Hello again,
For my second post today I have two 3 x 3 cards to share with you,
My mum needed a Get Well card for a family friend and my sister wanted a Thank You card for a lovely lady that is kindly letting her graze her two horses in her paddock, so I made light work of my little job and made two cards with the one card design, again making two of each card.
Now I must confess that these aren’t fabulous as I was in a bit of a hurry towards the end,
But with a small bouquet of spring flowers I’m sure they will look nice enough.

I stated off by heat embossing four of the leaves / branches and four of the flowers onto some Tim Holtz - Distress Watercolour Cardstock using Rangers Super Fine Black Embossing Powder to outline them.

Taking my Aqua Painter I used Pumpkin Pie and added this as a base coat to all of the flowers, I let that dry for a bit and then added a touch of Tangerine Tango to the middle of the petals and dragging it out slightly, been careful not to get it in the centre of the flowers as I was adding Hello Honey to them and it would show through been darker.

With my little flowers all coloured I then moved onto my leaves, I used Mossy Meadow to cover all of them, I let these dry and then came in later with a damp paper towel and very carefully blotted some of the colour out to give the leaves a few highlights.
Next I did a lot of fussy cutting, trimming off the stems from all the flowers as I didn't need them for today’s cards, I ran a Black Sharpie around all the edges of the flowers / leaves, this just gives your finished piece a nice clean edge as it looks like part of the black embossing powder.
I trimmed down two sheets of Trophee Board - White Linen 240 GSM Paper,
This gave me four card bases measuring 3 x 6 inches scored at the 3 Inches mark.
For two of the cards I heat embossed my Get Well sentiment in Rangers Super Fine Black Embossing Powder and on the other two cards I took the Thank You stamp form the Lotus Blossom Sale-A-Bration stamp set and stamped these in Pumpkin Pie.

To put my card together I glued down the leaves / branches to all four card bases, I glued the smaller of the two flowers down on top of the leaves and then popped the larger flowers up on a Foam Dot just to give the cards some dimension. To add a bit of sparkle I added Zig Wink of Stella Clear Glitter to the centres of all the flowers. For my two Thank You cards I stamped the same sentiment in Pumpkin Pie to the bottom right hand corner of the Whisper White Square Envelopes.
Hope you enjoyed both of today’s posts.
Thanks for reading.
Stampin’ up!
Heat Tool
Aqua Painters
Whisper White Square Envelopes
Hello Honey Classic Stampin' Pad
Pumpkin Pie Classic Stampin' Pad
Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin' Pad
Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin' Pad
Tombow MONO - Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Lotus Blossom (Sale-A-Bration) - Clear Stamp Set - RETIRED
Bloom With Hope (Hostess Set) - Clear Stamp Set - RETIRED
Simon Says Stamp

Versamark - Ink Pad
EK Success - Powder Tool Applicator
Tim Holtz - Distress Watercolor Cardstock
We R Memory Keepers - Trim & Score Board
Ranger - Embossing Powder Super Fine Black
Best Creation - Big Circles 3D Foam Tape Dots
ZIG - Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Tip Marker

Trophee Board - White Linen 240 GSM Paper
Rosie's Studio - Sentiments Clear Stamp Set - RETIRED

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