My Favorite Flower

August 23, 2019
Altenew Vintage Flowers

Hello! My all-time favorite flowers are roses. Especially yellow roses! The inspiration for today’s card is from the latest challenge at The Flower Challenge Blog.

For this card, I used Altenew’s Vintage Flower stamp set. This stamp set is really beautiful! It has so many different types and sizes of flowers.

To make this card, first I stamped out all the layers for each of the flowers and leaves. I have listed all the color combinations I used down below. Next, I colored in one of the layers of each image with an emboss it pen, covered them with sparkling embossing powder, and heat set them. By doing this, I feel I was able to give the flowers a bit of dimension, sparkle, and shine. I cut out all the images and set them aside.

Instead of a white background, I decided to use a card stock with a grey striped pattern, which I thought would go nicely with the colors I used to stamp out my images. I cut a rectangle frame and attached it to the center of the background. Then, I arranged the flowers in a symmetrical pattern in the corners of the frame and glued them down.

Altenew Vintage Flowers closeup of sparkle embossing powder

So that the flowers would have some dimension, I added foam squares to the back of the blue ones. Then, I cut out six “awesome” words with my Cricut Explore Air and glued them together for dimension. Next, I stamped out “you are” from Altenew’s Painted Butterflies stamp set on some white cardstock and cut it out. I arranged and glued both sentiments inside the frame. I finished the card by attaching the panel onto a top folding A2 size notecard.

Altenew Vintage Flowers side view

Thanks for stopping by! – Mona

Supplies used:

Altenew Vintage Flowers stamp set

Altenew Painted Butterflies stamp set

Lawn Fawn Stiched Rectangle Frames die

Yellow Rose: Memento Dandelion, Catherine Pooler Tiara and Limoncello

Blue flower: Catherine Pooler It’s a Boy, Fiesta Blue, and Something Borrowed

Leaves: Catherine Pooler: Mellon Ice, Lime Rickey, and Grass Skirt

Hero Arts Sparkle embossing powder

Ranger Emboss It pen

Art Glitter Glue

Tombow Mono Dots Adhesive

Neenah solar white cardstock (110lb and 80lb)

Cricut Explore Air 2

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  • Reply Viv (Daizy-Mae) August 26, 2019 at 9:59 am

    Such a beautiful card and flowers. Thanks for sharing with us over at ‘The Flower Challenge’ 😉 Viv DT xx

    • Reply Mona August 26, 2019 at 10:32 am

      Thank you!

  • Reply Rachel Vass August 26, 2019 at 10:58 am

    Beautiful flowers and I love the pop of yellow against the watercolor stripe. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at The Flower Challenge.
    Rachel DT

    • Reply Mona August 26, 2019 at 11:03 am

      Thank you!

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