Two Step Inked Flowers – Gorgeous Card

DSC_0183 (3)I’m still having fun with the Blossoms bundle – this time with  the Bunch of Blossoms Stamp Set.  This set includes 26 different photopolymer stamps including 5 sentiments, 2 flowers with 3 layers each, two leaves with 3 layers each, and a few small flowers, stems, and accents.  The card has a Watermelon Wonder card base measuring 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.  It’s laying on a green background in the photo but the green is not a part of the card – although it would be pretty as an additional layer!  I stamped on  Whisper White Cardstock measuring 4″ x 5 1/4″ then adhered it to the card base.

To stamp this flower, I used the largest flower petal and stamped the base in Blushing Bride and the second layer in Watermelon Wonder.  The leaves were stamped in two layers – Pear Pizzazz and Wild Wasabi.  I suggest you play with the layers and experiment with color combinations until you find something you like.  If I could redo this card, I would move the flower in the top right corner further up and have more of the flower off the paper – it looks too aligned to me as is.  There is also a detailed outline stamp that could be stamped as a third layer in black to make it look like a painted water color for both the flower petals and the leaves.

After the flowers and leaves were stamped I added Watermelon Wonder Striped Ribbon across the card.  I looped gold thread and adhered it to the top of the ribbon with tape runner before attaching the two layer label with the sentiment “Today is the Perfect Day to Be Happy”.  Tiny pearls were adhered to each side of the label for the final accent.

I am still learning my way around layered stamps but like how they give an artistic look but are sooo easy to use!  The color and design possibilities are endless!  The Bunch of Blossoms Stamp Set is one that I will go back to frequently for timeless, elegant flowers!

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If you don’t have a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator, I’m your girl!  I’d be happy to serve you and promise to take good care of you!  If you need any supplies, go to my online store HERE or click the item below.  I’m anxious to see what you create from this Bunch of Blossoms!

Happy Crafting!

Lynda Falconer, Stampin’ Up Demonstrator – Crafter Inspired

Bunch of Blossoms Photopolymer Stamp Set   #141573     $21

Fruit Stand Cardstock Pack     141661     $8

Blushing Bride Classic Ink Pad   #131172      $6.50

Watermelon Wonder Classic Ink Pad    138323      $6.50

Pear Pizzazz Classic Ink Pad   #131180     $6.50

Wild Wasabi Classic Ink Pad    #126959     $6.50

Watermelon Wonder Mini Striped Ribbon   #141433   $8




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