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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The sun is shining - Happy Spring!

Following the snow storms last Thursday we have had a lovely few days of warm weather but they ended last night with thunder storms and its back to being seasonally cooler.

So my post today is showing summer flowers aren't far away. Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps have some great banner sets and I have used one set today for my flower "petals"


I used 6 different orange and yellow shades of ink to stamp out one of the banner stamps from the Spring Easter Banner set numerous times and then hand cut them all out - I do need to invest in the coordinating dies!!. I then Stenciled some yellow card and pale yellow design paper using one of the orange inks. The yellow card was die cut into a circle and stamped with Happy Spring sentiment from the same set of stamps. I glued the banners at various lengths around the circle making a sunflower.  
I matted an 8x8 inch card base with the same yellow card and the stenciled design paper before fixing my sunflower in place. 
The points of the banners were folded to raise them from the card giving dimension. A few coordinating enamel dots completed the card.

Thank you for stopping by, you can find more inspiration from me and my teamies on the Prickley Pear blog and their Facebook page.


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