Nov 9, 2015

Distressed, Stitched, and Faux Cross Stitched

How about some flowers today?  These gorgeous Power Poppy Camellias are about as far from the current season as you can get, but after doing quite a few fall and Christmas cards I get to longing for my flowers.


I did some distressing, some machine stitching, and some faux cross stitching.  Guess you know I love to stitch.  The Memory Box Cross Stitched Frame Borders have become a real go-to die set for me.  When I cut the cross stitched layer I centered it on a 4” x 5 1/4” panel.  It left a plain narrow frame which I decided to use on the card with the rest of the layers set into it.  I really wanted to use one of my new Paper Smooches Hello Words, too.  I’ve been feeling I “needed” more word dies and “hello” seemed like a good place to start.


The Camellias are one of Power Poppy’s digital stamps.  I printed on X-Press It Blending Card and colored with Copic markers.  Added a few dots of Stickles glitter around the flowers.  I shadowed the “hello” with pink and applied one coat of Diamond Glaze to the word.  These are the markers I used for coloring:


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Thanks for stopping in, and have a fabulous week!

--- Leslie ---

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