Cheryl is the host at One Layer Wednesday this week and as it’s coming up to the 4th July celebrations in the USA, she’s chosen red, white and blue as the theme. Whilst I haven’t used the traditional patriotic stars and stripes images for my card, I have followed (sort of) the colour scheme …
I was inspired by a swathe of self seeded red poppies growing in a still wild and untouched part of the ‘garden’ … the weather had been glorious with soft, wide, blue skies and bright sunshine … and these delicate, almost papery flowers were fluttering gently in the breeze. It merited a photo, but for one reason or another (probably involving stone and mortar) I didn’t get to it … and overnight and all today we had storms and torrential rain … so there’s not a lot left of the poppies, and that lovely blue sky is well hidden under a blanket of grey. I didn’t bother with a rainy-green-stalks-and-dull-grey-sky photo … not really too … umm … inspiring.
The image is a Craftwork Cards one, stamped repeatedly on a sky blue base and embossed in white. I coloured the flower heads with a red glaze pen and added the Stampendous sentiment, also embossed in white. Done … a swathe of stylised poppies.
Moving along … a warm hello and welcome to ‘sedurrant’, who joined the ranks of the Froggers this week … thank you 🙂 Please let me know if you’d like me to add a link to your blog or gallery, if you have one … for now I only have your email.
That’s it for me for tonight … thanks so much for calling in, your visits and comments are always a joy! Anita 🙂