Spring Blossom Card

Hi everyone,

I hope you have all had a great weekend and have lots of lovely things planned for this week.

I wanted to join in the We Love Stamping challenge this month. The theme is anything goes with the option to add stenciling.

I’ve been itching to use this stamp since I bought in December. So I thought I would have a play and make a card for the challenge. I’ve not made a card in ages and it was a bit hit and miss.

Credits for stamps used: Kokeshi Doll and Scrip – Paperartsy Jofy. Leaf Flourish – Elusive Images.

I used some different floral stencils on the background and then stamped and embossed the leaf flourishes and stamped the wording. I stamped the little Kokeshi Doll onto a separate card, coloured it with ink and attached it with foam tabs. I added some dots and splatters and then wished I hadn’t …but hey! Its for fun.

Well that’s all from me today. I’m off for a cuppa.

Take care,

Flo x

16 thoughts on “Spring Blossom Card

  1. Your background is simply fabulous and I like your white dots and tiny splatters. I think they are a great finishing touch. Your Kokeshi doll looks fabulous, she brings serenity and clam to your creation. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at we love stamping and for using the stencilling option xx

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  2. Hi Flo, I love the little doll, she’s so sweet beautifully coloured too, you’ve set her in a lovely scene with the gorgeous vines, love it all.
    Hope life’s treating you well, Kate 💖

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    1. Thank you so much Kate. All good! I will be over in a while for a catch up. I see from my email box you have been busy 🙂 Take care, hugs Flo x

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  3. Hi Flo!! How are you? Your card is absolutely adorable!! The doll is just perfect on that beautiful stencilled/stamped background and I personally love the white dots on her hair and dress! Thanks so much for joining us at We Love Stamping challenge!

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  4. Where is the hit and miss ?????? It’s brilliant I really love your doll she is resplendent amidst the fabulous background. What don’t you like about the splatters? I think its adds dimension and I just adore the colour of her kimono. You should make more cards most definitely.

    Yours as always PF

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    1. No, I thought the pink dots which were supposed to pick up the flowers looked a bit wishy washy. It is a great stamp. I only send 4 cards a year!! LOL!

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