You Are Blooming Special

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I am playing around today with some Evaney’s Stamp Designs new stamp set Blooming Special and some tonic gilding flakes.  There is a somewhat distressed look about this card that I find utterly special!

EK Gorman, Evaney's Stamp Designs a

I stamped out the sentiment with some cornflower blue Archival ink in the center of some cardstock.  Then I started stamping out the flower with versa fine ink and ranger’s sticky embossing powder.  I added some sunkissed copper gilding flakes to the sticky embossing power and let the flakes do their thing.

EK Gorman, Evaney's Stamp Designs b

I did the same thing with the leaves, but this time used the silver bullion gilding flakes and touched up the roses with the silver as well.

EK Gorman, Evaney's Stamp Designs d

Finally, I trimmed up the card and added a black matte to the back of it before adhering it to an A2 card frame.  Like I said, the card has a bit of a distressed look, but I love the shine the flakes give off!

Make sure you run over to Evaney’s Stamp Designs to see what they have going on.  Till the next time, Happy Crafting!

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