One of the stamps I had been eager to use was the Petal Parade set. I liked the look of the flower and leaf images.
Now that I'm back home and stamping on Tuesdays, I've had an opportunity to ink up this stamp and I love the results. I think you will too when you see these five cards.
Here Are My Cards:
Stamp Sets: Petal Parade (SAB 2014 retired), Perfectly Penned
Ink: Sahara Sand, So Saffron, Always Artichoke, Early Espresso
Card Stock: Naturals Ivory measuring 4 1/4" x 11" for card base and scored at 5 1/2". Cut another layer to measure 3 3/8" x 4 7/8". Always Artichoke layer measures 3 5/8" x 4 7/8".
Accessories: Ribbon 10 inches in Daffodil Delight, Adhesive, Trimmer
|The inside of the card was left blank except for the flowers and leaves.|
|The Happy Birthday sentiment is from the Perfectly Penned Stamp set.|
|Perfectly Penned a 4 piece stamp set on page 95 of the Idea Book and Catalogue will retire on May 31st of this year.|
|Here are Cards One and Two together.|
Card Three is a side-fold card once again the Petal Parade stamp set stamped in the new Stampin' Up! In Colours - Blackberry Bliss, Lost Lagoon and Hello Honey.
Supplies and Measurements:
Stamp Sets: Petal Parade, Work of Art (NEW)
Ink: Lost Lagoon, Hello Honey and Blackberry Bliss
Card stock: Whisper White card base measuring 4 1/4" x 11 and scored at 5 1/2". Whisper White layer measuring 3 3/8" x 4 5/8", Rich Razzleberry layer measuring 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" and a Sage Shadow layer measuring 4 x 5 14" and embossed with the Designer Dots embossing folder.
Accessories: Dimensionals, Designer Dots Embossing Folder, Big Shot and Trimmer
Card Four is a side fold card that uses the Emboss Resist Technique. This card uses the same cardstock, ink and measurements as Card Three. The only additional accessories you'll need are a heat tool, Versa Mark Ink, Clear Embossing Powder, Basic Rhinestones and a sponge dauber.
|The leaves were embossed using Versa Mark ink and Clear Embossing Powder. The colour was applied with a sponge dauber once all the stamping was finished on the layer.|
|The sentiment "Fabulous is what you are" is from the Million and One stamp set and is stamped in Coastal Cabana ink on the inside of the card.|
Stamps: Petal Parade, Perfect Pennants, Million and One.
Card stock: Whisper White, Elegant Eggplant, Coastal Cabana.
Ink: Crumb Cake, Blackberry Bliss, Elegant Eggplant, Coastal Cabana, and Versa Mark
Accessories: Chalk Talk Framelits, Itty Bitty Punches, Basic Rhinestones, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Adhesive, Dimensionals, and a Sponge Dauber.
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