Showers of Love

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Are you a Mary Poppins fan?  THE Mary Poppins film with Julie Andrews?  The magic of it has stayed with me from my childhood, and was recently reawakened when I saw The Return of Mary Poppins.  I love that for her, umbrellas aren't just a means of keeping dry in wet weather, but of conveying something magical, something fun, something loving.  And so it is that I send showers of love to my friends with this card today.


I used the umbrella from the Little Elephant stamp set. Isn't it amazing how often we overlook the non-focus stamps in a set and don't let them shine on their own enough?


I stamped the umbrellas in: Poppy Parade, Mango Medley, Granny Apple Green, Pineapple Punch, and Blueberry Bushel.  The background is watercoloured in Pool Party.  Take a look at the video here to see how I did that and put the card together (read on for card layer dimensions):


Here's a look at the cards with more and less umbrellas.  I think I like more better, how about you?


I even remembered to decorate the envelopes!


Dimensions:

Yellow cardstock - 10" x 5", scored in half
Basic Black cardstock - 4"
Bermuda Bay cardstock - 3 7/8"
Shimmery White cardstock - 3 6/8"

Happy crafting,
Fiona x

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