Sunday, 15 March 2015

Fabric Fields

Hi everyone. As it's Mother's Day today I thought I'd take this opportunity to wish my mum a Happy Mother's Day and share her card with you.

It's something a bit different but I hope she'll appreciate it.

The background uses Barbara Gray's Fabric Fields technique that was the project in issue 100 of the New Design Club. I thought it would work well with the Scarecrow stamps which I love.

It's an easy card to make but it did take rather a long time. The first thing I did was stamp and mask off the scarecrow. Then, using the Fabric Fields 2 mask, I masked off each section of the field and filled it in. I used a variety of methods for this; some sections were stamped and the backgrounds coloured with ink applied with a brush and sponge, others were coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils.

I used Barbara's instructions as a guide and added my own twist.

As the fields are so busy I kept the scarecrow really simple, just adding some grey to his jacket.

To finish it off I added some mats and a sentiment that I printed out myself.

Stamps and Mask Used
Branch from the Remountable Birdhouse Set
Roses from Elegant Ladies Set
The Daisy is NDC99

I'll blog the card I made for my mother-in-law later in the week. It's a bit more traditional, although still quite brightly coloured.



  1. Thank you for my lovely card, I love it and appreciate all of the work that you put into it. Although the picture does it justice, the real thing is just magic. Thanks again, love mum.

  2. Wow Lynne this is stunning! Xxx

  3. Wow Lynne this is stunning! Xxx

  4. Really great card, Lynne.

  5. striking. i can certainly see all the hard work that has gone in it. you can see it is made with love xx


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