Stamp Review Crew Blog Hop | Flower Shop

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Thanks so much for stopping by today. This is my first post back on my blog after our AMAZING vacation. My wife and I just returned from the Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip (we extended a bit).

Its my first day back at work today, so back to reality.....with a THUD!

Today, I'm having a part in the blog hop with the Stamp Review Crew. This is a group of stamping enthusiasts - each blog hop features ONE STAMP SET, thus showing how versatile that particular set it.

Today, the hop revolves around a stamp set called 'Flower Shop.' This is what the stamp looks like;

And, here is the card I ended up with;

Im going to make a bold statement here - I think that Emerald Envy is my new favourite colour! It is one of the new 2016/2017 Stampin' Up! In-Colours and I think you are going to love it.

I'll be honest and say that I didn't really have a plan when starting this card. I started off using the Pansy Punch and punched a heap of them and tried laying them out. Didn't like that. Then I had the idea of cutting them into smaller pieces and making a pattern (like fish scales) and thats what I went with. I used this punch because it coordinates with the Flower Shop stamp set.

What do you think of this colour combination?

I used Tombow to stick the white layer to the base, then used the AMAZING Foam Adhesive Strips to mount the 'fish scales' layer to the base.

This stamp set doesn't have a sentiment, so I borrowed one from the Floral Phrases set (you are going to LOVE that). As I was about to mount the sentiment layer to the layer beneath (using dimensionals), I thought it could do with another texture, so I added some of the new ruched ribbon - I don't mind how it looks either.

I tried a few different versions of the flower, but I ended up going for the single stamp. I think there is enough business in the background that the sentiment can be simple. I finished it off using a small enamel dot in Emerald Envy.

Oh, one last shot - I had to show my new personalised stamp set - don't you love it? How cool!!!

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  1. Great card, Bruno! I love that color combo and will definitely be using it! I also love how clean your focal point is, contrasting with the "fish scales."

  2. What a fab effect Bruno...You have way more patience than me..:0) Love the colours and the sentiment panel design...A very cool card!

  3. Fun card, Bruno! The "fish scales" are a cool effect and I love the rushed ribbon as an edging for the stamped panel!

  4. I adore that background you created! And the ribbon is such a sweet accent!

  5. Love your jewel toned fish scales!!! Brilliant :)

  6. Oh what a different look! I love your take on this set.

  7. I love the "fish scales" on your card, Bruno! What a great way to repurpose the punch shape!

  8. Wow - what a lot of work in your card Bruno! I love the elegance of the front panel. Kelly x

  9. Pretty brilliant idea to layer those petals! It's a keeper, no doubt about it!



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