Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Just Saying Hello..


Good morning friends and visitors.. My day over on Poppystamps blog today..


my favourite flowers are Poppies! red or any colour, love the delicate petals on these flowers..I have tried to capture this on these petals..using Poppystamps "Blooming Poppy die"



Hope you do not think these Poppies  look messy!! lol.. to me that`s  how our Poppies  look in the UK..
I normally use a crepe paper. you have to be careful as this is not colour fast with water..
OK this is the product I have used..had in my stash for years..Good old Coffee Filters!!! bet your thinking I`ve gone mad!!!  here is how..







Leave the coffee filters as they are double, ink with a blending tool, I used distress "fired brick"  ink both side.























Spray with plenty of water and dry with a heat tool.. Next cut out just the petals from Poppystamps. Blooming Poppy die.
















This is how I add shape.. moulding mat and ball tool..I separated the two of each from the coffee filter..top are ones as they have been cut..bottom petals have been shaped, it is a strong paper even when wet..










 One set of petals on the left..right side flower made ..I dipped just the  centre of the petal in the glue.. adhered as shown..before you add the last bottom petal, glue the black stamen in.
I also added some glossy accents to the back, gave more stability to the flower.








Close up of Blooming Poppies on dark green stems.. Gental Leaf Collage for the background, shaded with distress ink Tumbled Glass, dot of green are from Poppystamps New "Studio Blotter" CL449 clear stamps, infilled with "Heart Screen" die cuts.
Just Saying from "Sentiment Of Hello" CL451 stamps with "Little Luxe Hello die cut in white card shadowed with green card.


Hope you like my take on Poppy flowers..
Thank you for stopping by Pam x..





40 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful Pam those poppy leaves look so delicate and love the leaf die effect

    Anne

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  2. Morning Pam,
    Beautiful card, your poppies are so realistic.
    Lydia
    X

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  3. Another FAB card, I too love poppies, any colour. I just love your style in card making, and trying to build up my die stash lol xx

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  4. This is one poppy stamp I have and love, I also love the use of the coffee filters, which I don't have but they look fabulous. Beautiful card and very inspiring.x [aNNie]

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  5. Pam this is just breathtaking! Most amazing card!

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  6. Gorgeous card Pam, I have used coffee filters for flowers, and I have to say you have got the effect your looking for. They are beautiful. Janice xx

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  7. Thank you for sharing Pam. Your card is gorgeous.

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  8. Wow Pam, I love poppies very much. You created once more a stunning card, so elegant and lovely colors. A lot of work to shape these flowers, great.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Hugs Petra

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  9. So clever to use the coffee filters and what a fabulous effect. They really do look so realist and your card is so very beautiful x Love how you'v done the circle sentiment too x

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  10. Wow Pam your card is fabulous, i would never have thought of using coffee filters. You are very clever and full of inspiration.
    Have a wonderful week.
    Hugs
    sharon :)

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  11. And an absolutely amazing beautiful card Pam...those poppies look so real....who would have thought, coffee filters, altho' I have used them myself in the past, as you say they are quite durable....luv Ursula xx

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  12. Wow Pam this is a stunning card those poppies are so pretty. I love poppies my favourites are the red ones. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  13. Those poppies are perfect - they look so real. This is an outstanding card. I love the design, the dies you used and it all works perfectly together. I love the idea of crepe paper or coffee filters for flowers. That's a fantastic idea. Poppy die on my wish list.

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  14. Hi Pam, I love everything you have used on this card, your poppies are magnificent, who would have thought to use coffee filters, genius. Absolutely gorgeous !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  15. This is gorgeous Pam, love the poppies.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  16. Stunning card and beautiful poppies pam..Loz

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  17. WOW...so lovely Pam and I love dimension of your poppies..what a beautiful card..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  18. Hi Pam,
    this card is so stunning and beautifully created as always.
    Those poppies are so beautiful and what a super fab idea the coffee filters was.
    Love the cut away loves in the circle die that is another super idea.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  19. Absolutely stunning Pam, beautifully designed and coloured poppies and wonderful layout, I just love it Kate x

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  20. Wow! I had no idea that coffee filters would be stiff enough for shaping. Pam, your poppies are amazing! Thanks for the tutorial, and for sharing your lovely card! I love the tropical feel of the background leaves, and the pineapple color for the sentiment. Gorgeous! xx

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  21. Your poppies are absolutely amazing, Pam! I adore the leaves--fabulous card!

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  22. wonderful flowers on a fantastic card!
    Elma

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  23. What a great idea to use the coffee filter for the petals Pam, the poppies look so real! Your card is just beautiful, I love everything about it.
    Janice x

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  24. Wow these are gorgeous poppies! Making them with the coffee filters they look so realistic! Beautiful coloring of them also as they are the perfect shade of red! As always Pam you knocked my socks off! PS: love that heat tool also! Maybe I ask what brand it is and where you purchased it? Thanks so much!

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  25. Such a beautiful card. Thanks for the great tutorial. Your poppies look so real.

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  26. Fantastic. Poppies are so realistic. Gorgeous card.

    Marjeta

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  27. Poppies are one of my favourite's too Pam. You have done an awesome job with these, could almost pick them :O) Hope that heat is not getting you down. Hugs Marie

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  28. Love your poppies and over-all design today. Thank you for sharing your poppy technique using the coffee filter with distress ink. You have inspired me to give this a try. I think I have some coffee filters!

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  29. You're amazing with the poppies! What a fantastic idea to use coffee filters, especially because most of us have them on hand. Another idea to try! This card is exceptionally beautiful all over. The leaves, the sponging, the speckles... Love how you've tucked the hearts in there. So creative and gorgeous!!

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  30. Evening Pam. Such a Beautiful card with those stunning poppies. Xx

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  31. Hi Pam another stunning Design, your poppies are beautiful one of my favourite flowers, they don't look messy at all, it's all come together so perfectly.. have a lovely weekend.

    Hugs Babs x

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  32. Gorgeous card Pam. Not messy but real - love them.
    Fatima x

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  33. Those poppies look so realistic Pam - thank you for the tutorial. Wonderful creation. Shabneez

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  34. Wow! Would never have thought to use coffee filters!Your flowers are just gorgeous! They look like miniature real flowers! This entire card is just gorgeous! Awesome job!

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  35. Beautiful,love the Poppies.xxx

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  36. Such a beautiful card and your poppies are fabulous x Janis x

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  37. Gorgeous card. So love the flowers which really finish it off perfectly. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

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  38. What a great idea Pam, the poppies are perfect. xx

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  39. Beautiful poppies! Another die for my wish list!

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