Thursday, 13 June 2019

Morrocan Daisy

Hello lovely crafty friends - Dawny P here and today I've kind of gone off piste a bit.

I've had my eye on the floral image from Daisy Friends for a while now and also the Moroccan Screen stencil, so I decided to combine them both, and  ....

 ... this is what I did.

This image ticks so many boxes for me and I know I've said this before but my favourite stamps and products etc are those that can cover a multitude of occasions. This is one - even sympathy (I know we don't like doing them but sometimes you just need them), this one works for everything.

I wanted this to look pretty so I loaded it with clear glitter - you can just about see it in the pic here. I matted it onto some glitter card to give it a bit of balance.

So what did I do?
I started off by die cutting a circle from the Stitched & Pierced Nested Circles - Craft Cutting die set and stamped the image onto it.
I know I'm a Copics girl usually but I do love to watercolour sometimes so I used some aquaflow pens and literally just stroked a bit of colour on. Then I took a damp brush and just sort of swept the colour out. Its a very easy technique, even for non colourists, and you get a nice soft effect.

For the background, I used some hybrid inks in sympathetic colours, tapes my stencil down and using a sponge blender, just randomly dabbed on the  ink.

I went from light to dark with the inks and it really doesn't matter if the colours overlap -  the mix of inks produces some really pretty shades.

Once done, I removed the stencil and just trimmed it down to 12cm square. 
The glitter card mat is cut to 13cm square. 
Last but by no means least, I stamped and cut the sentiments from the stamp set - very contemporary these and I love them.

These are links to the products I used; hope this helps - 

Stitched & Pierced Nested Circles - Craft Cutting die set 

Daisy Friends
Moroccan Screen creative craft stencil

Thank you for stopping by today and see you soon.,
Happy crafty hugs,  Dawny xx


  1. Love this card, great colours and as I absolutely love daisies, it has to be a winner. TFS.

    1. Thank you so much Margarita. I love daisies as well x

  2. Lovely card and such pretty colours Dawny! Mary x

  3. Thank you so much Mary - I just love these colours together x


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