Sunday, 1 December 2013

Betsys Blossoms FMS114



I have taken a break from making Christmas Cards to play along with a sketch at Freshly Made Sketches. It's a great sketch by Linda S. and I could easily have used it to make a Christmas card, but just to ring the changes, I've pulled out Betsy's Blossoms and used the colours I have on the table for the Christmas card, and the very same "Thumping" Technique.
I have stamped the large blossom onto Very Vanilla. I'm a bit disappointed that it looks so 'white' next to the Etcetera Designer Patterned Paper. I would probably have preferred to use a fresher-looking DSP. Don't get me wrong, I DO love the Etcetera DSP, but it is a little bit vintage looking, perhaps.

Here is a sneak peek at my Christmas card!

Ingredients for Betsy's Blossoms Card

Card: Very Vanilla, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay
Stamps: Betsy's Blossom, Express Yourself
Embossing Folder: Pretty Print (132175)
Framelits: Bitty Banners, Circle Thinlet Flip Card


Betsy's Blossoms stamp set
Betsy's Blossoms (131955)

FMS114


Back to more crafting now,
thanks for dropping by
Rachel




2 comments:

  1. I love the colours you've used Rachel and the thumping technique really adds to your flower! Thanks for joining us with this pretty card at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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  2. That bloom looks lovely against the embossed background. And what cheerful colors! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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It is lovely to receive your positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Rachel