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Kind Flowers

December 18, 2017

My Simon Says Stamp November 2017 Card Kit was lost in the mail.  Because of this, I haven’t been able to use it as much as I would have liked yet. But the holiday break is coming, and I hope to really play with it then.

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Both cards

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Purple card

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Blue Card

Details

Size:  Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I wanted to dry adding white embossing over a color pencil colored image. Once I had the stamp aligned in my MISTI, I decided to make two cards with slightly different colors.

I stamped the floral image on two strips of light grey paper. I used colored pencils to color in both images. Then I re-stamped the images with Versa Mark ink and white heat embossed them. I didn’t do a great job with the embossing, but the overall look is cool.

I created two card bases next; one blue and one purple. I used white pigment ink to stamp the individual floral images all over the card bases.

Then, I got out the die machine. I added some stitching to the edges of each grey panel. I also cut some scalloped borders for each card.

I stamped the rest of the sentiments with gray ink on small strips of white card stock. I adhered these strips to the stamped panels using foam tape.

Lastly, I adhered all the layers to the card bases.

Stamps Used: Simon Says Stamp’s Kind Flowers

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Stitched Scalloped Borders and Stitched Borders

Embossing Powder: Simon Says Stamp’s White Fine Detail

Ink: Versa Mark

Lawn Fawn’s Yeti White Pigment Ink

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the cards!

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