Welcome to my crafty blog and another card for a friend who’s going through a difficult time with their health at the moment. I’ve gone with Claritystamp’s ‘funky foliage’ die for the centrepiece on this one, picking up on the themes from a couple of challenges. Festive Friday are marking International Dance Day – there aren’t any dancers on my card, but I’ve taken blue, pink, patterned paper & die cuts from their Inspo List. I’ve also incorporated the central column of florals, patterned paper & die cuts from TicTacToe‘s grid.
I started with a piece of Clarity’s Antarctica designer paper and cut the largest of their ‘square doodle aperture frame-it’ dies around the edge. I mounted the paper onto a layer of navy card and attached the whole piece to a 7×7 card blank.
I stamped the ‘wishing you well’ corner sentiment into each of the corners in ‘cobalt’ Archival ink, masking off the Celtic knot at the end of the sentiment each time. I should have done this before attaching the paper to the card, but got away with it! I popped ‘Stick It’ adhesive layer onto the back of a square of the navy card, due cut the ‘funky foliage’ into it and then stuck it in the centre of the card front.
I had originally intended to finish it there, but felt the image needed something more so highlighted the flowers and leaves with Pergaliner pencils in pink and blue.
I really like this image (I’ve got it in stamp form as well) – it always makes me think of the beautiful designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.