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Thursday, 8 November 2018

AALL & Create Project #4

Hello Friends

I am back this week with another project for AALL & Create, using Tracy Evans's beautiful large flower stamp #109.

I  needed a quick card for someone who loves her garden, so I  layered up Tracy's gorgeous flower, to give it  the look and feel of a beautiful sunflower.  OK, it was not all that quick but she loved the card so that made it all worthwhile!




This large A4 stamp is available HERE.  One half of this stamp  is large enough to cover the whole of an 8" x 8" card front.


I used one half of the stamp #109 to stamp some of the flowers that would be used for layering. I wanted the background to be fairly simple so that the layered flower would take centre stage.

Here are a few of the steps I took:
1)  I used 13 arts watercolours and watercolour paper for the base, it measures 8" x 8".
2)  I stamped the flower onto the watercolour base
3)  I coloured the flower on the base and the extra flowers
4)  I added seed beads to the centre of the layered flower
5)  I love how Tracy adds wire/thread to her projects and I highlighted the circles with some fine florists wire 
6)  Finally I stamped the words again and added them to the finished card, the card base was layered up onto some black card and then onto a white card base.

Thank you for your visit, I hope to see you again soon.

Hugs, Anne xx

19 comments:

  1. This looks lovely Anne. The large flower looks beautiful layered xx

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  2. Anne this is beautiful, the layered flower is a wonderful idea and so effective. I can imagine an array of these all in different colours.
    Extremely versatile, perfect for Mother's Day and would put a smile on anyone's face who was feeling under the weather!! Inspiring as always.
    Thank you for sharing Hugs Tracey xx

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  3. What a fabulous card Anne! The flower really looks stunning. My stamp set has just arrived so itching to give it a go! Jennie x

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  4. such a beautiful card Anne, love that gorgeous layered flower with the black beads in the centre, hugs kath xxx

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  5. It's a stunning stamp and you used it to perfection here!! I bet the lucky recipient loved it, - a real beauty! That yellow flower just pops of the page bringing some real sunshine on a dull autumnal day....

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  6. Fabulous card, Anne! I love how you've layered up the flower and used the beads at the center of it. What an uplifting card! Sending hugs!

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  7. Gorgeous card Anne, your sunflower is stunning. Adore the colours and your circular twine piece. Fantastic piece. Thanks so much Anne. Tracy ❤️❤️❤️

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  8. So gorgeous Anne! I think this is my fave of these projects so far .. the sunflower is spectacular!! Awesome background and stamping and that amazing flower simply pops off the page!! So stunning!!! hugs xx

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  9. Wow - it's a stunner Anne! The flower looks amazing layered up and those seed beads make for a wonderful centre. Love your colour contrasts and inclusion of wire. Brilliant card!

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  10. Wow, it's so stunning, Anne!! The flower looks amazing!! The seed beads are such a fabulous touch!! And the circular wire is fabulous!! The colors are gorgeous, too!! I love this, my friend!! You've showcased the stamp perfectly!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  11. I love the big yellow flower - it certainly livens up a dull day!! Elaine

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  12. Indeed this was not easy, Annie, even though you do make it seem like it was! It's a truly sunny card, simply perfect for someone who loves gardening and I'm sure it will be cherished!! Hugs, Darnell xxoo

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  13. Oh wow, what a stunning card Anne, love the gorgeous yellow flower that captures your attention immediately. Have a great weekend xxx

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  14. Simply gorgeous, Anne. Lifting Tracy's flower into 3D is a brilliant idea, and that glowing sunflower yellow pops beautifully against the soft greens and strong black text of the rest of the stamp.
    Alison x

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  15. So pretty, Anne! The watercolors are a nice touch :)

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  16. Stunning blossom to brighten my rainy days here! I just love your designs Anne! xoxo

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  17. Absolutely fabulous ! Anne . You really have made the sunflower truly shine . The black seed bead centre add a lovely touch of texture and really help the yellow petals pop . Very Striking .
    Hugs x

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  18. Boy, you are rocking Tracy's stamps Anne - what a wonderful bright layered flower with the seed center - love the loops and lovely green watery background (channeling the green Tracy always uses?!) xx

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  19. You totally rock AALL & Create stamps and this card is an absolute winner! Love the layered flower with the seed bead centre - so striking - such a cool stamp! Beautiful background colours too! Your friend must have loved it. Hugs xxxxxxxx

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