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Tip: For a more watercolor background, spritz paper with water.

Real Flowers
By Sally Traidman

Inked flowers pressed on paper make unique stamps.

Featured Product:
CL426 Real Flowers


Hero Materials:
CH191 Purple Metallic Decor *
CL428 Earth Flowers *
AF101 Black Ink Pad
AF162 Tim Holtz: Scattered Straw Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF163 Tim Holtz: Shabby Shutters Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF187 Tim Holtz Milled Lavender Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF191 Bundled Sage Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF193 Crushed Olive Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF194 Forest Moss Distress Dye Ink Pad
PS550 Lilac Folded Cards *
PS593 Iris Layering Paper *
PS603 Celadon Layering Paper *
PS610 Snow Layering Paper
* limited availability

Additional Materials:
Colored pencils, fine tip black pen


Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of Snow layering paper as shown.
  2. Apply various colors of distress inks to the background by rubbing directly on the cardstock and using a foam applicator.
  3. Stamp the stem and leaves on the Snow piece with green ink. Stamp the wildflower with yellow ink. Mat Snow piece with Celadon layering paper.
  4. Stamp the large pressed flower on Snow layering paper with black ink. Color with pencils and cut out around the image.
  5. Stamp the small pressed flower with black ink on Iris layering paper and cut out around image.
  6. Layer the two flowers together and embellish with Metallic Decor. Attach to card.
  7. Stamp leaf on a scrap of cardstock. Cut out and attach to card.
  8. Personalize card with handwritten name.


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