Friday, August 4, 2017

Background Stamping.....

Hello dear friends: Today I want to share with you a card I created for THE FLOWER CHALLENGE's new challenge which is "BACKGROUND STAMPING", I hope it inspires you to join my teammates and me in our gallery.  Please stop by their blogs and check out their amazing creations.

I must confess creating this card was a bit hard for me.  Those of you who've known me for a while know I'm not a fan of pattern papers, not because they are not beautiful, which they are but, because I just don't ever know how to mix and match or combine them on my cards with the images I stamp and color so, for me to cover a panel with repetitive images was truly a challenge.  
But that is what challenges are for, to urge you to step out of your comfort zone and figure something out. This card is it, hope you like it.
I used 3 different Power Poppy sets on this card, the Springtime Love, the Countryside Bouquet Delux, and the Dynamic Duos: Foxglove and Ranunculus for the sentiment on the inside.
I stamped the images on a piece of lilac cardstock with Stazon black ink and then, I colored all the images with my Prismacolor pencils.
Here is the picture of the finished inside of my card.

This challenge will run until August 25th. so you have plenty of time to get creative and join us in our gallery.  For more inspiration, hop over the challenge and check out my teammates awesome creations, you'll be glad you did.
Please remember to check out our rules, they are few but important and don't forget to add our Challenge Banner to your post when you upload your card to the gallery.

Thank you for stopping by, I always read every single comment you so kindly leave on my posts, I want you to know I appreciate them more than words can express.
Until next time, happy stamping.
Hugs from Maria.


Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

This is such a pretty botanical card! Reminds me about my summers in Germany as a kid, when we would alwyas pick wildflowers

Ruth said...

Maria! Maria! This is gorgeous. I encourage you to get your patterned papers out and give them a go again. This is a beautiful card and so perfectly coloured. As always I love your nod to the inside of the card. Sending loads of love your way xxxxxx

Aileen said...

Ohh Maria what a stunning card, it makes me think of a page in a Botanical book, so elegant and pretty. Love the flowers you have used and your colouring. I hope everything is going okay there and my thoughts are with you, big hugs aileen.

Mary Fish said...

Beautiful decision on the mix and layout of the flowers!

Sonny P. said...

Pretty ! Even though you claim to have a problem w/ dsp ....I think you did a wonderful job with this card !

Viv said...

Another gorgeous card here Maria! just love your delicate pretty flowers and stamping.Makes for such a beautiful card mf.Thinking of you and sending loads of hugs your way too ;) big hugs Viv xx

TaeEun said...

You've created a beautiful floral background, Maria!!! Love the delicate images and your delightful coloring! Hope you're doing well! Sending hugs!