Artisan Textures · Clean and Simple · Inspiring Iris · Love What You Do · Quick and Easy Cards · Rooted in Nature

Two Step Stamping on Coloured Cardstock

In a recent class, I showed participants how to get more from their stamp sets by stamping on coloured cardstock instead of a neutral colour. For the class we used the Inspiring Iris stamp set which has a great set of flowers. These cards are clean and simple as well as quick and easy to… Continue reading Two Step Stamping on Coloured Cardstock

Fancy Fold · Gatefold · Inspiring Iris · Scripty 3D EF

A Gatefold Fancy Fold card using Inspiring Iris

Today I have used the Inspiring Iris stamp set to create an unusual gatefold fancy fold card. Usually this type of Gatefold would be portrait orientation. To show off the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder and the script Designer Series Paper, I decided to try it in a landscape orientation.Supplies:Stamp Set: Inspiring IrisCardstock: Bermuda Bay, Whisper… Continue reading A Gatefold Fancy Fold card using Inspiring Iris

Clean and Simple · Collage · Inspiring Iris · Quick and Easy Cards

A Clean and Simple Collage card using Inspiring Iris

Today I have used the Inspiring Iris stamp set to create a pretty collage flower garden. This two-step stamp set makes it easy to create a quick and easy card.The outline images are stamped with Basic Gray, then the solid images stamped with Gorgeous Grape for the irises, Rococo Rose for the carnations and Merry… Continue reading A Clean and Simple Collage card using Inspiring Iris

Challenges · Dry Embossing · Inspiring Iris · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Sponging

Embossing Folders and Irises for the Sketch Challenge

This week I have used a number of embossing folders and the Inspiring Iris stamp set for the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. Click on the link to find out more about the challenge. Here is the sketch ... ... and here is my card. Tips: I embossed three different folders and then sponged them, cut… Continue reading Embossing Folders and Irises for the Sketch Challenge

Challenges · Inspiring Iris · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Carnations and Stripes for the Sketch Challenge

This week I have used the carnation images from the Inspiring Iris stamp set for the Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. Click on the link to find out more about the challenge. Here is the sketch ... ... and here is my card. Tips: Inspiring Iris is a two step stamping set. This allows you to… Continue reading Carnations and Stripes for the Sketch Challenge