Monday, 26 March 2018

Shades of Autumn...

Happy Monday,

Ive been meaning to share this card for a couple of weeks but the weather didn't seem appropriate!  At the workshop yesterday I happened to mention that the weather here in the Uk was like Spring in autumn, a perfect cue for this card!



The main element for this card is the gerbera daisy stamp and matching die set.  I was talking to a friend last night and she mentioned that a few people had said they thought the Gerbera daisy die was a background So i thought I would share this card to show how the die and stamp work together as well as filming a video on them later today which I will pots as soon as possible.

I stamped the single stamp which has all six flowers ion it then cut it out with the matching die which gives me 6 flowers.  I then shaded the flowers using yellow and orange Izink pigment ink pads and shaped them using a ball tool.  I added clear glue in the centres and added clear microbeads to make give a more realistic look.




I cut the cork using the outline die from the gerbera panel die and matted these on gold before adding to the card.  I wrapped a frayed strip of hessian down one side and arranged the gerbera leaves, cut in Krfat card, some bits form the hessian and the flowers on top.


Enjoy...

32 comments:

  1. Hi John
    What a beautiful bright start to the week.I love this card.
    Jan

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  2. Morning John, a gorgeous card.
    Nancyd xx

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  3. Hi John.
    Thank you a beautiful card so pretty.
    Take care and keep warm winter is back, Kitty.

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  4. Hello John, a lovely summery and bright card, let's hope it chases the cold weather away so we can start enjoying spring. Have a good day everyone. Bx

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  5. Gorgeous card John, nice and cheerful.
    Joycex

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  6. Morning John, a great card today, really does remind me that spring is just around the corner.....well I hope it is anyway.


    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  7. A beautiful card It shows how versatile this stamp and die set is I immediately thought of sunflowers! I look forward to seeing your tutorial

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  8. Great work on this beautiful card John , i love all the textures .
    Elaine H X

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  9. Gorgeous card, John

    Anne (Northampton)

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  10. I like card a lot. It is so bright and cheerful.. reminding us of Summer
    Thank you for the reminder
    X

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  11. I like card a lot. It is so bright and cheerful.. reminding us of Summer
    Thank you for the reminder
    X

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  12. Morning John,
    Gorgeous card., love the design.
    Lydia
    x

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  13. Hi John
    Lovely card, your Gerbera die is great, the flowers just fall out of the die, brilliant. Got mine last week and cut tons of flowers with it but guess what forgot about cutting yellow ones!! They make beautiful sunflowers so that's my next project.

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  14. This card is beautiful John the flowers are the vocal point and they are stunning this die makes beautiful sunflowers my favourite flower
    Thank you
    Love June Horrocks xxxxxx

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  15. Good morning John lovely cheerful card I like the combination of cork & hessian with the yellow gerberas

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  16. Beautiful card John and a lovely way to use the flowers.
    Love Valx

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  17. Gorgeous card John. Thank you for sharing this. I have all the ingredients apart from the micro beads. Will have to think of something else for that. As soon as I have some spare time I will make my version. Need to make a Golden Wedding card which is my priority at the moment. Have a good day. Take carexxx

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  18. Lovely card John!
    I especially love the layout xx

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  19. Hello John,
    A beautiful card to match the lovely Spring weather today! I have been cutting out all the Gerbera flowers I have for something I have to do! It’s a brilliant idea having so many different sizes. Love what you have made for today’s card.
    Thanks for the inspiration and the tools !
    Love Myra x

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  20. Hi John
    Love today's card, the gerberas look great against the hessian and cork don't they. Thank you for the reminder of sunshine, it's a better day here today but I think it's the only good day of the week.
    Love Diane x

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  21. Hi John. What a lovely bunch of flowers. Not too sure about the cork though as it reminds me of the floor in our kitchen and bathroom when I was a child - sorry.

    Lisbeth

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  22. Hello John,
    Love today's card, the Gerberas are gorgeous.
    love Maureen x

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  23. Hi John this is a stunning card those gerberas look gorgeous in yellow. I love using the stamps and dies together you can make so many flowers so quickly. Enjoy the rest of your day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  24. Great card John, so different like the use of the Cork Panels with the Gerbera Flowers.
    Wendyx

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  25. Hi John, Lovely card today,very different.Just love the gerberas though.Have a good day,stay healthy and happy
    Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  26. Love this John, Autumn is my favourite season and I love the natural and rustic look of your card. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  27. Wow John I love this card. I also love the Gerbera Die & stamps set which I have just purchased love love them too.
    Hug's Lynda xx

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  28. Love the card John. Certainly lots of different textures included.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  29. Marie P from Longridge27 March 2018 at 10:46

    Another beautiful Gerbera card John. The stamp and die sets are very versatile arn't they?
    Greetings to all.
    Marie P.

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  30. This is a lovely card with so much texture and interest. Loving the Gerbera daisies as sunflowers. I have made several birthday cards using my set. I love that I get 6 flowers in one go.
    Thank you, John,
    Stephanie K
    SC/USA

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