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Nature’s Prints

One of my favourite stamp sets from the new catalogue is Nature’s Prints and I’ve used it today to create a card for this week’s Global Design Project Challenge #gdp344 we are casing the designer Charlet Mallett.

My card uses the same Scalloped rectangle, I cut it from the new Tahitian Tide cardstock and then used a blender brush to darken the outside edges with Starry Sky ink.

I've used the large leaf and the fern and stamped a few times off the edge, again in Starry Sky. Once stamped I tried something new for me and was delighted with the result. I used a water painter and a little Craft White ink to add highlights to the leaves. I started with the ink watered down but not too wet and then added more ink with less water for a stronger white finish.

I'm so pleased with how it turned out and didn't want to cover up too much of the image so chose a small sentiment (Happiness Abounds) heat embossed in white and then simply mounted the scalloped layer onto a white card base.

If you are interested in purchasing any of the items used here, you will find product links below. Please use this months host code and if your order is over £30 you will get a hand made thank you card and small gift from me.

Thanks for looking,

Katie x


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