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Saying good-bye to Flower Patch Stamp set

Flower Patch stamp set and matching Flower Fair Framelits is soon to be retired! Get it before it’s too late (May 31, 2017!) I used it to make this really cool card using the Black Magic technique! We made this card last month at the Monthly Stamping club. If you want to learn cool techniques, don’t miss the next one on June 6, at 7:00pm! Register by email at julie_olivier@hotmail.com before June 2nd.

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Black Magic Technique


  • Basic Black card stock
  • White Craft ink
  • Watercolor Pencil
  • Aqua painter
  • White Gel pen
  • Flower Patch stamp set (retiring)
  • Better Together stamp set


1. Cut a 3.75” x 5-1/8” Basic Black card stock.

2. Stamp the flowers with White craft ink. Let dry a few minutes.

3. Color on the white stamped flowers with the Watercolor pencils.

4. Use the Aqua painter to blend the color with the white ink underneath.

5. Use the White gel pen to add some white accent.




Sunflower Rosette card

This is a card that we made at the Stamping club back in September. To learn more about the Stamping club and all its advantages, click here.

Sunflowers are one of my favorite flower. To make the “sunflower” rosette on the card, I used the Simply Scored Scoring  board to score a strip of 1-1/4″ every 1/2 inch. It really helps to fold your accordion. (For a step by step tutorial on how to make a rosette, check this post.) The background was stamped with the “Hardwood” background stamp in Soft Suede on Crumb Cake card stock. The 2 leaves were stamped with “Flower Patch” stamp set and cut with matching framelits. Here’s a little trick for you how to make the veins on your leaves. Ink your leaf image with Old Olive ink (as usual) and before stamping it, use a “Always Artichoke” marker directly on the stamp and draw lines to make the veins (on the stamp). Then stamp on Old Olive card stock.

I used the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder to texture the flower center.

Rosette sunflower

Here’s the directions to make the rosette:

  1. Start with 2 strips of 1-1/4” x 11”.
  2. Score at every 1/2” for the whole length. Repeat with the second strip.
  3. Fold like an accordion both strips.
  4. Attach the 2 strips together at one end. Join the 2 other ends together.
  5. Gently form a circle with the accordion, pushing one side together in the centre. Punch out 2 circles. Adhere one circle on top and one at the bottom (with multipurpose liquid glue or with sticky strips or sticky sheets) to hold your rosette in place.

Material used:

Stamp set: A Round Array, Hardwood, Flower Patch

CS and paper: Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Hello Honey, Early Espresso

Ink: Soft Suede, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Always Artichoke Marker

Tools: 7/8″ Scallop Circle punch, 1″ Circle punch, 1-3/4″ Circle punch, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, Flower Fair Framelits dies

Flower Patch and Lovely Lace

I have one more card made with the Lovely Lace embossing folder for you today! This background is so beautiful by itself, it doesn’t need a lot to complete the card! I used the flower from the Flower Patch new Photopolymer stamp set. This set pairs with the Flower Fair Framelits Dies to cut all of the flowers for you! (Buy them together and save 15%.  Click to see the Flower Patch and Flower Fair Framelits bundle.) I used the new In-color Blackberry Bliss for this card. I love this beautiful dark purple!

Flower patch and lace

I sponged some green on the leaves with a sponge dauber to accentuate the embossing in the beackground. I completed the card with a Rich Razzleberry ribbon and a large pearl.

Material used:

Stamp set: Flower Patch

CS and paper: Blackberry Bliss, Whisper White

Ink: Gumball Green, Blackberry Bliss

Tools: Big Shot and Lovely Lace embossing folder, Flower Fair Framelits dies

Accessory: Rich Razzleberry ribbon (retired) and Large Pearl


Last Call for Upcoming class and Flower Patch Card

Last Call to register for my Monthly Card Class coming up Friday July 25 at 7:00pm!

If you want to register for the class, please email me at  julie_olivier@hotmail.com by Wednesday July 23.  We’ll be making 6 cards for all occasions. Cost is $20 or free with a minimum $25 order.

You wish you could come, but you’re already busy? No problem! Place an order ($25 or more) before July 25 and you will receive the 6 cards by mail, all made for you! Make sure to use the Hostess code BANYPRUA to get your cards! Click here to place your order now! (You can also email me your order if you prefer).

Today’s card is made with one of my favorite new stamp set called Flower Patch! This photopolymer stamp set has matching Framelits! You can buy both as a bundle and save 15% on each!

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Here’s the Flower Patch stamp set. What I like about this set is the multiple possibilities that it offers! You can layer the flower with different colors! So many combinations to try!!! Since the photopolymer is completely transparent, it’s very easy to align!

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Flower Patch #134207 19 stamps $31.95 or Bundle and save #1136788 (with matching framelits) $53.25

For my card, I used Bermuda Bay and Melon Mambo for the card base and frame. I stamped a few flowers with Crush Curry, Tangelo Twist, Melon Mambo and Bermuda Bay. I added small candy dots (Bright Collection) in the center of each flower.


Stamp set: Flower Patch, Gorgeous Grunge

CS and paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay and Melon Mambo

Ink: Crush Curry, Tangelo Twist, Melon Mambo, Bermuda Bay, Wild Wasabi, Pool Party

Accessories: Candy Dots Bright Collection


1. Cut half a sheet of Bermuda Bay card stock and fold to make the card base.

2. Cut a 3-7/8″ x 5″ Melon Mambo card stock  and a 3-5/8″ x 4-3/4″ Whisper White card stock rectangles.

3. Stamp your flowers, starting with the stems in Wild Wasabi ink. Stamp the flowers using Crush Curry, Tangelo Twist, Melon Mambo and Bermuda Bay ink pads.

4. Add some Pool Party ink splatters using the Gorgeous Grunge stamp. Stamp your greeting “Happy Blooming Birthday” in Bermuda Bay ink.

5. Adhere all the layers in place. Add some Candy Dots in the center of each flowers.