Monday 30 July 2018

And exhale a rainbow

Today’s card featuring a whole stack of stamps from Artist Impressions to create a cottage garden scene.

To make up this card I followed the tut my crafty friend Jenny posted a few weeks back, which you can find here.  You really need to go check out her blog, Jenny does the most amazing cards!

As this is a shaker box card with two interactive elements (it comes flat in an envelope but then opens out plus the shaker part) I am entering it in the current challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.  Over at TGIF they want to see some repeat stamping.  I have lots on this card to create the garden, a row along the bottom of the shaker element, two different kinds in the wheel barrow as well as repeated flowers in the various pots.

The entire card has been water coloured so I’m also linking it up at Simon Say’s Stamp Work ItWednesday challenge.  I think the water colouring really helps to set the scene of an English cottage garden.

Craft Consortium Sequins ~ Wildflower Meadow
Inks & Paints etc
Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolor ~ No 10 White
Tim Holtz Distress Ink ~ Black Soot, Broken China, Bundled Sage, Chipped Sapphire, Forest Moss, Gathered Twigs, Ground Espresso, Hickory Smoke, Milled Lavender, Peeled Paint, Pumice Stone, Shaded Lilac, Spun Sugar, Tattered Rose, Tea Dye & Vintage Photo
Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock ~ Marshmallow
Bazzill Orange Peel Cardstock ~ Baby Blue Medium
Couture Creation ~ Acetate
Fabriano Watercolor Paper ~ 200gsm Hot Pressed
Art Impressions Watercolor ~ 4965 Bench Set, 5018 Cobblestone Set, 5008 Flower Set 3, 4875 Garden Wagon Mini Set & 4869 Small Container Set

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. What an awesome idea for a shaker card. Love all the details, especially the repeat flowers. Thanks for joining TGIFC this week.

  2. Awesome card, love a shaker card, great idea, and thank you for sharing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

    Leanne DT~4C


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