Awesomely Artistic in Perfectly Purple

Happy Saturday!  There is something about a mild spring-like Saturday in late winter that is so uplifting and energizing.  Although I did use some of that energy on a few household chores, the uplift came from creating this card for the Stamp, Ink, Paper sketch challenge.

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I have been really loving the Awesomely Artistic stamp set lately.  I’m not sure what took me so long to give this set a work out but I can see so many possibilities…

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I recently used the flowers on another card here.  This time however, I decided to color and snip them to create a more dimensional image.  I used markers to color the flowers and leaves and then used a little Dazzling Details in the center.  The dragonfly was stamped on Vellum in Versa-Mark and heat embossed using Iridescent embossing powder.

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The embossing folder I used is from another company, but I thought it was the perfect background for this card.  The sentiment is from A Dozen Thoughts stamp set and the frame around it is also from Awesomely Artistic and is stamped in Wisteria Wonder. I should mention that  added two candy dots in the same color to the frame. The frame is easily cut using a die from the Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits.  I added Wisteria Wonder 1/2″ seam binding behind the flowers.

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The inside sentiment is from the Cottage Greetings stamp set.  The font in this set is so feminine and pretty.

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I did something a little different to the envelope flap.  It is embossed with the same folder I used on the card and then stamped the front to match the inside of the card.  I do like how everything coordinates.

I hope you enjoyed this project and perhaps it gave you a little “spring” lift as it did for me.  Please stop by again soon.

Rosanne

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Stamps:  Awesomely Artistic (139950), A Dozen Thoughts (131059), Cottage Greetings (139962)

Inks:  Wisteria Wonder (126985), Versa-Mark (102283)

Cardstock:  Whisper White (100730), Wisteria Wonder (122922)

Embellishments:  Iridescent Embossing Powder (101930), Dazzling Details (124117), Subtles Candy Dots (130933), Wisteria Wonder 1/2″ Seam Binding (134572)

Tools:  Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits (135707), Big Shot (113439), Trimmer (126889), Heat Tool (129053)

Adhesives:  Tombow (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

16 Comments

  1. Lovely card!! Beautiful coloring, and I love the touch of sparkle added by the dragonfly. Thank you for taking on my sketch at Stamp, Ink, Paper!! 🙂

  2. Roseanne, I absolutely adore this card! I have this stamp set on a demo order that should arrive tomorrow so a big thank you for the fabulous inspiration! I’m so happy you joined up this week at Stamp, Ink, Paper for our sketch challenge!

    • Thanks Tina…you are going to love creating with this set. I’m not sure what took me so long to finally start playing with it!

  3. Rosanne I love your gorgeous card!! That vellum dragonfly is awesome! That emvossing folder was perfect for your card and such a nice touch to match the envelope with the embossing! Who makes that folder? Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper 🙂

  4. Beautiful card, Rosanne! Love this stamp image as a fussy cut floral. And your coloring is perfect!! 🙂

  5. Awesome card .I love everything about it. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Love the card. This is one of my favorite stamp sets

  7. Phyllis Strickland

    What a beautiful card! Love what you did with the dragonfly, too!

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