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Flower Power

I'm on a bit of a roll with my scrapbooking at the moment, I seem to flit between scrapbooking and card making. I started as a cardmaker but realised that most of them went off never to be seen again, that's if they left the house. I end up with a huge pile and then I donate them to somebody who may be fund raising. With scrap booking its for me or more often my brother, but they are visited often by one of us.  I've just spent a back breaking two days tidying up my garden, with the gorgeous weather we're having at the moment it would be rude not to. Yesterday I cut the grass for the first time in a month, just as I'd finished smoke started pouring out of the lawn mower. There was more coming from my mower that from next doors barbeque. So I think its a trip to the tip with it and then picking a new one up. So to celebrate my lovely tidy garden and in memory of the departed mower this page uses some of the pictures I have taken over the last couple of years in my garden.
 Sarah's cards have a challenge this month to make a card or scrap book page and use paint on it. The flower on the bottom left was stamped then painted (only the petals) with acrylic paint, then I stamped again over the top of the paint.I used this method on this card as well, I'm loving this technique.


Rachael said…
Great technique and it looks great! Thanks for joining in with our challenge.
Vanessa said…
What a lovely technique - fab painting :)
cathy said…
How cool does this look! I'll have to give this a try soon! Love your page & the painted petals & your photo's are lovely too!
Lou Collins said…
This is a fab effect! It looks really great!

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