Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May All Your Weeds be Flowers Easel Card


For my "Anything Goes" project this month I made an easel card using Mother's Day Daisy and Spring Sentiment Set.

Mothers day Daisy                                                          Spring sentiments set

                                                                              
CARD RECIPE

All DD stamps used: "Mother's Day Daisy" and " Spring Sentiment Set."

Cardstock & papers: Prints from "Uptown Flair" by The Paper 
Studio, cardstock by Recollections

Markers: Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers

Acc./ Embellishments: SVG card design by My Scrap Chick, three 1 1/2 inch paper flowers by Martha Stewart, six 7/8 inch paper flowers by Craft Smart, various sizes of black pearls

Special Technique: 


The card for my easel is "Frills Circle Easel Card" from My Scrap Chick. I made the bottom layer 6 inches and the top layer 5 inches. This allows a little of the bottom layer to show around the lower half of the top layer. 


The Mother's Day Daisy image was printed at 3 1/4 inches and the sentiment is 2 by 1 1/4 inches.


I scattered seven flowers across the left side of the card and two on the right. Using the various sized black pearls, I made a swirl on each side of the sentiment and added four pearls to the sentiment.



Color Palette 

Skin: FS2, 4, 6, TN2, BP1
Hair: TN1,2, GB1, 6, 7, 9
Hat/ Skirt: CG1, 2, DG3
Shirt/ Flowers: MG1,2,3, BP1
Leaves/ Stems: Holly , Grass from Colorista 

I love how bright and cheerful this card is. I hope you like it as well. I'd love to hear from you, so feel free to leave a comment. 
May All Your Weeds Be Flowers!






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