It’s been a while since I’ve played with my Stampin’ Blends, and I was in the mood to color when I set out to create this thank you card. The Fragrant Flowers Bundle gave me exactly what I needed to roll up my sleeves and color with my alcohol markers. Yay! Here’s the card I made:
Have you noticed there are some stamp sets in the January-July 2023 Mini Catalog that are offered in either cling or photopolymer? Denoted with a C or a P in the catalog, you can choose which type of stamp you want with a small selection of stamp sets. Depending on the stamp set, you may prefer cling (red rubber stamps) or photopolymer (clear stamps) – it’s great to have a choice. Here’s a look at the Fragrant Flowers Bundle (I used the stamps and dies on today’s card):
If you love the flowers and images in the Fragrant Flowers stamp set, then you are going to lose your mind with the gorgeous prints and patterns (and colors!) in the Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper. You can’t buy this pack of papers – but you CAN earn it for free with a $50 order during Sale-a-Bration (which runs through the end of February). When you buy the bundle, you are just a few dollars away from earning the paper. You can do it!
Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in the Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper:
I selected two graphic patterns from the Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper because those gave me the best backdrop for my colors flowers. Here’s a closer look at the flowers at the center of my card:
I used a mix of Calypso Coral, Petal Pink, Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen Stampin’ Blends to color my flowers and leaves – such a beautiful color mix. I positioned the flowers on an oval frame from the Framed Florets Dies and added the “thanks,” cropped with the Fragrant Flowers Dies. Three clear Adhesive-Backed Milky Dots added a shiny elegance to the card.
There’s not a stitch of Cajun Craze on my Designer Series Papers or flowers, but I knew it would give me the perfect base for my thank you card. Why? The mix of Petal Pink, Calypso Coral and Cajun Craze is always a gorgeous mix. If you like this mix of tones as much as I do, I hope you’ll save this for future reference:
Bundles: Fragrant Flowers Stamps: Fragrant Flowers Papers: Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper, Cajun Craze, Thick Basic White Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin’ Blends (Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen) Accessories: Framed Florets Dies, Fragrant Flowers Dies, Adhesive-Backed Milky Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you love this project as much as I’ve loved creating and sharing it.
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Lovely with the oval frame!
I have to say this paper was not a first choice, because it seemed so dark. I did get it because the reverse sides are pretty for backgrounds. I love how you used both for this very pretty card. Thanks for the inspiration! Enjoy your day!
Lovely card…these flowers are beautiful in any color (but we know I love purple the best!)
Good morning, Brian!
I really, really like the colors you chose for this card! They are much lighter than the DSP and just happier in my humble opinion.
I’m always the odd one out–I love this paper BECAUSE so many of the florals have a dark background!
Love that oval on the card, too. (Another die set that I won’t abandon after it retires!)
Thanks for the up-close look at your blends work. Apparently now I have to be jealous of THAT talent, too 😉
Gorgeous card, Brian! I had to really look a few times because I first thought the petal pink DSP layer was vellum instead. I had previously passed on this DSP as I too thought it was a little darker than what I prefer, but you’re giving me 2nd thoughts!
I’m a numbers gal, so I’d be curious to know of the stamps sets available in photopolymer or cling, which is more popular? I love cling, because I feel I always get a crisp image, but I also love clear so I can exactly see where my image is placed! Yesterday, I was stamping a quick (think 5 min start to finish card – granted base was cut and scored already and I had a sentiment die pre- cut). I needed to stamp my sentiment exactly in the center and was using a cling stamp(there may have been some deep prayer going on that I had it straight, since I was trying to be quick, but it was a tense moment for me😉
Thanks for sharing a lovely card with us today!