Layered Lotus Stamping

by Aimes


It's Aimes here today sharing a card I've whipped up using the lovely Lotus Stamp Set along with some additional Altenew goodies of course! :)


I love the sketchy nature of this stamp set, and the fact that it's a layered stamp set that has a co-ordinating die set, makes creating colored floral accents easy peasy! The flower was stamped with inks from the Red Cosmos Mini Cube Set and the leaves with inks from the Green Fields Mini Cube Set.

Congratulations Close Up

I created the card base from Altenew's Navy Cardstock and if you look closely, you'll notice that there's a bit of texture to the card front. I thought it was looking a bit plain, so inspired by my fellow teamie Lydia, I simply embossed the Shutter Cover Die over it. I love the subtle effect it adds. :)

I needed a card for my brother and sister-in-law's wedding anniversary, so opted for a congratulations sentiment from the Dodecagram Stamp Set. Then it was just a case of embellishing the design with sequins and twine for those finishing touches. Easy peasy!

Well, that's all from me today as I'd better get this card in the post!

Happy stamping!



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Harriet August 25, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Beautiful combination….especially the dark blue card stock.

Aimes August 27, 2016 - 11:03 AM

Thank you so much, Harriet. Altenew’s navy cardstock is quickly becoming my favourite to add contrast to my cards. ;)

Anne Sturgeon August 25, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Lovely card. I really love that Lotus. I need to add it to my list. Thanks for sharing.

Aimes August 27, 2016 - 11:03 AM

You really do, Anne! It’s a beautiful set to play with! :)

Lynn Dalby August 25, 2016 - 11:27 AM

A beautiful C&S.

Aimes August 27, 2016 - 11:04 AM

Thanks so much, Lynn! I do love a CAS design, can’t resist them. :)

Michele F August 25, 2016 - 2:07 PM

This little lovely has come to live with me recently, Aimes… thanks for your wonderful inspiration!

Aimes August 27, 2016 - 11:05 AM

What a wise purchasing decision, Michele! I really do love this set and I’d love to see what you make using it! :D

Marilyn Jensen August 25, 2016 - 7:14 PM

Lovely way to use this stamp….thanks for the inspiration!

Aimes August 27, 2016 - 11:14 AM

You’re more than welcome, Marilyn! Thank you for the lovely comment! :)


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