I am so pleased with the way this card turned out. I envisioned a hydrangea blossom in really hot colors, and for fun, I added some patterned papers in the mix, too. Learned the hard way that it is best practice to create this flower on a circle die cut or punch-out, instead of directly on the card base. All the gluing creates unsightly warping and buckling on the cardstock underneath the blossoms. You can see little peeks of a white circle under the tiny flowers, below. I popped up the whole flower head on foam tape by 3M for some dimension.
Those leaves were die-cut from felt, with Avery Elle's Modern Leaves. I scored that die set when iHeartPapers was closing down. I really like the clean, streamlined leaf shape.
The most visible hydrangea florets each got a touch of Liquid Pearls in centers. A small, sweet sentiment from Hero Arts was the only other touch added.
Thanks so much for coming by to say Hello!
Stamps: Everyday Sayings - Hero Arts Paper: white - Papertrey Ink; Pink Passion, Pretty Ink Pink, patterns - Stampin' Up! Fibers: green acrylic felt - JoAnn's Accessories & Tools: Hydrangea punch - Martha Stewart; Itty Bitty Accents punch (smaller florets); Modern Leaves dies - Avery Elle; yellow Liquid Pearls - Ranger; stylus - McGill; circle die - Spellbinders