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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Stampin' Up! Australia - Stampin' Up! Blended Bloom


The inspiration image at The Card Concept's this week is a beautiful elegant bouquet of flowers on a thanksgiving/fall table setting.

Since we don't celebrate Thanksgiving here in Australia, I took my design cues from the cluster of flowers and the colour palette.

I masked off my centre panel and stamped the Blended Blooms stamp in Blushing Bride, Blackberry Bliss and Early Espresso. I then sponged Blushing Bride around the edges and painted over the panel with Wink of Stella Clear which caused the colours to wash and bleed a bit which gave a beautiful marbled effect.

Here is the image:

Card recipe
Stamps - Blended Bloom
Ink - Blushing Bride, Early Espresso, Blackberry Bliss
Cardstock - Very Vanilla
Tools - Stampin' Trimmer, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin' Sponges
Post-it notes, Wink of Stella (clear) 

I hope you like my card.

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  1. This is so soft and beautiful Alison! Just gorgeous!

  2. Love the softness and those flowers Alison!!

  3. I love how you've blended all these beautiful colors, Alison! This is sooo pretty!
    Take Care!

  4. Love the effect that you created - oh so pretty!!

    Deanne :)

  5. This is so pretty Alison! All the shades of plum:)))

  6. This is gorgeous, Allison!!!
    Lilian TCC DT
    The Leaf Studio

  7. Oh, I agree with the others- this is gorgeous!! Love your multiple stamped images and your sponging- great job!

  8. How lovely Alison, such a beautiful effect. Would love to try this


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