Hi everyone! Welcome to our May One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop! We’re featuring something pretty fantastic this month…flowers. I think I use flowers in 90% of my stamping projects, so this was no challenge for me. I just love flowers!
Here is what I came up with to share with you – a card and matching paper flower bouquet.
I made the card using Color Me Irresistible Specialty Paper. It is white paper with embossed designs printed on it. When you stamp or sponge it, the paper absorbs the ink while the embossed areas resist it. I like the effect it created when I stamped the flowers on top.
I made the flower bouquet using a variety of our punches, many of which are being retired this month. I used two of the scallop circles, the fun flower and the blossom bunch punch. I simply laid 5 or 6 of the punches on top of one another, pierced a hole through the center, and inserted a brad. Next I ‘scrunched’ up the flowers one layer at a time. Then I attached a wire stem to the back of each flower.
This would make a great, inexpensive gift for a friend or loved one. I hope you liked it! Click the next button to follow along with the blog hop and see what Wynne has to share with us!
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What a great to stamp bold images on the emboss resist paper Anna! I love it and your flowers are beautiful too!
Anna, I love the stamping on the emboss resist paper! I would have never thought to do that. Love your flowers too! They would look great on my desk if you need a place for them. lol 🙂
I’ve never tried the resist paper. On my list. Love the flowers and the card.
Trying this one. I’ve never stamped on my emboss resist paper.I’ve just added color and its always been a accent piece.loving the inspiration in this hop!!
Love the paper flowers nice card also
Love both of these…awesome job!
wow! you’re bouquet is absolutely fabulous! looks like a ton of work! I love how you used the Irresistibly yours paper too. I’ve had trouble thinking of ideas for it, but you did a fabulous job!
Anna…love what you made! Love those colors…Wynne 🙂
Wow! Terrific idea to stamp on the resist paper. What a lovely effect. Beautiful paper flower arrangement too.
Love your vase of flowers and your card. So, so cute!!!
Love your projects, your vase of flowers are so cute.
Hi Friend! Your card & project are beautiful!! How did you attach the flowers to the wire? 🙂
I don’t think I ever saw this comment. I used brads in the centers of the flowers, and looped the brad back through the loop in the wire. Does that make sense?