Grungy Metal Gridwork. And Flowers?

Pootles Stampin’ Up! UK Grungy Metal Gridwork. And Flowers?

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Well this week definitely turned into a kind of floral week. Not deliberate, but as I said earlier in the week, I’m reaching for my floral products more and more.

But this time, I decided to add in a sort of ‘underground’ feel with the Off the Grid stamp. How cool is that? I will confess, that like the Gorgeous Grunge stamp (of course, also used here), it wasn’t one that I went for immediately the catalogue came out. It must have taken me 3 or 4 months before making the purchase.

And I’m very pleased I took the plunge!

It’s not the easiest to work with at first glance, but it does add some texture, and like my Twisted Grid card back at Christmas, it gives a real textured feel to the card.

But I didn’t want a totally masculine card. I wanted the Underground feel, but with a flick of the feminine involved. So some punched flowers using the Pansy Punch and the DSP stacks (coastal cabana, whisper white, smoky slate, basic grey) with a cool Basics Metal Button in each was what I ended up with.

And again, as I said the other day, I very rarely trash a project; when I go for it, I go for it and hope it turns out.

I like this card. I’m not sure I love it. I think the buttons being at wrong angles is what’s aching my brain on this…

I’d love to hear your thoughts too.

POOTLES Stampin' Up! UK Grungy Metal Gridwork. And Flowers

Sam xx

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Sam Donald

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