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Pretty Flowers

I love, love, love flowers. All kinds, all colors. So naturally, I have loads and loads of flower image stamps, and I'm sure to buy more in the future. Some people have a lot of shoes, I have a lot of flower stamps. What can I say?
This first card is one I did for a swap last year. My friend saw it and promptly ordered a set of 10 so she could have birthday cards on hand. I actually bought this stamp set, Green Thumb because of this funky flower. It seems like a dandelion to me, but I wanted to use this color combination to echo its personality. It might be difficult to see, but I used stickles (glitter glue) in the centers for some sparkle.

Here's a familiar layout done with a twist. I heat embossed in white a full sheet of flowers from Lisa Johnson's set, Flower Garden, then cut the pieces I needed. A little like a One Sheet Wonder, I suppose. I've used several different colors of paper with this technique, and I just have loved how they've turned out.

Card #1:
Paper: PTI white, SU Green Galore
Ink: SU Gable Green, Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Basic Black
Stamps: PTI Green Thumb, SU Small Script
Other: Stickles, ribbon-Michael's

Card #2:
Paper: PTI white, SU Cool Caribbean
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip, Versamark
Stamps: SU Sincere Salutations, PTI Flower Garden
Other: White embossing powder, PTI Dark Chocolate satin ribbon

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  1. I love both of these cards! I too bought Green Thumb because I liked the "dandelion" image. Well, I also liked the delphinium one. OK, OK, so I like any flower. I love the white embossing in the bottom card--so pretty on the Cool Caribbean.

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  2. Now I need to get that stamp set. I love the "dandelion" image!

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  3. Oooo what a pretty "dandelion". I love the colors you used it is so bright and cheery!

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