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It’s a Wonderful Post!

Happy Monday! I almost said that with a straight face! Honestly I’m not really excited for today. I’m heading back to work after being sick all weekend AND I have to participate in a huge presentation tomorrow. Can we stop time for a little bit?

Well, let’s try to brighten things up a bit with some gorgeous floral cards!

I am absolutely obsessed with Wonder Florals stamp and die set from Concord and 9th. The first thing I did when it arrived was stamp it and heat emboss it in a bunch of color combos (pretty much what I do with most large images I get).

Over the last week I’ve slowly been turning these into cards. I shared one earlier on Instagram, but I have a whole stack left.

Let’s get started!

For this card I stamped her image in Hero Arts Intense Black ink and colored it with Copic markers. Then I cut the image out using the coordinated die.

I also stamped the extra flower images separately with the same ink and colored them. I fussy cut the smaller images and added them over the matching images with foam tape.

Check out the dimension you get by adding those images.

I added the large die cut image to a panel of MFT’s Cool as a Cucumber cardstock with fun foam, and added that to Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock card base.

The matching sentiment was stamped in Versamark ink on Lawn Fawn’s Black Licorice cardstock and embossed with Hero Arts’ White embossing powder. I trimmed this down and added the sentiment strip with foam tape.

I finished off the card by adding Wink of Stella to the blue flowers and Purple Rain Nuvo Glitter Drops.

Next up we have some silver and glitter.

With this card I stamped the image with Versamark ink and heat embossed it twice, using Hero Arts Silver embossing powder. Then I die cut the Wonderful and put MFT Silver Sparkle cardstock behind the die cut. I filled in the berries with Blue Lagoon glitter Nuvo Drops. The card base is MFT’s Snow Cone. This one is one of my favorites!

I heat embossed the image in Silver a second time, with the same supplies.

In order to switch things up a bit, stamped the single flower and leaf images and heat embossed them with the same embossing powder. Then I colored them with Copic markers and die cut them. I added them the card panel with foam tape.

I stamped the sentiment “You’re So,” with Altenew’s Turquoise ink and trimmed it down to a small strip, which I added with foam tape. The word “Wonderful,” was colored with Wink of Stella and the panel was added to a Gina K Design’s Blue Raspberry card base.

Next up I stuck with the silver embossing powder, but this time on vellum!

I love how the embossing powder melted so smoothly on the vellum!

I went for a stained glass effect on this card, by coloring the back of the vellum with Copics. Then I adhered the vellum piece to a Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock panel for stability. I added the panel to a Cool as a Cucumber card base.

I stamped the matching sentiment with the same silver embossing powder and added the strips with foam tape. I finished off the card with more Purple Rain Nuvo Glitter Drops.

Next up, I tackled watercolors!

With this card I stamped the image on Bristol watercolor paper and embossed it in white. Then I used my Faber Castell watercolor pencils and a water brush to color the image.

Next I used the die to cut the word “Wonderful,” from Simon Says Stamp’s Orchid glitter cardstock. I really like how the glitter on this cardstock is iridescent instead of just Purple. It’s beautiful when it catches the light!

I added the watercolor panel to a Gina K Design’s Lovely Lavendar card base and added Pale Periwinkle Nuvo Jewel Drops to the berries. This card is another favorite!

Of course, I had to stamp the image on Navy cardstock with Gold embossing powder… I wasn’t going to skip this!

I used Gina K Design’s In the Navy cardstock and Ranger’s gold embossing powder. I kept this card very simple, cutting out the image with the coordinating die and adding it to a matching card panel with foam tape. I added Wink of Stella to the larger flowers and some Liquid Pearls in gold to the berries.

Whew! That was a lot with one stamp set! I had a tons of fun making these cards, and thinking of different ways to use this beautiful stamp. I know I will be breaking it out again soon (if I can slow down my compulsion to buy everything). I hope you like the examples I shared! Which one is your favorite?

Thanks for stopping by!

Nicole

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