Saturday, September 2, 2017

Congratulations!



We have a challenge over at StampNation right now to use your layering stamps on a card. I bought one thinking it would be soooo easy to do. I can layer them up not too bad but the struggle for me is picking the colors to use.

So I challenged myself. 
I got out the Peony Bouquet stamp set and it's coordinating dies and just started stamping. I think I did about 15 flowers - some went straight into the trash before they were finished - not lined up or very wrong color choice - but I did manage to save a few that made it onto cards. I have this one today and another one I'll share with you on Wednesday. 

The most important thing I learned while practicing with these stamps is to keep a pad of paper and a pen with you so you can make note of the colors you used. 
While I have an idea I don't remember exactly because I tried a few different ones. I will list below what I remember.

The die on the side is a beautiful set called So Detailed from Stampin' Up! Unfortunately it's not in this years catalogue - I'm hoping they bring it back.
If you can find one that someone is selling, it's definitely worth grabbing. 

I am playing along with the challenge at Freshly Made Sketches - 
(I flipped and rotated the sketch)


Now it's your turn.
Get out your layering stamps and have some fun!

Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

supplies:
stamps: Peony Bouquet (Altenew), Wedding (Inkadinkado)
ink: Versafine Onyx Black (Tsukineko), 
red flower: Rockin' Red- full strength & stamped off once(CP Desgins), Flirty Flamingo- I think(SU)
orange flower: Tiki Torch (CP Designs), Orange Twist (CP Designs) and ?
cream flower: Very Vanilla (SU), Delightful Dijon (SU) and ?
leaves: from my stash - water colored a long time ago colors ??
paper: whisper white thick (SU), vellum (SU), watercolor (Canson cold press 140lb)
accessories: So Detailed Thinlits Dies (SU), Peony Bouquet Die set (Altenew), Word Window punch (SU), Stitched Stackable Rectangles (lawn fawn), craft foam (Michaels)


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4 comments:

  1. Your flowers are so beautiful. And I love the detail on that Thinlit die. So gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Just gorgeous! I love the elegance of this card and those pretty blooms. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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