I was able to play in last Saturday's scramble at the Hero Arts Flickr group. Arlene hosted and our instructions included: using and embellishment and a die cut or punch or embossing folder along with a main image being a hero arts stamp. I grabbed an older set, because the flower reminded me of the Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC. Hubs and I try to go see them every year. It really makes me feel like spring is here when I see them.
I used vellum with white heat embossing and marker coloring on the back side. I stamped cut and colored 6 blooms, used 3 of them whole, then cut up two to add some bulk, I wanted the feeling of those bloom clusters to come through on the card. The interior has one blossom on a small branch for decoration. I wanted the flowers to be a somewhat translucent to let the branch die behind the flowers to show through a bit.
Here's hoping we all get some more spring like weather and that it lasts as long as this winter seemingly did.
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