Friday, 29 October 2010

Remembrance Day

Yesterday, The Royal British Legion launched the 2010 poppy appeal and I thought this card would be perfect to share with you all today...using a stunning poppy stamp from a recent Kanban TSV set, on QVC.
I handstamped the main image of the poppies and then embossed it using a black ultra fine embossing powder, so that I didn't lose any detail on such an intricate stamp. I then handpainted the image using Perfect Pearls, mixed with a little water to give the most decadent, shimmery, lustrous paint. Because I wanted to focus on the poppies and keep this as an act of remembrance, I kept this card very simple, but elegant...using just a few matts of paper and a beautiful black organza ribbon, tied into a bow.



 If you do see a seller, please buy a poppy to support this worthy cause and on 14th November, for just two minutes, remember our heroes and those who have fallen.
Hope you all have a wonderful weekend and whatever you have planned, enjoy!
I'm now going to carve some pumpkins, make cupcakes and decorate the house, ready for Halloween!
Thanks for stopping by...
Love Emma
xx

3 comments:

  1. I cannot believe it! We are definitely on the same wave length again! It was only yesterday I was mentioning poppies to the DCM girls. It's spoooky lol

    Love Lynda xxx

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  2. what a lovely and poignant card...to remember the heroes...

    the stamp is simply stunning! so much fine detail and you've coloured it so well...and the backing paper is exquisite...

    beautifully done! :) <333

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  3. A truly beautiful work of art Emma and perfect for the occasion. xx

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