Daffodils are blooming everywhere, but especially in Camden, Arkansas where they have the annual Daffodil Festival. There will be booths, and home and garden tours. I wanted to make some book marks for some
special people as a small thank you. I started with watercolor but it just wasn't looking bright enough, so I carved 2 daffodil blooms out of rubber and used them with vibrant yellow and orange colors. I had carved one bloom with the leaves and stem, but then I read on line that giving 1 daffodil bloom brings bad luck, so I cut the leaves off and used 2 flower heads instead. Bristol board worked much better for stamping than the watercolor paper. I painted the stems and leaves and then wrote Daffodil Festival and the date on the bottom. Since I had 2 blossoms, I could actually make each one a little different.I used some thin ribbon I had in place of a tassel. They just might get one of my famous fabric flowers also. They are so fun to wear.