Monday, April 21, 2014

Stamped Sunflower Card

Hello crafty friends,
I hope you are enjoying a great day and maybe even enjoying some crafting. Today I am sharing another card I created with a couple CTMH stamps. Before I share my project, for those that are following along with the counting of the Omer and reading along with me, here is today's reading.


Beth

9 How can a young man cleanse his way?

By taking heed according to Your word.
10 With my whole heart I have sought You;
Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments!
11 Your word I have hidden in my heart,
That I might not sin against You.
12 Blessed are You, O Lord!
Teach me Your statutes.
13 With my lips I have declared
All the judgments of Your mouth.
14 I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies,
As much as in all riches.
15 I will meditate on Your precepts,
And contemplate Your ways.
16 I will delight myself in Your statutes;
I will not forget Your word.
Psalm 119: 9-16
Blessings as you read and meditate on His Word.

So now onto my card for today.



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Here’s a look at my completed card. It is an A2 (4.25 x 5.5) size. I started by taking a piece of Kraft cardstock and stamping the stripes using the In the Background stamp. I used Chocolate inkI then repeated this step on a smaller mat.


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I set those aside and began working on my flower. I stamped several petals in Crème Brule ink and used one of the “petal” stamps from the Just for you set. I created SVG die cut files for this set so stamping several at a time and having them pre-cut was fast and easy.



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I created the base by using a 1 1/2” circle. I positioned the petals as pictured above.

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I then added another set of petals underneath the first four and placed them offset as pictured above. I set this layer aside.


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Next I took a 1 1/2” circle and stamped to create the center of my flower. I started by using the circle stamp in the stamp set and inking it with Chocolate ink. I stamped in the center of the circle. See photo above.

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Next I stamped on the top and bottom of the circle. See photo above.

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Then I stamped on each side of the bottom stamped image. See photo above.

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I repeated the last step on the sides of the top stamped image and this completed the center. After stamping. I added petals to this circle in the same fashion as the base layer. There should be a total of 8 petals on this layer.

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To complete the flower, I simply layered the stamped image layer flower set on top of the bottom larger layer. This gives you a total of 16 petals and makes the flower nice and full.


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Once the flower was completed, I added some stamped leaves and adhered it to the card.

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I added a sentiment and used my EK photo corner punch to punch out some photo corners. I just used the same center circle stamp and stamped on some cardstock and then punched the photo corners out. This gave the photo corners an extra decorative touch.


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Here is one last look at the completed card.

Products Used for this project
pazzle1
Pazzles inspiration
CTMH-b1398 just for you-200
Just For You Stamp Set
CTMH-d1540-in the background-200
In The Background Stamp Set

chocolate-200
Chocolate Ink Pad
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Crème Brulee Ink Pad

pear-200
Pear Ink Pad
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Kraft Cardstock
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White Cardstock
mini corner punch
EK Mini Corner Punch

Are you interested in the cut files I created for this stamp set?
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 Spend a minimum of $10 through my Close To My Heart gathering link and I will send you your choice of two of the cut file sets.
Spend a minimum of $25 and I will send you your choice of four of the cut file sets.

Here are the sets I have created so far.
CTMH c1574-Believe in Yourself-200
Believe In Yourself
CTMH-c1537-sweet-as-honey-200
Honeycomb 
Sweet As Honey


CTMH-C1575-True to life-200
True To Life
CTMH-b1398 just for you-200
Just For You

CTMH-c1570-hello-blooms-200
Hello Blooms
CTMH a1153-hpe-200
Hope

Lastly, Don’t forget the fantastic special Close To My Heart Is running this month.
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PLUS, I will be giving the cut files I create for the stamp sets for FREE to those who join through me. Have any questions, please feel free to contact me: melin(@)scrapbookeden(dot)com.

Well, that about covers it for today. As always, thank you so much for sharing your crafty time with me. Until next time,
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1 comment:

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

This is gorgeous !!! I really love the way you created the center of the beautiful sunflower by stamping it !!! This is a wonderful card !! Hope you have a wonderful day !!

Hugs,
Mayra
Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com