Sharon issued a challenge to create or use 3D flowers on your project this week.
Check out all the Challenge Details and see Sharon's creation on her blog No Time to Stamp. Play along and link your project with Mr. Linky on No Time to Stamp, Sharon's blog! Check out the beautiful samples for the Stamp Simply Challenge today on the blogs of these totally creative designers: Tammy, Janine, AJ, Deb Neerman, Barbara, Barb Schram, and Jennifer. Our April guest designer is Teresa Kline, her blog is Enjoy the VA Sunshine.
I created two cards for today's challenge using the NEW Outlines stacking Wavy Posy Flowers. The stamps have really open flower petals making them ideal for paper piecing. The flowers also have an extra "edge" in the image you can see it on the blue flowers. I cut the edge off the yellow flowers, giving them a different look. Also they created a set of six different sentiment centers you can pop in the middle of the flowers. A smart way to create a fun floral card for any occasion, and I like when I can use something in more than one way! I popped the sentiment circle up on a button for the first card. All of the DP on both cards is from the October Afternoon's Fly a Kite Collection.... I'm just loving it and it might not leave my desk until I have used it up!
The second card I made uses the same style stamps. I stamped and cut out two flowers from the checked paper and then colored that extra edge with a Copic, helping to give the impression of more layers than there really is. I tucked some punched leaves under the blossom as well. To create the striped Cuttlebug background - I glued my yellow strip to the aqua paper, cut it to size, then ran both thru the CB folder. A few extra layers and DONE.
- Stamps: All stamps are from Outlines: Wavy Posy Series #G-1026, #E-1027, #D-1028 and Posy Greeting Centers #F-1049 (These stamp are not available online from Outlines, but you can find them in stores now)
- Paper: October Afternoon's Fly a Kite Collection, Neenah Peppercorn Ivory, Pale Yellow, Aqua, Black
- Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
- Other: Copic Marker, SU Branch Punch, Cuttlebug Folders, Misc Ribbon