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Friday, April 08, 2016

A Spring card from Bożena

Hello Everyone, 

Bożena here Guest Designing for Ryn.

This card already went to our friend. Michael is fascinated by nature, especially that which is rare for Europeans. So I thought that hummingbird is the perfect theme for him. There is no more beautiful designs of hummingbirds than those created by Ryn Tanaka. I recently received from a gift stencil Maidenhair Fern  (Ryn, thank you very much, it is great) that I used with the stamp Flying Hummingbird 3 and Hibiscus from Ryn.
First I added Maidenhair Fern stencil on white cardboard using inks DI Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron
So I could color the background around the leaves, I covered them with a layer of colorless powder embossing
Then I colored the background with inks TO Salty Ocean, Tumbled Glass, Squeezed Lemonade, Spiced Marmalade and Mustard Seed. It turned out that the powder embossing has covered an area a little larger than the fern stencil. It looks as if the edges were painted white.
The next step was to prepare a Hibiscus flower. I stamped it with clear embossing powder, added bloomed ink (DI ripe persimmon), and then I cut out flower with scissors.
I did the same thing when preparing a hummingbird, but this time I use black powder embossing
Then I painted it with Promarkers
Hummingbird got a little sparkle of Inka Gold, and the flower got a touch of Liquid Pearl
The Hibiscus and Hummingbird were then stuck on with adhesive foam to give them a 3D look.
At the end I added a drop of honey-colored glass falling from the beak of the hummingbird
I hope you like my card. If so, I will be grateful if you leave me a comment. Thank you for your time.
BożenA (http://artcardbox.blogspot.com)


  1. Your card is stunning! Love it🖒💕😃

  2. Great card and tutorial.

  3. Awesome!! Fantastic colours and combining stamps and stencil!!

  4. Absolutely fabulous. Thank yo for the step by step. Loving the attention to detail and the glossy effect of the Inka's and the clear embossing. You've coloured in the bird beautifully x

  5. Really beautiful card, love it. Thanks for the inspiration.

  6. Beautifully done!
    Paper Hugs,

  7. Beautiful card, love the colours you've used.

  8. Beautiful card, love the colours you've used.

  9. This is very pretty BozenA and the clear embossed fern stencilled in the background works really well with the black embossed hummingbird and that pretty clear embossed flower which has just that hint of colour behind the embossing and then that gorgeous orange colour over the top. x

  10. Absolutely gorgeous, thanks for the details pictures!

  11. This is just amazing! So beautiful, I love the colours - and the stamps of course! :)

  12. Traumschöööööööön, ich bin begeistert!!!
    Herzlichst die Eva...

  13. Wow, a wonderful card ! Beautiful colours and glitter, and the lovely details, like the honeydrop, amazing ! Greetings, Enny

  14. Absolutely Gorgeous! Your hummingbird is amazinhg!

  15. Beautiful, thanks for the how to.


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