Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes

How is it possible that it is the last day of the September?  A few challenges end today.  Somehow I never got around to doing them until now.

Color: SU! September Colour Challenge and SU #SimpleStamping September Challenge using the current Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#525).

Here is the result:



  • Using the retired stamp set, Flirty Flowers, I stamped the open Floral image three times across the bottom of a Basic White cardstock panel (4½” x 3”) with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  In the open area between image one and two, the Stems were masked-off with a Post-It-Note and the fourth lower Floral image was stamped.  One Flower image was stamped higher and the stems and leaves were added in free-hand with a Fine-Tipped Black Journaling Pen.
  • Using the two little stamps (flower center and small leaf) from the Blossoms in Bloom stamp set. I added the colors Pale Papaya, Flirty Flamingo and Coastal Cabana to the Flowers.  Using the Pear Pizzazz Stampin’ Write Marker, I colored the Leaves on the floral stems.
  • The upper right corner of the Floral panel was nipped with one of the retired Layering Oval Dies to match the sketch.
  • I chose Flirty Flamingo cardstock for the Accent Panel (3⅜” x 3½”).
  • I chose Coastal Cabana cardstock for the card base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”).  The sentiment, Best Wishes, from the Welcoming Woods stamp set was stamped with Versamark ink and heat-set with White Embossing Powder in the upper right corner.  The font used in this stamp set is very pretty.
  • And we are done!

I did look for a Faith or Spiritual sentiment, but I couldn’t find one that I liked that also suited the space created by the notched corner element of the sketch.

Best Wishes is always a nice sentiment for a Birthday card and using the heat embossing technique steps this simple (Stamps, Ink and Paper) card up just a tiny bit.

Our Australian friends are just heading into Spring and Flirty Flowers is a fun stamp set to use with the fresh color palette chosen.

Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.   Cheers,  Jolanda!

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Like this card? Want to make one similar?
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Published by Jolanda Johnstone

Owner of THE INQUE SPOT STUDIO - Creative Space for Stamping & Paper Crafting and Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in South Carolina.

3 thoughts on “Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes

  1. So cheerful and pretty, Jolanda! Your color choices are fabulous and you’ve used our sketch perfectly. Thank you for playing along with us at TSOT #525.


  2. Wow, Jolanda – this card is so perfect! GREAT take on the sketch, and so buttoned up – those stems are super sweet! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!


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