Stampin’ Up! Picture Perfect Botanicals

I used the Picture Perfect stamp set and the Botanical Builders Framelits dies to create my card to share today.  I used a new set of brushes that I’ve recently discovered thanks to Lydia.  They’re blending brushes made by Clarity and they are fantastic!  You can see the brushes in action in Lydia’s video on her blog post here.

Picture Perfect - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by Can You Case It #114.

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The colors for my card were inspired by Cupcake Inspirations #354.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from the Picture Perfect stamp set in VersaMark Ink on the front of a Soft Sky card base.  I sprinkled the image with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.

Picture Perfect 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I used the Clarity Brushes to add Soft Sky, So Saffron and Blushing Bride inks to a panel of Color Me Irresistible Specialty DSP, then I adhered the panel to a panel of Whisper White card stock with SNAIL.  I trimmed the layered panels at an angle and adhered them to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Picture Perfect 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I cut flowers pieces from So Saffron, Soft Sky and Blushing Bride card stocks with the Botanical Builder Framelits Dies.  I sponged the centers of the die cuts with the same color ink using a Sponge Dauber, then adhered the flower pieces together and to the card front with Glue Dots.

Picture Perfect 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I placed a Pearl Basic Jewel in the center of each flower to finish the card front.

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It’s a little hard to see in this photo, but I used the Clarity Brushes to brush a little Blushing Bride, So Saffron and Soft Sky inks across the lower right corner of the Whisper White panel inside the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Soft Sky – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, two Botanical Builder Framelits die cuts
  • So Saffron –two Botanical Builder Framelits die cuts
  • Blushing Bride –two Botanical Builder Framelits die cuts
  • Whisper White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Color Me Irresistible Specialty Designer Series Paper Stack – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel

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22 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Picture Perfect Botanicals

  1. Amy ~ what a beautiful card ~ I love the pastel colors you used and the background with the polka dots ~ Thanks for joining us at CYCI ~ Wynne

  2. wow Amy this is absolutely stunning, I love the layout and the soft subtle colors are just perfect, it’s so pretty and soft.

  3. Amy, this is a beauty! I love the soft pastels. Pretty, feminine, and delicate. Thanks for joining us at CYCI…Dawn

  4. What a beautiful card, Amy. The colors are superb. I have some brushes but have never tried using them. I wasn’t sure – now I know. Great card!

  5. Ooooh, LOVE LOVE LOVE your brushed background! So soft and beautiful!!! I’ve seen a lot of those pretty flowers but I think your card is my favorite so far!!! and yay to SU!, you and I both used the same colors! Hee hee! Thank you for playing along with us over at Cupcake Inspirations!

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