with Angela Kelley

Rubbernecker Thursday- Create a Garden

Rubbernecker Thursday- Create a Garden

Welcome to another Rubbernecker Thursday! Today’s card is all about flowers! I am featuring two clear sets today, Create a garden 2 #3009 and Create a garden 3 #3002. Both of these sets have a lovely selection of different flowers and leaves to build your own beautiful garden scene. # 2 comes with two clay type pots that you can “plant” your scene in, and #3 comes with this wonderful half barrel that I have used on my card today. Each of these sets have their own matching dis set as well!! Pot Garden Die Set #3009D and Barrel Garden Die Set # 3002D. For this card I stamped my flowers in Distress Inks and blended the ink with my water brush, fo a softer water color look, then going back and adding a touch of shadow and depth with more ink and the water brush after they were dry. It is amazing how quick you can achieve such beautiful results with this technique! I started by figuring out where my barrel would be and then stamping a few for the leafy branches for a frame work. My blue flowers were first, then the yellow, red, pink, and last the deep purple. There are a few smaller leafy stamps that I added in between as I went. I also stamped several of the flowers on a separate piece of paper so I could die cut them to ‘pop’ up over the original, for added interest. I ended up fussy cutting the whole flower arrangement out and popping it up over the die cut barrel as well. A few tiny pearls from my stash finish the centers of a few of the flowers and add just a little something special to draw the eye. The background is a lovely script background stamp, Blows and drifts #685. I love the  landscape style of this background. I stamped the background stamp in Distress Oxide inks and misted my paper so the words would look slightly blurred and aged. The sentiment is from Garden Tool Set #3016, I stamped it in a matching ink and cut it into three pieces to fit in the space I had.

I love how this card turned out so much!! Who wouldn’t love receiving a beautiful paper flower arrangement like this?! I would love to hear what you think.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! If you have a few minutes to pop over to the Rubbernecker Inspiration Blog to check out the other design team members beautiful work, you wont be sorry! We also have a brand new challenge up, join in and you could win some fabulous Rubbernecker items of your own!!

Follow the links below to the Rubbernecker site to find any of these product I used today! 🙂

Rubbernecker Products Used:

Create a Garden 2 #3009

Pot Garden Die Set #3009D

Create a Garden 3 #3002

Barrel Garden Die Set #3002D

Garden Tool Set #3016

Blows and Drifts #685

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