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Monday, 29 April 2019

Stampers Showcase Blog Hop: Bloomin' Daisies


Happy Monday, or at least I hope it's going to be a happy one for you.  Today I'm sharing my project for the Stampers Showcase Blog Hop.  This month's theme is all about Spring and Florals.  I hope you'll hop along with me and check out the projects by the other talented stampers featured in this month's hop; simply click the "NextBlog" button at the end to hop to the next project.

This month, I decided to use the Daisy Delight stamp set and coordinating punch.  I've actually used them in two different ways to give you more inkspiration!

The first project is the beautiful vases full of daisies.  I made one to coordinate with the card and then my daughter asked me to make her some too.  Of course, I had to add them into the photos.


To create these gorgeous daisies, I used the daisy punch and punched out 6 flowers in whisper white for each arrangement.  I then sponged the centres of each flower using either flirty flamingo or daffodil delight.  For the flirty flamingo flowers, I punched out 6 additional daisies in grapefruit grove and I cut the petals down until they were quite short.  Then I put 2 slits in each petal.  I adhered the layers using glue dots and gently bent the petals to create a more realistic feel.  A gold faceted gem was then added to the centre of each flower.  I used floral wire from the local craft store to create the stem and adhered to the back using a hot glue gun.  The daffodil delight flowers were created in the same fashion, only the centres are also whisper white and I only used 3 daisies instead of 6 to create the centres for this bouquet.


For the second item, I used a whisper white base measuring 8 1/2" x 5 1/2".  I folded this in half to create a card 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" but then I cut 1" from the bottom of the card front thus giving me a card 5 1/2" x 3 1/4" on the front.  I added a piece of DSP from the wood textures 6"x 6" DSP pack cut to 5 1/4" x 3".  I stamped the sentiment directly onto the DSP in flirty flamingo.  I stamped the daisy twice in memento tuxedo black ink and punched them out using the daisy punch.  Once I punched it, I then sponged the centres in flirty flamingo.  I added a gold faceted jewel to the centre and adhered the daisy using a stampin' dimensional.  A piece of linen thread is wrapped twice around the DSP before adhering that to the card front base.  In the 1" space left showing on the back of the card facing the centre, I stamped a daisy image in flirty flamingo with a memento black outline.  Leaves in lemon lime twist with a black outline flank the daisy on either side.  

I really love how easily these items came together.  The card and bouquet would make a lovely gift for mom for Mother's Day, or even a year-end gift for a teacher.  What do you think?



If you loved these projects, make sure you visit each of my friends participating in the hop.  

Happy stampin'!



17 comments:

  1. Loving your vases of daisies, such a clover idea Stephanie. Loving the card as well, so sad the Wood Textures paper is retiring x

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    1. Thanks, Mo. I’m sad about the wood textures too 😢

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  2. I love your daisies Stefanie, so pretty!

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  3. Love the daisies in the vases...so cute your daughter wanted one as well <3

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    1. She’s pretty creative herself, but likes when I make things for her

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  4. Beautiful daisies! Love your card too, pretty colors and design! :)

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    1. Aren’t they? I don’t usually like florals, but these are just so sweet.

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  6. Very pretty card and vase of daisies. Perfect for Spring 💝

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