Saturday, 6 June 2015

Stampin' on Saturday ~ Flower Power

I do love a good flower stamp. Along with butterflies, they are among the most used motifs from my stamp collection. The Petite Petals set, with matching punch, has certainly earned its keep.

























While I was making the mosaic cards, the other day, I thought that the embossing folder looked a bit like a trellis. I could imagine something growing there. I took a flourish and stamped it a few times before embossing the card. Finishing with a sprinkle of flowers and a sentiment.

























I took the same flourish and stamped it once this time. Adding a label, which I stamped onto a separate piece of card and cut out, before embellishing with a cluster of flowers. Leaving me with plenty of white space.


Finally, the type of card we never want to make. I always keep it very simple when making sympathy cards. The flourish didn't quite fit the idea I had in mind so I picked a leafy stem instead. Positioning the flowers to cover up the berries.

Using one flower from the set and just two ink pads, in grey and green, I changed the card stock colour each time to give me some variety. Do you have a favourite stamp or motif that you use a lot?

8 comments:

Louise said...

They are all lovely and that is a gorgeous flower stamp. I go thorough phases with stamps.

scrappyjacky said...

They are such pretty cards.

KraftyKaren said...

All really lovely cards x I should imagine my butterfly stamps are the most used in my collection. My most used sentiment stamp at the moment is the Happy Birthday from the Butterfly Basic set, it is just so lovely!!

alexa said...

I need to learn some lessons from you - these are very stylish, yet with plenty of my favourite 'white' space. Genius to place the flowers on top of the berries!

Sian said...

They're just perfect. I'm sure that sympathy card will be pinned..everyone needs a good idea for a classic like that.

My favourite stamp? The houses I bought from you!

Susanne said...

These are lovely, I'm especially enamored of the trellis one. I have that same set, must get it out and play with it.

Miriam said...

These are so pretty Fiona.

Jo said...

They are all great cards and that is a gorgeous stamp x