweet Sugarplum - 5 1/4" x 4"
Whisper White Cardstock - 5" x 3 3/4"

Ink:  Memento Black, Peekaboo Peach, Sweet Sugarplum, Pear Pizzazz, Real Red

In stamping "behind" the flowers to place the stems and leaves, I stamped and fussy cut the large flower on a post-it note and covered up the flower so I could stamp the leaves.

Thank you for looking in today.  Happy Saturday!  ~ Donna

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  1. Well done on the stamping of the flowers. I thought the lady bug flying was so fun and then I read what you did! Amazing and well done! Fun colors.

    Chris R. from Iowa

    1. Thank you Chris. You just never know where inspiration will strike, even if it comes when searching for a way to cover up an "oops" LOL


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