The background was done using StazOn Timber Brown ink by masking off the center of the flower and stamping the petals. I then masked off the petals and stamped the doodles, all of which I colored in with Prismacolor pencils and used odorless mineral spirits to blend them. The edges are sponged with So Saffron and Close to Cocoa ink.
For the sentiment layer I used Close to Cocoa ink and stamped off the first image on scratch paper to achieve a watermark like image. I also masked off the center of the flower for this one. I used pastels to lightly color in the petals. I then stamped the sentiment over the watermark like image and punched it out using a mega circle punch.
I used my SU Chocolate Chip marker to doodle the edges of both the Saffron layers. The top Saffron layer is raised using pop dots for some dimension. While this card was very time consuming, it was still a lot of fun! In the words of my wonderful husband, the card is, "freakin' awesome!" LOL! I don't necessarily think that, but I am happy with the finished product.
Stamps: SU Doodle This, Pick A Petal, Happy Everything
Paper: SU Purely Pomegranate, So Saffron, Whisper White
Ink: SU Purely Pomegranate, Close to Cocoa, So Saffron; StazOn Timber Brown
Embellishments: SU Ribbon
Other: Prismacolor Pencils & Odorless Mineral Spirits; Pop Dots; SU Pastels, Write Marker; Round Corner Punch
Techniques: Masking, Sponging