Sep 24, 2015

Hand Stamped Patterned Floral Paper Card

card 1
 I have been having a ball making my own hand stamped patterned paper this week, as I shared HERE.  I really wanted to break out my Unity stamps and see what I could come up with because I'm super excited about the new Unity blog hop each week on Tuesday night.  I'm so glad that this week's hop was delayed because I  just finished my card and the party just started!
card 2
 I finished Pam Garrison's class, Creative Sketchbook, this week and it helped inspire my process while creating this background paper.  I stamped the flower from the Lean on Me set repeatedly in Versamark ink and embossed it in white.  Then I did a wash of different shades of watercolor, pink, brown, and some yellow.  It was pretty, but I decided to treat the petals as more of a pattern and less of a "flower" and began to color them in with colored pencils randomly.  This was so much fun!!!  I made a lavender paper in a similar design that I will share with you next week maybe.  All in all I made four different backgrounds and look forward to using them.  I used my new MFT doily die and gave it a wash of pink watercolor and sponged the edges in Adirondack Ginger and stamped the sentiment in Memories Chestnut.  I added some pearls, seam binding, and a Prima flower for tops.
card 3
I love this mix of funky, feminine and sketchy!  Weird, huh?!  I'm linking up to the Unity hop HERE and to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday for their No Designer Paper challenge HERE.  Hope you enjoyed seeing this card.  <3


Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card!! Love the background paper you have created!! Lovely!! The flower is very nice..
Moxie Craftie

stefanie stark said...

This is a beautiful card! The colors make me feel happy and the patterns are wonderful! Can't stop looking at this artwork.

Guadalupe Galvis said...

love the card. the colors are beautiful.

Dawn Fields said...

So very lovely!

Janis said...

Oh, this is just lovely! Those soft colors in your wonderful background look fabulous with the gorgeous flowers, delicious bow, and exquisite die cut sentiment panel. Beautiful work.
<3 J

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Cynthia said...

This is lovely, Autumn.

heidiscoll said...

This is such an elegant looking card! Super pretty! :)

Unknown said...

So pretty! Love the ribbon and pearl accent! Sweet sentiment!

ionabunny said...

So pretty. The hand stamped paper is lovely. Hugz

Caryn said...

Absolutely beautiful design - love how you created the floral design.
Thanks for joining in at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

Yenni Natalia said...

Absolutely love the background, it is so soft and pretty and blend together with your flower. so dreamy card

Erum Tasneem said...

beautiful! the background look amazing!

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