Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Tanzanite Flower

 This stamp set is one of my favorites. It's classic and so versatile. Here, I've used Orhid Oasis my favorite color! Blue with a hint of purple, Like Tanzanite, my favorite gemstone.


All Measurements in Inches


  • Art Gallery stamp set

  • Floral Gallery dies

  • Artistically Inked stamp set (leaf and dots stamps)

  • Inks: Orchid Oasis, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake, Memento Tuxedo Black

  • Cardstocks: Orchid Oasis, Crumb Cake, Basic White, Vellum

  • Linen Thread

  • Stampin' Dimensionals

  • Glue Dots

  • Incolor Opal Rounds

  • Parisian Embossing Folder (retired)


  • Crumb Cake card base 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 scored at 4-1/4

  • Orchid Oasis 4-1/8 x 5-3/8

  • Basic White 4 x 5-1/4

  • Basic White 5 x 2-3/4 - for stamping flower and leaf/stem

  • Vellum 4 x 5-1/4

  • Crumb Cake 1 x 4 and embossed with Parisian embossing folder

  • Orchid Oasis 4 x 5-1/4 for inside Panel

  • Basic White 3-3/4 x 5 for inside Panel

  • Crumb Cake 1 x 4 and embossed with Parisian embossing folder for bottom inside

  • Orchid Oasis 1/2 x 4 for bottom inside

  • Scrap Basic White 1 x 3 - for greeting

Assemble Card:

  1. Adhere 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 Orchid Oasis panel to card front

  2. Use Parisian Embossing Folder on 4 x 5-1/4 Vellum and on both 1 x 4 pieces of Crumb Cake.

  3. Basic White 4 x 5-1/4 – Create your own DSP by randomly stamping the large flower in Orchid Oasis ink. Stamp off (second generation) when using the background flower, then 1st generation when stamping the detail flower on top.

  4. Amongst the flowers, stamp the leaf from Artistically Inked in Pear Pizzazz ink, both 1st and 2nd generation.

  5. To complete your DSP, stamp the dots from Artistically Inked in Crumb Cake a few random places around the paper.

  6. Using Glue Dots, adhere the embossed Vellum on top of the DSP layer you created. Then adhere on top of the Orchid Oasis layer on the card front.

  7. Adhere the embossed 1 x 4 Crumb Cake strip in the middle of the card front.

  8. Stamp Happy Birthday in Black ink on scrap white and diecut with rectangle scallopy shape. Adhere to the right side of the Crumb Cake strip.

  9. Stamp Flower in Orchid Oasis ink 5 x 2-3/4 Basic White. Background flower in 2nd generation and the detail flower in 1st generation. Stamp leaf/stem in Pear Pizzazz ink, then diecut both pieces.

  10. Stamp Happy Birthday in Black ink on 1 x 3 Basic White then diecut.

  11. Adhere flower to the middle left of the card front. Use Dimensionals for the flower.

  12. Tie bow with Linen Twine and attach with Glue Dot to the stem of the flower.

  13. Adhere a few Opal Rounds to complete the card front.

  14. Adhere the 4 x 5-1/4 Orchid Oasis for inside panel on the inside.

  15. Adhere the 3-3/4 x 5 Basic White on top of the Orchid layer of the inside.

  16. Adhere the other 1 x 4 embossed Crumb Cake piece to the bottom the inside.

  17. Use the smallest flower to stamp in Orchid Oasis ink on the 1/2 x 4 Orchid Oasis cardstock to make a decorative paper to adhere to the top portion of the embossed Crumb Cake Layer.