Monday, 22 February 2016

Layered Hobby Art Card

Good morning, Kirsten here. Hope you all had a lovely weekend. This is a scheduled post, as Lisa & I are the CHSI trade show at the NEC in Birmingham. 

For today's card, I used:

This is the second version of this card. After finishing the first one, I decided I didn't like it, so I took it apart, cutting off the poppy heads, the textured stencilling & the sentiment & matting them on to black card.

I began the background by stamping the text stamp from the Poppy Heads set & the hessian stamp from the Textures set with a permanent grey ink, making sure to get partial images only by not covering the stamps with ink. Then I began applying Fresh Lime, Cut Grass & lemon Zest Dylusions with baby wipes, knocking back some of the colour with White Linen Dylusions.........

I have no photos of the next step, but it was just stamping more of the Texture stamps with permanent green & purple inks & splatters of white gesso, mixed with water............

I painted scraps of white Super Smooth card with Grape Crush & Squeezed Orange Dylusions, stamped the poppies with black ink, added shading with London Blue & Postbox Red, cut out the flowers & added the hand-drawn leaves & stems with a permanent black pen............

The finished card again..............

 Poppy Heads   Textures    Cut Grass   Fresh Lime    Lemon Zest    London Blue    Postbox Red    Squeezed Orange  White Linen   Honeycomb Graceful Birthday   Dimension Paste - Glossy White

That's it from me for this week. I'll be back next Monday with my final Hobby Art cards for this month. Have a great week.



  1. Stunning, the poppies really pop and love the idea of cutting out the honeycomb, never dreamed of doing that xxx

  2. Such a lovely mixed media card! Hope you are enjoying the show (as well as working hard!)

  3. Love this Kirsten. You have such a clever way with colour and texture. Worth the effort xx Fab for spring xx

  4. Love, love, love this card honey, right up my street.... beautiful and clever xx


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