A Poppy card

My mum loves poppies. She even grows large ornamental ones in her garden. So for her birthday I made her a card with a poppy on it. I tried to make the background very loose which is not something I am good at.

I didn’t manage to take any process shots of this painting. I think I had to concentrate so hard to get the background to work that it just went out of my mind! Oops!

Once I’d finished the painting I trimmed it neatly with my rotary trimmer and then mounted it on a card. I actually use doublesided carpet tape to mount heavy paper like this. It works really well.

Here’s a picture of the card…

And here is the final painting…

❤️ Happy Birthday Mum!!!! ❤️

12 thoughts on “A Poppy card

  1. There is nothing more special than to get a card from someone that has been hand made. If I received that card it would go into a frame! She is a lucky lady and Happy Belated Birthday to her!

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  2. Thanks! I think if I did it again I would probably try putting in a very pale pink/orange layer behind the current background just to give it a bit more depth. My mum liked it though – so that’s what matters!

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