Friday, 20 February 2015

Lavinia Stamps Poppy Pods

*This post is part of the February promotion fortnight. Remember to leave a comment to be entered in the giveaway.*

Happy Friday, I hope you've all had a good week. For today's card I chose to use the Lavinia Stamps Poppy Pods duo against a splodgy background..............

I swiped three Adirondack ink pads onto my blending mat; Sunset Orange, Pool & Raspberry & spritzed them & a piece of watercolour card liberally with water...............

Usually, I would tape the watercolour card to my craft sheet so that it wouldn't buckle from all the moisture, but this time I wanted the inks to run into each other, so no taping was required. I picked up lots of each ink with a paintbrush & applied them to the card...........

I used a piece of paper towel to soak up ink from any areas that were too dark & set the card aside to dry.............  

When it was dry I used a grey ink from my stash through the TCW Chickenwire Reversed stencil onto a few areas & stamped the poppy pods with Onyx Black Versafine ink & heat set with WOW Clear Gloss embossing powder. The Field Grass stamp by Lavinia Stamps was stamped with embossing ink & heat set with WOW Bright White EP.
I added the Hobby Art sentiment & a few adhesive pearls to finish.........

Poppy Pods   Field Grass TCW Mini Chickenwire Reversed   Anna's Collection - Just For You Adirondack Brights Pool  Adirondack Brights Raspberry     2 Ink Blending Mats  Gold Line Artist Brush  VersaFine Ink pad - Onyx Black   WL01 Bright White 160ml   WA01 Clear Gloss 160ml

That's it for today, thanks for looking. I'll be back on Sunday with the final promotion post. Please ensure you've left a comment on ALL of the promotion posts if you would like to be included in the giveaway.



  1. Another fab background. Matting on black really makes the Poppy Pods stand out. xx

  2. Another beautiful inky creation. The more I see of the DT inspirations the longer my wish list gets! Thanks for hop and awesome inspirations Karen x

  3. I love the background and the way the colours mix together. That grass stamp is really fine but stamps wonderfully crisp and looks great in white. Thank you, Jan

  4. That background looks so easy to make and yet so effective! The stamp shows up really well against these bright colours.

  5. A really stunning background. Love the colour mix

  6. Love the bright colours in this card Kirsten. x Gill

  7. Love this background, another on my list to do, thanks..x

  8. Another lovely card. Wonderful techniques.


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