Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Lotus Flowers

 I used the beautiful new Lotus Frame die from Simon Says Stamp's latest Blossoms and Butterflies release and made a couple cards to share with you today...
 The first one, I die cut three frames, adhered them together and then adhered them to a watercolor panel that I stamped, clear embossed and watercolor painted.  I used the new Sketchy Lines background stamp, stamping with versamark and clear embossed.  I added some Tonic Jewel drops to give some extra pretty to the lovely lotus flowers.  Here's a close up...
The second one, I filled in the flowers with non other than paint chips. 
I used three shades of pink  paint chips.  The pics I saw of some lotus flowers showed some with darker tips at the ends of the flower petals, so I used the darkest pink at the tips where I could.  I stamped a "happy birthday" on vellum and white embossed.  I adhered it around the frame, then adhered to a card panel that I had simply stamped the very pretty new Floral Mix background stamp with versa mark and let dry.  Here's a close up...
I love this frame, and although I love them all, this frame is probably my favorite of all the framed flowers in this new release!  Such great fun!!
Thanks for visiting me today!! Hugs!! Lisa

6 comments:

  1. Wow, they are both so beautiful and inspiring! Love so much the sweet background of the first card and such amazing lotus frame!

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  2. Gorgeous creations, Lisa!

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  3. Double WOW!! They are both very beautiful. Love the two different looks with the Lotus Frame.

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  4. I have a picture in my head of you over at Home Depot picking out paint chips. The conversation behind the counter: "I wish she'd make up her mind and buy some paint already, she's been looking at chips for years." I have often oohed and ahhed over your paint chip shading! Both of your cards are wonderful! The die cut looks so different, but beautiful on both cards!

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  5. Beautiful cards! Love the flower frame & your gorgeous backgrounds! I have a couple shoeboxes full of paint chips & you always inspire me to use them!

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  6. Awesome cards Lisa!

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I so appreciate your comments...thank for taking the time to write:)!! Hugs!! Lisa