Saturday, February 10, 2018
Spring Blossoms- Floral Birthday
I have had a great time creating cards with the February release stamp set, Spring Blossomsfrom Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps.
I love the pretty floral images in the Spring Blossoms Clear Stamp Set as well as the sentiments – so versatile!
Also, don’t forget for every $60 purchase (not including discounts or shipping), you can receive the February stamp of the month- Hoppy Easter- isn’t it cute!! Plus, Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps has free shipping and handling on your $75 order (in the US) so this is a great deal!!
I incorporated The Sketch File Jan18 Sketch Challenge, the Watercooler Wednesday #156 “Feminine Anything Goes” Challenge along with the Word Art Wednesday #320-#321 “Anything Goes” Challenge.
If you have not had a chance to visit the above challenge sites or the SNSS Blog/FB Page yet, I encourage you to do so- gorgeous inspiration from all!
To create this card:
1). De-static a piece of white cardstock with an embossing powder tool, stamp the daffofil image from Spring Blossoms with archival black ink, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with the heat tool.
2). Once the embossing has cooled, color the image with water-based markers (see colors below in the card recipe) and fussy-cut the image.
3). De-static a scrap piece of black cardstock with an embossing powder tool, stamp the Spring Blossoms sentiment with embossing ink, apply white embossing powder and heat set with the heat tool. Create the flag banner by hand and set aside.
4). Die cut the remaining elements of the sketch from designer paper with stitched dies (I wanted to use up some of my massive stash of dsp). Mount onto black or white cardstock, trimming close to the edge and mount onto a white card front.
5).Add the fussy cut daffodil and sentiment with dimensional foam and add the light pink triple ribbon bow.
6). Finish off the card using a clear glitter pen to add shimmer to the flower petals, a white paint pen to add highlights to the flower center and a few iridescent sequins to the card front.
Ink/Mediums: Versafine™ Onyx Black, Versamark™; Stampin’ Write Markers- Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive; Spectrum Noir™ Clear Glitter Pen
Paper/Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, retired designer series paper (all Stampin’ Up!)
Acessories/Tools: Big Shot™, MFT Dies- A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Dies Set 1, Stitched Circles STAX, Stitched Squares STAX; Embossing Buddy®, White and Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Sequins, ½” Wired Light Pink Organza Ribbon
Thanks again for taking the time to stop by- hugs and I hope you have a fabulous week, sweet friends!