Mother’s Day: Doodle blooms

doodle blooms

This card was created on February 26th; ready for the time of year when the floral stamp sets come into their own… Mother’s Day. I made this one for my other half’s mum.

Inspired by:

This card by Sharon Hayes on Instagram.

How:

Stamping, heat embossing, Distress ink blending and fussy cutting. All far easier and quicker than arranging the individual finished elements into an arrangement I liked. The flowers and leaves were fixed to the background panel (more ink blending there); some pieces were glued flat and others were popped up on foam tape.

The sentiment was stamped and heat embossed on a die-cut vellum panel, which was glued to the main panel with a few dots of multi-medium matte hidden behind some Doodlebug sprinkles.

doodle blooms - detail

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    WPlus9 – doodle buds
    Clearly Besotted – fresh flowers (sentiment)
  • dies:
    Waltzingmouse Stamps – pretty panel #1
  • inks:
    Versafine – onyx black
  • Distress ink pads:
    flowers – candied apple, wilted violet, carved pumpkin, mermaid lagoon
    background – twisted citron, mowed lawn, forest moss
  • embossing powder:
    Wow! – super fine – clear gloss
  • embellishments:
    Doodlebug – sprinkles – silver assortment
  • paper and card:
    Strathmore Bristol 300
    Papermill Direct – plain – teal
    Anita’s white vellum
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