Thursday, 9 February 2012

Busy Bee

This is my latest DT card for Creative Expressions using the lovely Eco Green Garden Chic stamp set.


I edged a white card blank with forrest moss Distress ink, then I coloured two pieces of card with an old paper Distress ink pad directly to the card. I used peeled paint, forrest moss and shabby shutters Distress stain dabbed onto the background stamp to give the background images a watercolour look. I stamped the lovely little bee and then distressed the edges of the cards and attached them to the card blank and then added a strip of hessian and ribbon. For the small image at the bottom I splatted some shabby shutters Distress Stain onto a piece of white card and stamped the image. I distressed the edges and attached it to the card.
I just remembered that I coloured all the distressed edges with frayed burlap Distress ink.

19 comments:

  1. Lovely card Hazel, love the colour palette. Tracy x

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  2. Love the hessian, Hazel - gave a load of that away when I closed the shop and would love a bit now, he, he. Can't hoard everything. Really must get this stamp set out today and play a bit x

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  3. This is so beautiful! I love the watercolour effect on it Hazel! xox

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  4. Oh wow Hazel, this is absolutely stunning.

    I love what you're creating with these Creative Expressions products.

    Sam xxx

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  5. stunning project Hazel. Really love the watercolour effect.
    Regards Florence x

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  6. I love this very natural card and it's green and brown hues - it looks lovely and works really well. The hessian is a nice touch x

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  7. Beautiful painterly (is there such a word?) feel, almost dreamlike and ethereal.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  8. My goodness Hazel, this is absolutely stunning! I love the hessian behind the ribbon and the watercoloured look is beautiful.

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  9. Fabulous! I love all those murky greens.

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  10. This is gorgeous, Hazel! Love the burlap behind the ribbon! Such a natural feeling! Happy Friday!

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  11. Great watercolour look - fab stuff!

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  12. Great card Hazel...nothing like mine...what were you thinking....so much better than mine...love it!
    sue

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  13. this is lovely! glad you joined gingersnap creations list serve! xo

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  14. Stunning card Hazel, There is no other word for it. Love the colours you have used and the effect you have obtained is beautiful.
    Hugs, Neet xx

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  15. Wow, that is GORGEOUS! So glad to find you through the Gingersnaps list. Welcome to the group!

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  16. This is lovely Hazel. I like how you've used the stains with the stamps, the effect is beautiful. Maria x

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