I was asked to make arrangements for four musical number at an event for women in my church. I wanted to be able to express my appreciation for this willingness to share their talents, this is the first card I created.
I pulled out Simon Says Stamp Kind Flowers and stamped it on Bristol Smooth Cardstock and watercolored it with ZIG Real Brush Markers. I wanted a bright and happy spring feel, so I used multiple colors for the flowers and love the way it turned out.
This stamp set has the word “kind” inset in the middle of the flowers, but it also comes with a stamp for the word “kind” and a matching die. I decide to stamp it on mirror cardstock and heat emboss it with gold powder. It is very subtle but pretty effect. Next I stamped a secondary sentiment on black cardstock and heat embossed it in gold and cut it into a thin strip and added it to the center of the word “kind” adhering it directly over the die cut word with liquid adhesive.
I then die cut the focal image using a scalloped rectangle and adhered it to a side folding A2 cardbase made from 120# white cardstock. There is a slight variation in the color of the two cardstock, but I like that little bit of difference, I think it helps the focal image to pop a little more on the page. The card front was embossed using Stampin’ Up’s Subtle Embossing Folder, which adds the slightest texture, but is really pretty in real life.
- Simon Says Stamp Kind Flowers
- Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers
- ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers: 084 Deep Violet, 037 Cornflower Blue, 032 Persian Blue, 029 Geranium Red, 052 Bright Yellow, 050 Yellow,046 Mid Green, 044 Deep Green, 041 Light Green
- VersaMark Ink
- Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
- Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
- Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
- Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
- Stampin’ Up Subtle Embossing Folder
- 3M ½” Foam Tape
- Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
- Ranger Gold Stickles
- Gina Marie Designs Scalloped Rectangle