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Inky Floral Hugs | Angela Simpson

Inky Floral Hugs | Angela Simpson

05 Aug 2022 0 Comments

Hey there friends! Angela here, and today I've got a project to share that features the new Inky Floral Cling Stamp and Layering Stencils from the July release.

This card, while simple, was so much fun to make. I began by stamping the Inky Floral Stamp with Tidal Pond, repeating 4 times to darken the lines as much as possible. Next up came a whole bunch of color and the stencils, where I used Pinkfresh inks in Raspberry Bliss, Passion Fruit, Clementine, Emerald City, and Candy Violet.

Inky Floral Hugs | Angela Simpson

I loved how the stenciling turned out so much, and didn't want to cover up a lot of it with additional elements. It did need a sentiment though, and since I went bold with the Tidal Pond for the stamping, I needed a sentiment that was also bold so it wouldn't have to compete for visual attention. I decided to use the Heather's Lower Case and Lea's Ornate Lower Case die sets to create the word 'hugs' from purple cardstock, then embossed a 'from me to you' from the Simply Sentiments - Hello stamp set. (This was released quite a while ago, but has lots of sentiments that work well when paired with larger die cut words).

Inky Floral Hugs | Angela Simpson

The smaller oval from the Blanket Stitched Ovals die set was the perfect size to layer under the sentiments. By stacking 3 of each die cut letter and by hiding some foam adhesive behind them, I was able to create some dimension. Adding the vellum rectangle behind the sentiments was also a really great way to avoid covering up too much of the background image.

Inky Floral Hugs | Angela Simpson

I hope you feel inspired by this card, and that you'll check out the Inky Floral stamp, die, and the rest of the new release here. Until next time, happy crafting! - Angela

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