I must admit I was hesitated to purchase this set, but I decided to take the plunge and give it a go and I’m glad I did. It’s a very versatile set with many lovely sentiments and greetings.
For this card, I stamped the image once in the corner using Dapper Denim ink pad on Whisper White Card stock and then using a Blender Pen I coloured in the flowers and leaves. For the sentiment, I patted the stamp in firstly Versa Mark and then Dapper Denim ink pad before stamping on the card stock, covering it with Clear Embossing Powder and heat setting with the Heat Tool. Using this technique you can heat emboss any Stampin’ Up! ink colour, giving your project a professional looking finish.
Then layering on a Dapper Denim matt and then on Whisper White card base.
I think this is a simple, fresh looking card that can be easily reproduced in a variety of colours and would make a lovely gift. I do recommend that you try various ink colours with the Blender Pens as they give different results.
And to show some of the versatility of this set:-
This is probably one of the easiest cards possible and it is soooo pretty. Each of the flowers are die cut using Sweet Sugarplum, Peek-a-boo Peach and Flirty Flamingo card stocks on the Big Shot with Flourish Thinlits. The leaves and the greeting are stamped directly on the Very Vanilla card base using Wild Wasabi ink pad. Finished with Pearl Basic Jewels. How could it be any easier!
And for that little touch of class – the flower image stamped in Sahara Sand and the greetings are Gold heat embossed on Very Vanilla Card stock, mounted on Sahara Sand and then on Very Vanilla card base. The photos just do not do it justice. Simple, elegant and understated….. in my opinion anyway.
If you live in New Zealand all supplies used to create these projects can be purchased HERE.
Stamp set: Flourishing Phrases
Thinlits: Flourish Thinlits
Card & Ink: Whisper White, Dapper Denim, Very Vanilla, Sweet Sugarplum, Peek-a-boo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, Sahara Sand, Versa Mark
Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels
Miscellaneous: Blender Pens, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Gold Embossing Powder.