Friday, 23 June 2017

Flowers are happys on sticks

Hello and Welcome. It's that time again over at That's Crafty. Yes it's challenge time, and the theme for this challenge is Keep it Simple. Here is my DT inspiration and you can see it here along with all the other fab creations from the rest of our amazing design team.

Here's what I used...

Smooth white card stock...PaperArtsy.
Rubber Dance stamp set....Textured Flowers.
PaperArtsy stamp set...ZA08.
Brusho...Emerald Green.
Crafters Companion pencils...Colour blend.
Versafine Ink pad...Onyx black.
Burlap Paper...Burlap Paper Stack from DCWV. You could use anything here such as lace or material.
Tim Holtz Stamp Platform.
Pinflair glue gel.
Cosmic Shimmer glue.
Glue Gun.
Cocktail sticks.
Spray bottle.

Here's what I did...

I cut a piece of smooth white card stock measuring 7 x 6.5 inches. I misted some water onto the middle of the card and sprinkled on the brusho and left it to do it's thing. I took the textured flowers stamp plate and stamped the flowers and leaves onto smooth white card stock. I coloured all the elements with pencils. I cut all my pieces out and and shaped them using a ball tool and foam mat. I used a hot glue gun to stick the flowers onto the cocktail sticks. I used glue gel to adhere my flowers to my card and then, using glue gel I placed all the leaves. I then used cosmic shimmer glue to adhere the piece of burlap, covering the bottom of the sticks. I took the words from the PaperArtsy stamp set and masking off the stamp as I went, inked parts of the stamp to enable me to break up the wording as there was not enough room on the card to stamp all the wording in one place. I often do this with word stamps as I like the look. I do hope you like it and that it may have given you some inspiration. So why not have a go and join in the fun. You could be in with a chance of winning a prize. Pop over and take a look at the challenge rules here where you can see what you need to do to enter. Good luck and thank you for stopping by. Have a great weekend.

Much love, Bev. xxx


  1. Such a beautiful card Bev, you're very clever you know :)
    Donna xx

    1. Aw thank you lovely, I'm glad you like it. Couldn't be achieved without great stamps. You are the clever one. Hugs back. xxx

  2. Love the beautiful flowers on sticks Bev, a very creative idea and also love the addition of the hessian.
    Fliss xx

  3. Ohh, wow! Love your card, Bev! Beautiful!!! The sticks for stems is such a clever idea.
    Thank you so much for using our stamps for your gorgeous card! xx

    1. Oh wow, thank you so much Bibi. I am so glad you it. I'm feeling quite honoured that you've dropped by and left such a lovely comment. I love this set I have to say. Enjoy your weekend lovely. Much love. Bev. x

  4. Those Rubber Dance Textured Flower Stamps just got even more gorgeous!! This is magnificent Bev, beautiful use of colour and love the addition of the hessian strip!! Super Duper..
    Hugs Tracey

    1. Ah thank you Tracey, you are so kind. Have a great weekend lovely. Much love, Bev. x

  5. Oh wow!!! I love this idea. You've coloured our Textured Flowers so so beautiful. Great work Bev!!! xx Susanne

    1. Ah thank you so much Susanne, really appreciate you dropping by with such kind words. xxx

  6. Brilliant Bev! Wonderful idea and love the colours xx

  7. Beautiful Bev! Love the touch of texture
    Amanda x


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