Saturday 3 April 2021

Pretty Perennials for FMS 479

The sketch at Freshly Made Sketches gave me inspiration to use the Pretty Perennials bundle that was sitting on my desk, begging to be used! 

I wanted to use bright colours because the only other time I used this set, I went very subtle and very pastel. After I'd stamped the large flowers in Magenta Madness, I got the idea of using a Basic Black base and front in order to maximise the contrast.

I used Magenta Madness and Blushing Bride for the flowers and Granny Apple Green for the foliage. The card front is embossed with the Tasteful Textile embossing folder.

The Stitched So Sweetly dies worked a treat for the rectangle element of the sketch.

I think that this set deserves a lot more use than I've given it so far! All the various elements make it fun to use and the variations are limitless.

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  1. What a wonderful arrangement! And those bright colors pop beautifully on the textured black background. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  2. The pink pops so beautifully against the black! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS!

  3. This is such a gorgeous card! Those flowers are so pretty and perfect for spring! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  4. I love these flowers! The black is the perfect backdrop! Very pretty card! Glad you shared it at FMS!

  5. Gorgeous! Love the pinks and pop of green against the black - so much detail and interest to those flowers too.