Pressed Petals DSP with a Wild Rose for Make My Monday

Rustic Birthday Card Featuing To A Wild Rose by Stampin' Up!

 

Make My Monday has a new challenge today! Isn’t the color challenge wonderful? Those gorgeous flowers made me think of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP. Although I didn’t end up using the flower pattern that this reminded me of, it was definitely my jumping off point, using one of the my most favorite stamp sets in this year’s Annual Catalog, To A Wild Rose.

 

 

 

Rustic Birthday Card Featuing To A Wild Rose by Stampin' Up!

My Secrets to Making This Pressed Petals Project
Watercolor Flowers
  • The flowers were stamped in versamark onto watercolor paper, then heat embossed with clear embossing powder. I used Calypso Coral, Blushing Bride and Melon Mambo ink to watercolor each of the flowers. There’s no wrong way to do it! I mixed colors on the flowers and just had fun! Then, to add more depth, I colored them with various watercolor pencils. Always wait till the watercolored images are completely dry! You can let them dry naturally or hit them with your heat tool to speed up the process.
  • The leaves were stamped in Old Olive with the outline stamp, then to get a lighter color, the second leaf image was stamped off (second generation stamping, if you know that term).
Card Details
  • The background papers were chosen, cut and added to the A7 card base (finished card is 5″ x 7″). The die used for the outside border was one of the very first I ever bought, even before signing up with Stampin’ Up! I don’t believe I have used it in years! I unearthed it in a craft room clean-up a couple of months ago and have decided to let them shine now and then. The only problem is that I have no idea the exact name of them anymore, but am pretty sure it is a Spellbinders Nestabilities die. If you know the name of this one, I would love to hear which one it is. I now label all of my dies but didn’t have a clue I would want to know the names of them way back then. LOL
  • Finally, to dress up the card a bit, I stamped the sentiment from Path of Petals onto Very Vanilla then cropped it with the die from Ornate Frames. The pretty Magnolia Lane ribbon was cut and adhered to the card base before the sentiment was popped up with dimensionals.

Product Spotlight: Pressed Petals Specialty DSP

This Specialty DSP is currently part of the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale that ends October 31st! See the Sale HERE

Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper is a lightweight paper with photographic images of real pressed petals on one side and vintage designs on the other. One design has distinct designs to cut out and use on card fronts.
* 24 sheets of specialty patterned paper: 4 each of 6 double-sided designs
* 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Product List
Non-SU: Spellbinders Nestabilities Die

 

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11 Comments

  1. this looks so stunning, teamie!

    hugs and kisses from germany
    silvi

  2. Beautiful……

  3. Another beautiful floral creation and those DP’s are really lovely. Thanks so much for joining us again at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  4. Your card is so gorgeous!! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin’ Divas this week.

  5. Debbie,

    As usual, a terrific card! Great example for Make My Monday challenge this week. I love the DSP you featured.

    Your Design Team Doodle Pal,

    Janeen
    https://www.demidoodle.com/

  6. Those flowers are beautiful! Will try (to remember) using pencils after the color has dried- That MM flower is amazing. Love love love this card!

  7. You have created such a gorgeous card Debbie, for my colour challenge, I just love it! hugs Alli C XoX

  8. Stunning flowers, perfect for our September challenge at Stamping Sensations! Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us and hope to see you again next month!

    Lynne

  9. Debbie, I have the same Spellbinder Nestabilities ! It is called Curved Rectangles. It is a set of 6 dies. Bought mine ages ago also! Love your cards.

  10. No problem! If I have it, I will tell you.Stampers gotta stick together!

  11. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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