Thursday, 8 December 2016

Merry Poinsettias

Hi there everyone !

It's Lydia here with you today and I'm doing a little mixing of companies.

I have used Mama Elephant 'Poinsettias' and mixed it with Wplus9 'Be Merry', although these two sets are a very different style I do feel choosing the right images to work with from each set worked out well. 

I started by stamping two of the small poinsettias and a mixture of leaves from the Mama Elephant set in a light ink. I coloured the images almost like a no-line colouring effect and then stamped over the images again and embossed in gold. I did the embossing after the colouring so I wouldn't stain the gold with my alcohol markers. I then cut these images out with the coordinating die set.

I then took the Wplus9 set and stamped the banner and sentiment within it and embossed in red. When cooled I went over it with a gold ink pad, just to tie in with the gold on the flowers, and then cut with it's coordinating die. 

Before adding the flowers, leaves and banner into place I stamped some of the small branches from 'Be Merry' in gold to where the flowers would be to create a kind on spray.

Thanks so much for stopping by and I do hope you enjoyed my card for today!

Hugs, Lydia x


  1. What a beautiful card Lydia! The red embossing on gold looks very effective.

  2. Absolutely beautiful Lydia!
    Love Marg

  3. I really love this. The poinsettias are beautiful, such rich warm colours, and the banner sentiment over the top complements them perfectly. Gorgeous!


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