Summer Sunflowers

Another Monday and the prospect of another tough week ahead. I shall shortly be setting off on my travels but before I go I am sharing my DT project for the new challenge over at Crafty Boots Challenges where the theme for the next fortnight is flowers:

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I have used this Stampotique large sunflower stamp quite a lot but not, until now, in traditional sunflower colours. Naturally, I had to team it with a bee.

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The background is Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean distress inks which I’ve swooshed on with a brush and then spritzed with water. I’ve then overstamped using the Ryn seabubbles stamp with white ink and a speckled stamp using more Tumbled Glass. Then I stamped the bee and flowers in black.

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I’ve paper pieced the sunflowers, first stamping on to white card, colouring them with Promarkers, cutting out and applying over the original image on the background. There’s a touch of Vintage Photo Stickles on the centres of the flowers.

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The bee was paper pieced using the same technique with a little glitter added to the wings.

 

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Make sure you buzz over to Crafty Boots Challenges and see what the rest of the DT have been up to and I hope you’ll be able to share your flowery projects with us over the next fortnight.

Thanks for buzzing by and have a great week.

 

 

 


Comments

Summer Sunflowers — 13 Comments

  1. I was definitely bee-coming happy when I saw your card, love your sunflowers (see that’s on my wish list) and the glitter on your bee’s wig is just perfect! 😉

  2. Awesome Mrs Beez. Fabulous background and I really love the way you have used your sunflower and bee stamps.

    Have a good week, don’t let it get you down.

    Dionne xx

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