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Congratulations (Hand-Penned Petals) – Video

by Kylie

Hi everyone, a couple of weeks ago I shared the cards I made for Mother’s Day. I received a lot of questions as to how I created the background of the cards. So today, I am pleased to share a video showing my process.

To create the card I used the fabulous Hand-Penned Petals Bundle. This is a two-step stamp set and die set (sold separately or as a bundle for a 10% discount). It features line drawings and solid stamps to add colour. Of course, you can still colour the line drawing however you would like but the solid stamps sure make the process fast! The solid images do not perfectly match the line drawings but it adds a certain character, I think.

I’ve used the one floral line drawing in two ways on this card. The first way is to create a focal image for my card. The second way is to create a fun background. It’s actually a relatively fast process. I stamped the line image in Versamark all over the card base and then heat embossed it. Next, I used a Water Painter to add some watered down ink to the flowers. It looks so pretty.

Here’s the video…

Here’s the card…

Here’s the same card with a different sentiment…

I love this design and actually made it for a recent card swap I did with some of the girls from the Stampers Anonymous team. I was also thinking that while you could actually create this card with pretty much any colour combination, that Garden Green might look awesome as a card base. What do you think? Will you give it a try?

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope you have a great day!

Happy Stamping, Kylie

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8 comments

Stephanie Atterbury May 19, 2021 - 10:49 pm

Absolutely lovely and thank you for the video! Never tried that technique, but can’t wait to now.

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Kylie May 22, 2021 - 1:04 pm

Thanks so very much, Stephanie! So glad you enjoyed it and I’m thrilled you are going to give it a go! Let me know how you go!

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Margaret Spencer June 30, 2021 - 11:31 am

Thank you for the video; I did want to see how you managed the background. The cards are lovely! I have the set and will try this

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Kylie June 30, 2021 - 11:37 pm

Hi Margaret, you are very welcome! I am so glad you enjoyed the card and I hope you have lots of fun trying out this technique! 🙂

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Vicki Freeze August 26, 2021 - 10:11 pm

Beautiful and I will try this. Thanks for sharing.

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Kylie August 27, 2021 - 4:43 pm

Thanks so much for stopping by, Vicki! I’m so glad you liked the card and I do hope you will give it a go! 🙂

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Kylie Bertucci December 3, 2021 - 4:27 am

Stunning cards! Thanks for the inspiration Kylie.

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Kylie December 7, 2021 - 3:40 pm

I’m so glad you like them, Kylie! Thanks so much for the sweet comment! 🙂

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