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Simon Says Stamp - PLENTIFUL POPPIES Thank You Card



Hello Lovelies! STAMPtember®! gave us TEN Embossing Folders and I did detailed ink blending on a few of them. This is my second attempt and as I did with the Brilliant Coneflower, I wanted the flowers to glow. You will have to let me know if I succeeded.


The Plentiful Poppies Embossing Folder looked like it would be a little more of a challenge to color because it is bursting with flowers, but I promise you it was fun and I have oodles of photos to walk us through it!


Exactly as I said with the Brilliant Coneflower project, "you really have to worry about being precise with this project; we are going for a dreamy effect and a lot of softness, we want our flowers to glow".


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Let's make our Poppies DANCE!

...or at least GLOW LOL



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THANKFUL CARD - Embossing, Detailed Ink-Blending, Foiling and Die-cutting

Card Base: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Embossed Layer: 4 " x 5 1/4"




COLOR PALETTE

We are pairing Pawsitively Saturated yellows with Distress Inks reds! - Lemonade, Sunbeam, Citrine, Sherbet Abandoned Coral, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Aged Mahogany



 


PICTORIAL GUIDE

EMBOSSING AND DETAILED INK-BLENDING


PART 1 - THE BACKGROUND

  • Lemonade with a Large Blending Brush all over

  • Sunbeam with a Large Blending Brush on the top and along the right side

  • Citrine with a Large Blending Brush on the top and along the right side

  • Sherbet with a Large Blending Brush on the top and along the right side



PART 2 - THE FLOWERS

  • Abandoned Coral with a Round Detail Brush on the petals of each flower

  • Barn Door with a Round Detail Brush over most of the petals of each flower

  • Fired Brick with a Round Detail Brush to highlight the petal edges and shadows of each flower

  • Aged Mahogany with a Round Detail Brush to deepen the shadows of each flower


 

SPLATTERING


 

FOILING, DIE-CUTTING AND INK-BLENDING




ASSEMBLY AND EMBELLISHING


 

The layers of color help us achieve that GLOW!



The ombre sentiment with a pop of gold elevates the card.



A few sequins echo the gold in the sentiment and the glow in the background!



Time to give this handmade happiness to one of your besties!


 

I loved taking time with this card and I hope you will too!


Thank you for stopping by and hope that you will be back! Happy Crafting!


 

SUPPLIES:

I listed the products that I have used below. Please note that these are compensated affiliate links, used at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support. All stamps used today were part of my STAMPTEMBER 2023 maker package from Simon Says Stamp. Click on the icons below each product picture to shop with SimonSaysStamp.com.



































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