Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Garden in Bloom


Water coloring with Garden in Bloom Stamp Set

Stampin' Up! English Garden Designer Paper is an amazingly beautiful compliment to the Garden in Bloom Stamp Set! 

I hope you enjoy this easy to make card that shows off how to create coordinating colors and designs!


To create this card stamp the images onto watercolor paper with VersaMark ink then heat emboss with white embossing powder.  Watercolor flowers with Red Rose and Night of Navy for butterfly. Sponge watercolor paper in Red Rose on edges and covering background.  Cut out images and arrange on card.  Add sentiment on tag. Mat as shown with coordinating colors and English Garden Designer Paper.

For inside of card repeat steps and mat with Red Rose coordinating cardstock.  Add paired sentiment on tag, and enjoy!




Jan Carlson
  • Miriam Bollinger
  • Dawn Thomas 
  • Debbie Sollinger
  • Angela O'Neill
  • Cathy Peck 
  • Joan Weidling 
  • Judy Strickling
  • Dawn Olchefske 
  • Connie Plaumann

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    Tuesday, March 8, 2016

    'Flowering Fields'

    Think Spring with the Flowering Fields Stamp Set!

    The Flowering Fields Stamp Set allows you to create beautifully detailed flowers that reminds me of a day in the sunshine!

    The Six-Sided Sampler Stamp Set and the English Garden Designer Paper are wonderful compliments to this card, please enjoy!




    I would like to show you the beautifully crafted details on these stamp sets!


    Sketch your layout on a 5 X 6 1/4 watercolor paper.  Cut out square openings measuring 2 1/2 X 2 1/2.  Use Stampin' Up! hexagon punch for the hexagon openings.


    Use Stampin' Markers to color on stamp before stamping.  Stamp flower images on to the cut out squares.


    Cut stamped squares down to 2 X 2 1/4.  Use the aqua painter to add coloring and shading to flowers and leaves. 


    Mat squares to coordinating cardstock Calypso Coral and Old Olive


    Sketch matching layout on card front and punch out top hexagon


    Place matted squares on layout and stamp two hexagon images.


    Sketch hexagon through top opening and stamp butterfly on inside of card.  Stamp sentiment inside blank hexagon and stamp variety of hexagon designs on lower right hand corner.


    Sketch layout onto Smokey Slate Cardstock and English Garden Designer Paper.  Cut out openings and adhere to front watercolor paper.


    Add matted sentiment created from cutting down sides of a punched hexagon.

    Add ribbon and enjoy!


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