Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Inspired by Miranda

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a wonderful crafty week.

I recently purchased stamps from Impression Obsession and Magenta after seeing gorgeous designs here at Miranda's blog - (I couldn't resist, she should get commission on the sale :)).      I already owned some of the stamps but the background stamps are new and I also ordered some cool whimsical flowers from Magenta, I'll play with them soon :)


The background is green and yellow Brushos spritzed with Gold Glimmermist.  I also added some rings with a lid using white acrylic paint.    I painted the flower and leaves with Tom bow markers and highlighted with Gellyroll pens.

The actual flower stamp has a decorative circle around it (see my blog post here) and is meant to be a Poinsettia, but it works fine for non Christmas as well.

Impression Obsession stamps:  Poinsettia Mandala F15008, Damask Floral J2011, Dangle Design J15013, Dangle Border 1 E15020

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day,
Shirleyx

34 comments:

  1. Wonderful card, the colours are fantastic and I can see why you like those stamps! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Gorgeous card Shirley, love the background and those unusual stamps, Cathy x

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  3. Fabulous! Love the gorgeous background and colours and those stamps look wonderful!

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  4. Another cool make Shirley, love what you have made with your new stamps.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  5. Beautiful! A perfect background for such beautiful stamp!
    Groetjes Karin x

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  6. Stunning card with the amazing background and the standour flower

    Love Chrissie

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  7. Great card, beautiful colours and design!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  8. I love everything about this wonderful card Shirley. The colours, the background and the stamps.

    Sue xx

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  9. Wonderful card, love the new stamps. Tell Archie to keep warm and safe. Hugs and purrs. Anesha and Skipper

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  10. These backgrounds that you come up with are just awesome! Love your colors and layers! Thank you for sharing!

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  11. Wonderful composition, dear Shirley really a intersting design and coloring.
    I wish you a happy day,
    big hugs Anja

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  12. It's a beautiful background with the black stamps and I find the stamps you've used very beautiful.

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  13. My perfect sort of background Shirley, the GM's do add that extra tough of magic. And love your colour choice of course.

    B x

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  14. This is gorgeously grungy Shirley and I adore the Brusho background and such lovely vibrant colours. The mandala is beautiful and the zentangle feel of the leaves and the background stamping works wonderfully well. x

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  15. Very pretty and grungy at the same time! Love the background and your super flower, I imagine the shimmer from the glimmermist looks amazing too! xxxx

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  16. These staps are so "you", Shirley....such a lovely card in total!
    Greetings, Alie :-)

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  17. Beautiful cards with great colurs! Especially I like the Dangles!

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  18. Brilliant new life you've give the poinsettia Shirley!
    Your card is really lovely and full of graceful movement...
    oxo

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  19. how pretty, Shirley, with the use of lines - curved, horizontal, vertical - they really add drama to your beautifully colored masterpiece! hugs, de

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  20. Beatiful card, love the bright colors!!

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  21. Shirley, your cards are always so inspirational. I adore your backgrounds, the colours are fabulous xx

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  22. Absolutely stunning. I love the stamps and the background. Thanks for the links.

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  23. Wow--this is just beautiful, Shirley! You make backgrounds like no one else!

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  24. Shirley, this is beautiful! I found you on Beth's blog, and am going to become your newest follower! Love your work!!! I'm a bit boring compared to you, but feel free to stalk me as well :) Hugs...

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  25. A wondeful card, the background is amazing.

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  26. Love your creation,this is a most stunning image, it’s gorgeous and the beauties added....thanks for always popping into my blog. my internet has been down so sorry if I missed a few lovely cards....♥ aNNie



    {The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

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  27. Hi teamie, such a lovely card in your own style, beautiful! Thanks for mentioning me.......big hugs Mirandaxx

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  28. Marvelous!! beautiful green and blues, I wish one day I would be able to see your cards in person :)

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  29. wow,amazing card,great colors and compostion,love your steampunk love too,very,very beautiful.
    have a great weekend.

    greetings jeannette

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  30. Oh, magoodness, Shirley! I have missed a few of your posts lately and just finished scrolling through. Dang, girl, I feel like I crawled inside a kaleidoscope! You know your colorful works of art always leave me awe-mazed!! I hope you have a fantastic weekend!! Hugs, Darnell

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  31. Am swooning with these brusho colors and the marvelous background you have created. Did you sprinkle on wet, or did you 'paint' with the brush after dipping into the pots? It's a really stunning look. Am loving the IO flower too. Their stamps are great to work with, and I especially love their CAC background stamps. Bought a bunch of those at the show (along with some dies and other stamps). Magenta makes a great stamp too...very crisp images. This is just lovely Shirley. Wish I could bring my brushos and come up to play along with you! TFS & Hugd

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  32. Catching up after re-doing my craftroom... I really love the "light"background and the beautiful flower! Hugs, Gerrina

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  33. What a fantastic card.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  34. IO has so many stamps I get overwhelmed, but I am going to check out some of the ones here and on Miranda's blog. Just fabulous creations!

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