Lotus Blossom & Irresistibly Yours from Stampin’ Up!

We are a whole week into Sale-a-bration and I promised I would share more cards some of the free products you can earn during Sale-a-bration.  So today I am featuring the Lotus Blossom Stamp Set and the Irresistibly Yours DSP.  These are both wonderful products and once I started playing with them and  my stamp pads I could not stop with the color combinations. These products are only available until March 31st and you cannot buy them ~ they come FREE with a product order of $50!!

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The Lotus Blossom Stamp Set uses a three step stamping technique, each of the stamps applies a slightly different image of the lotus flower so that you can build up your colors and really get a WOW!!  As the set is photopolymer it is so easy to do as you can see right thru each stamp to line everything up!

The card base is Pear Pizzazz cut at 8 1/2  x 5 1/2 and scored @ 4 1/4

I cut a piece of the DSP at 5 1/4 x 2.  When you look at this paper it appears to be all white, but hold it under a light and you will see that it is embossed with a white design, it really springs into life when you get a Stampin’ Sponge and apply ink with a circular motion.  Once you have the strength of color you want then simply burnish with a paper towel or tissue and it will take the excess ink off the pattern and it will really pop!

The image is stamped onto 4 x 2 3/4 Whisper White using Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana and Pool Party, then layered onto 4 1/4 x 3 Pear Pizzazz using Snail Adhesive.  This was then attached to the base card with 5/6 Stampin’ Dimensionals.  A thin strip of Silver Glimmer Paper  and a little loop of the new Jute Ribbon from the Occasions Catalog completed my card.

Excited by this fresh and bright color combination I started to look at the other ink pads on my work bench and thought ‘Vintage’,

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This card uses the same Lotus Blossom stamp set and I used Early Expresso, Chocolate Chip and Crumb Cake inks to build up my flowers.  The base card is 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Crumb Cake, the image is stamped on Whisper White, edges sponged with Soft Suede ink  and layered onto Chocolate Chip card.  About 10″ of Early Expresso 1/2 seam binding, Venetian Crotchet Trim and Champagne Glimmer paper, gave me my final vintage feel.

Here are my other color combinations, in each case I used the lightest ink to color the DSP:

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  • Cajun Craze and Blushing Bride
  • Crushed Curry and So Saffron
  • Strawberry Slush and Pink Pirouette
  • Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum & Wisteria Wonder
  • Tangerine Tango and Crisp Cantaloupe
  • Pacific Point and Marina Mist
  • Blackberry Bliss and Perfect Plum

Here are the main supplies used:

Happy StamMy Project 4-001ping 🙂

If you’d like any of the supplies, to shop, or to get a catalog, please feel free to contact me, and if you’re thinking of joining Stampin’ Up! and my team I’d most definitely like to hear from you.

 

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