Make pretty stamped flower cards

Spark memories of balmy summer days with this fresh jam jar vase card filled with stamped flowers.

Kay Carley designed these floral stamps for PaperArtsy’s Eclectica³ range, so who better to show us what lovely things we can make with them? Kay says, “These stamps have been designed so you have main imagery and supporting imagery all on one stamp sheet – giving scope for hours of play and fun.”

Download the free templates to give you a head start with this design. Then put your stamping, colouring, stencilling and embossing skills to good use to make this gorgeous design with our simple step-by-step guide below.

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What you’ll need to make this card

  • Basic card kit, plus
  • Templates
  • White card
  • PaperArtsy Eclectica³ Guest Designer stamp sets – Kay Carley 01, 02
  • PaperArtsy stencil – Lin Brown 001
  • PaperArtsy Fresco Finish paints – Honey Dew, Granny Smith, Sage, Snowflake, Moonlight, Lilac, Beach Hut, Bougainvillea, Matte Glaze
  • Memento ink pads – Tuxedo Black, Bamboo Leaves, Lulu Lavender
  • Versamark ink pad
  • White embossing powder
  • Alcohol marker pens
  • Copic Multiliners
  • Opaque white pen
  • Cut-N-Dry foam
  • Acrylic blocks
  • Sponge wedges
  • Wet wipes
  • Heat gun

How to make stamped flower cards

Step 1: Trim a piece of white card to measure 18x18cm and cover with a thin layer of PaperArtsy Honey Dew Fresco Finish paint, using a damp sponge wedge, to create the background.

Step 2: Dry the panel with a heat gun. Add green Granny Smith paint strips on the left and right edges then leave to dry. Use Cut-N-Dry foam and the Lin Brown stencil to create dots over your background, using Snowflake paint.

Step 3: Draw a jar onto the background, using the free template. Stamp a few grass stems onto the panel, using Bamboo Leaves Memento ink pad. Re-ink and stamp a few times to create depth.

Step 4: Sprinkle the stamped grass stems with some embossing powder and go over the image with a heat gun, moving it around constantly so the card doesn’t scorch.

Step 5: Stamp flowers and a butterfly onto white card, using a Versamark ink pad, then heat emboss the image using White Detail embossing powder.

Step 6: Paint the butterfly and flower heads using Matte Glaze and Snowflake paint. Colour in the image, using alcohol markers, then cut out the butterfly and flower heads and attach them to the panel.

Step 7: Stamp the sentiment onto a strip covered in Snowflake paint and attach to the panel. To finish, add doodles all around the edges and fix the panel to the card front.

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