Honey, honey

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The challenge at Sunday Stampers this week is to use embossing powders. Here’s my first go:

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As you know, I am thoroughly enjoying playing with distress inks to make backgrounds so here was the perfect excuse to do just that. Having learned from previous mistakes, I stamped and heat embossed first, onto white card using one of my ever growing collection of bee stamps – this one is from Chocolate Baroque.

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I stamped some flowers ( stamps by Sheena Douglass) on to Japanese rice paper using black Archival ink and then used the same distress inks, plus some Ripe Persimmon, to colour the flowers.

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The main image has been layered onto black card and then onto a square white card. The finishing touch was to add a chit-chat sticker.

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Comments

Honey, honey — 2 Comments

  1. oooh love this Lisette, the flowers are stunning and I loves the beehive… Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x P
    PS… get your Melt Pot out and have a play!! You will have fun!!! Promise x

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