Sunday, January 9, 2011

Flower Cards

Happy Sunday! We're off to church soon, but I wanted to post some more cards first!

These cards are inspired by the new Hero Arts 2011 Catalog, which is full of beautiful flowers. I just love this new flower stamp and it even comes in more than one size.

To make the flowers, just stamp the images on the watercolor paper, emboss with clear embossing powder, and color with distress inks (as much color as you can get on them). Next spray them a few times with Perfect Pearls Mist and let them dry before you cut them out. Perfectly shiny results!

Here is a close-up of the flower ( a little less shine on an angle):

Another card in purple:

Here is a close-up of the purple flower:

Stamps: Hero Arts (CL380, CL496, S5507)
Inks: ColorBox (Frost White); Ranger (Distress Inks: Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint, Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade, Dusty Concord, Black Soot); Tsukineko (VersaMark)
Papers: Canson (Watercolor Paper); The Paper Company (Kraft)
Other: Spellbinders (Labels 15); Ranger (Perfect Pearls Mists: Perfect Pearl); American Crafts (Clear Embossing Powder); Hero Arts (Gemstones)
Thanks for visiting! Comments are appreciated!



Lin said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Joy! Is this a taste of what's coming this week? :)

joy said...

So, so pretty!

CinnamonSally said...

Love all the new flower stamps Joy, can't wait to get my hands on some. These cards have inspired me they are really pretty, (think I'll need the background stamp too)lol

Tracey said...

LOVE this little pearly gems!!!! I can't wait to get that background stamp....thanks for the inspiration!!!!

Virginia L. said...

Gorgeous cards, Joy! Congrats on the HA tweet! YAY!

Dawn T said...

Awesome Joy. You really can see the shimmery shine.

Alice said...

very pretty colors on the flower, Joy! beautiful cards!

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