Hello, stampers!! So glad you stopped by as I have for you today a Happy Mother’s Day card featuring Stampin’ Up! (SU) Fifth Avenue Floral Stamp Set, which is retired. I made the card for the following Sketch Challenge on Splitcoaststampers:
The Sketch Challenge, SC588, hosted by Carey aka cpayette, was fun but took some time to discern.
I was undecided about how to approach the challenge initially. I couldn’t decide if I wanted to use designer series paper or not, and if so, where in the design. Then I found in my cabinet an OLD SU designer series paper (i.e., Sweet & Sour Speciality Designer Series Paper) and I knew the answer to the question I was pondering. To me, this paper is so pretty with Rose Red and Pumpkin Pie as the main colors. You can’t see it in the photo, but the paper comes with one side of all the designs embossed.
(UPDATE: This card is a Favorite for the Week Ending April 17, 2016 on Splitcoaststampers!)
I then decided I wanted a floral image on the card and decided on the Hibiscus stamp from the SU Fifth Avenue Floral stamp set. I have many beautiful Hibiscus bushes in my yard, so they are special to me. Not my favorite flower, but special.
I used the swirly stamp from Everything Eleanor to create my stem after masking the flower. To give the image a little something extra, I used SU Rose Red and Pumpkin Pie Candy Dots and included two bees.
I hope you enjoy the card, and thanks for looking and leaving a comment!!
Stamps: SU Fifth Avenue Floral, SU Everything Eleanor, ODBD Butterfly & Bugs, and ODBD All Mothers Paper: SU Sweet & Sour SPSP, Rose Red, and Very Vanilla Card Stock Ink: SU Pear Pizzazz, Basic Black, Rose Red, and Copics Accessories: Rose Red Ribbon, ODBD Double Stitched Circles Dies, ODBD Butterfly & Bugs Dies, SU Candy Dots, and MISTI Techniques: Masking and Coloring with Copics
Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen
“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:2-3