Wednesday, 8 August 2018


It's always a nice thing to ink up some new stamps - I have a set of Clearly Besotted English Rose stamps that I haven't used yet and I thought they deserved an outing.  Cards In Envy are asking for us to use new stamps and my card is flat enough to fit in an envelope.

The Sunday Stamps Sketch motivated me today to get card making - a simple sketch but it made me use some papers.  I used some from My Mind's Eye Collectable Memorable collection - they were on my desk as I had just been doing a scrapbook layout so thought I could use them on the card too and it just so happened there was a lovely rose background paper in the collection.

I used some retired Stampin Up inks to stamp the roses, Pretty In Pink and Rose Red and another retired SU Ink Mellow Moss for the saying and the edges.  The sentiment is from Kaisercraft Gypsy Rose set of stamps - another new set for me.

I added a pearlized doily from SU and punched the little butterfly out of another paper from the set.  A touch of Wink of Stella and a ribbon finishes off the card. I love the way it has a sort of vintage feel to it.



Heather said...

So pretty, Fiona! I love the sketch turned sideways, and those colors look perfect for your lovely flowers! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

stampwithamyk said...

Your flower are just beautiful! Great layering and colors. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

Toni said...

I love those English roses--elegant. So glad you joined us over at CIE!