Tuesday, May 12, 2020

ITP May Release Day #2

Hello again and welcome to day #2 of the May release introductions! Yours truly is doing the feature post over on the Ink to Paper blog today, so be sure to hop on over there and see what all the other designers are creating as well! We are introducing Floral Delicacies stamps/dies + In Stitches: Back Pocket dies.


I have three cards to share and the first is my favorite! I love the diamond die set that reminds me of a garden trellis (you will see more details when it is introduced on Thursday). I think it pairs so well with these fun new florals! 

I love that this stamp set introduced me to a flower called allium - commonly known as Ornamental Onion. It is found in many different colors and can be in shades of purple, pink, blue, yellow, or white. I even took license to create some red allium on my next card. The bottom line is that this stamp set is VERY versatile when it comes to color options!


STAMPS: Floral Delicacies, Blossoming Branches
INK: Sweet Blush, Pale Peony, Green Parakeet, New Leaf, True Black
PAPER: Soft Stone, White, Bitty Big: Pale Peony
DIES: Floral Delicacies, Border Bling: Diamonds

My second card pairs the flowers with this fun In Stitches: Back Pocket die. I have more ideas for its use in the future since the larger pocket is the perfect size to use as a gift card holder.

After stamping the first step of the flowers with Pure Poppy ink, I white embossed the second step stamp then added Black Enamel Accents to the centers. The rivets were cut from shiny card stock and white card stock was layered behind the three different parts of the pocket. The small dotted swiss pattern of the patterned paper echoes the stitching dots.

I didn't want to cover up the leaves with the sentiment label, so chose to go with gold embossing on vellum. It also softens up the starkness of the colors. I elected to round off the corners which also softens the look of the card. I use "hello" sentiments pretty often when I'm building up my card stash because it can go with so many different occasions.


STAMPS: Floral Delicacies
INK: Pure Poppy, Green Parakeet, New Leaf; Versamark
PAPER: Bitty Big: Dark Indigo, Pure Poppy, White; Vellum; Shiny Silver
DIES: In Stitches: Back Pocket, Floral Delicacies
OTHER: Silver embossing powder, Black Enamel Accents

This last card uses a purple color theme and again you see the border die that will be introduced in a couple of days.

More white embossing is happening here. Some of the leaves were stamped directly on the card base and others were die cut and popped with foam tape. 


STAMPS: Floral Delicacies
INK: Amethyst Allure, Green Parakeet, New Leaf; Versamark
PAPER: White, Amethyst Allure
DIES: Border Bling: Diamonds, Floral Delicacies, Beautiful Bouquet Tag
OTHER: White embossing powder, twine

This was a lengthy post but hope you are still hanging in there! Be sure to visit again tomorrow when Day #3 introductions will be made.                                 Happy stamping!    ~Wanda


Luanne said...

These are just amazing Wanda! Love them!!

Barbara said...

Such beautiful cards! The pink allium was my fav as well. Thanks for the insight on this flower....what a lovely picture! This stamp set , your cards just hit my inspiration button today.