Daily Archives: March 20, 2013

A Poppy in the Hand…

Hi everyone!  My Favorite Things has yet another great sketch this week.  I used my favorite new Lisa Johnson set, Pretty Poppies.

I stamped the flowers onto Smooth White cardstock using Electric Red ink. Look at how fabulously the ink covers the Smooth White paper.  Love it!

After masking the lower flower, I stamped the stems and leaves in Gumdrop Green.

I tweaked the layout just a bit in order to accommodate the sentiment.  Circle STAX 1 and 2 provided a perfectly layered circle.  A Black Licorice button was stitched onto the panel using white string.

On the inside, I stamped a single poppy leaving plenty of room for a personal note.


<—Here’s the sketch if you’d like to play along. You can find direct links to more samples HERE.  And remember, if you upload your card to the SCS gallery using the keyword MFTWSC116, you will have the chance to win up to $20 in MFT money!  One winner is chosen at random each week.  More info can be found in the MFT Forum in SCS.


Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps:  MFT Pretty Poppies (Lisa Johnson Designs)   Ink: MFT Electric Red, Gumdrop Green and Black Licorice   Paper: MFT Black Licorice and Smooth White, Fancy Pants “Hopscotch” (6×6)   Accessories: MFT Circle STAX 1 and 2 Die-namics, Black Licorice button, Michaels brads, white string.  Finished size 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.