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Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Brown and Green Oriental Dragonfly

A few years ago I found out from my aunt that my grandfather was quite ill and so I wrote a Get Well card for him. But, before I could get it in the post, he passed away, and I think I've probably still got that card somewhere.

So, as a result, I detest making Get Well Soon cards.

I found out yesterday that an elderly friend of my husband's family is ill in hospital so I've decided to make a Thinking of You card for her instead.

I used a few of the stamps from the Non Sequitur Oriental Collage Elements and Dragonflies set. The dragonfly was stamped and embossed using the Heat It Up! Enchanted Gold powder, and watercoloured using the Whispers Brushstrokes markers.

The leaf branch and quote were stamped using the Whispers Caramel Delight, and a light brown colour wash was given to the rest of the panel.

I layered up a couple of Prima flowers and added a crystal gem to the centre and added to the stamped panel, then matted it on pearlescent copper paper.

The green patterned paper is from the Papermania Oriental Spice pad, also matted on pearlescent copper paper.

1 comment:

a message from gillyflower said...

wow this is gorgeous just love it

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