Clear Embossed Flowers with Botanical Builder Framelits

Clear Embossed Flowers with Botanical Builder Framelits

This card features colors inspired by Connie Collins of the Global Design Project and lots of embossing! The enamel on the Botanical Builders flowers is actually clear embossing powder, in a triple thick layer.

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Foxy Florals for Irresistible Friends

For the Love of Irresistibly Floral Paper

I have been loving Irresistibly Floral Paper from Stampin’ Up! It is white with embossed white flowers on it. It’s incredibly easy to add a little ink with a sponge and get gorgeous colorful backgrounds. It’s the perfect paper, because it can can be any color and can coordinate with anything!

In today’s card, I combined this new favorite paper with one of my all time favorite stamp sets: Foxy Friends. In doing so, I also tried out a new technique!  Continue reading “Foxy Florals for Irresistible Friends”

A Clean and Simple Watercolor Wings Card

Clean and Simple Watercolor Wings

The Watercolor Wings stamp set (and the accompanying Butterfly Basics set and matching thinlits) are a classic in the Stampin’ Up! world. There are bunches and bunches of beautiful examples of elaborately layered cards with textured backgrounds and embellishments galore; at first I was intimidated. How could I compete with all that?

Well, the best way to get over creative roadblocks is to just get over it and make something anyway. So that’s what I did. Continue reading “A Clean and Simple Watercolor Wings Card”

Irresistibly Floral, Just Add Ink (and Butterflies)

A Big Thank You

My stack of cupcakes Sprinkles of Life Card got an honorable mention over at the Paper Players this week! I play along with challenges because it is so inspiring to have a goal to work towards, to see all the examples that the teams come up with, and to be a part of a community… but it is also so nice to be recognized! Thank you to the team over at Paper Players!

Irresistibly Floral, Really is Irresistible

I just discovered how amazing Irresistibly Floral Designer Series Specialty Paper this week. I am positively in love with it. I already love sponging on my papers to get gradient effects… Continue reading “Irresistibly Floral, Just Add Ink (and Butterflies)”