Monday, June 18, 2018

Ditsy Print

I just received a new stamp set from Altenew - my favorite of their new release.   It's one of their layered sets, but on a much smaller scale than their usual large flowers.   Here is my first play with it.

Ditsy Print

supplies: white and Audrey Blue card stock, Altenew's Ditsy Print set, Sweet Dreams and Tropical Forest mini inks, Wplus9 Hello die and stamped sentiment from its companion Hand Lettered Hello, Winnie & Walter Noelle large scallop die

I decided I'd use this pretty little floral above and below a central sentiment.  After I saw it inked, it reminded me of the embroidery on ladies' handkerchiefs, so I cut the panel into a large scalloped rectangle, and added the hello die because of it's pretty feminine font.

Next I switched to purples and repeatedly stamped the little bouquet.  They remind me of little nosegays of violets.......

Ditsy Purples

supplies: white and black card stock, MFT Black & White Stripes pad, Ditsy Prints, Shades of Purple and Green Meadows mini inks, MFT Thanks die

I love florals mixed with stripes, so I cut my stamped panel down a bit and added some stripes above and below it.  Again, I chose my sentiment because of the lovely font.

This set is easy AND fun to use, and I know it will become one of my favorites.  

7 comments:

  1. Just love both cards, Lin - great colors on those posies! On card one I love the bouquet duo on the scalloped panel. On card two I love how you covered the panel and added the striped edges!!

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  2. Lin these cards are so sweet and lovely. Its a set to put on my wish list.

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  3. Soooo pretty! This looks like vintage fabrics. TFS!

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  4. Love the both Lin, the first is ever so sweet!

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  5. LOVE these both Lin. It's not a set I've seen used before but it is delightful

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  6. Would you EVEN believe I passed on this set??? You've made me mightily sorry about that dumb decision, Lin! You MUST recreate your darling violets in a heart-shaped die cut!
    =]

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    1. Great idea, Michele, I'll put that on my list of things to try!

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