Sunday, 31 May 2015

Additional Sunday...

Happy Sunday,

I don't know where my brain was yesterday as I posted today's post as well as Saturday's I would blame Blogger scheduling however I know I will have done something wrong.

Therefore there is a bonus post today of a prototype card.  This was my first play with my Cherry Blossom stamps so its not the neatest however it does show the principal of how to make a picture using the different elements from the Cherry Blossom elements stamp set.

I started by drawing a circle with a pencil on a square of coconut white foundation card.  Next I took the smallest solid cherry blossom stamp and randomly stamped it around the circle using worn lipstick distress ink pad.  I then stamped the larger solid cherry blossom stamp using Victorian velvet distress ink.  Finally I added the outline stamps that match the blossoms. using first and second generation stamping around the circle.

If you look carefully you can see the circle i drew as I didn't rub this out so that you could see the principal!

Hopefully this will give you an idea of what else you can do with my stamp sets!



  1. Morning John, lovely card today, amazing what you can do with stamps, that is your fortay

    Happy Sunday everyone, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  2. This is a fabby card John! I use this style of stamping to make quick cards to sell and at Christmas so it's great to see another use for your stamps and these new ones are lovely. Have a great Sunday. Debra x

  3. Fabulous card John, great design and handy for bulk cards.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  4. Hi John, this is a really pretty card, I like the flower shape and they way you can just stamp with lots of colours. Enjoy your Sunday . X Ros

  5. I love this sort of thing. As well as the main card front, if you die cut the shape it makes a great insert for inside. What I tend to do especially for Christmas cards.

  6. Morning John, Don't worry, we all have 'those moments', I can blame senior moments hahaha.
    I love this card, the technique on the stamping reminds me of the 'multi stamping' technique, it looks fabulous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  7. Nice to get a bouns!
    Really pretty card, if you hadn't mentioned the pencil line I wouldn't have noticed it.
    You must be over worked....being constantly on the go...
    Your too young to be having senior moments!

  8. Hello John, 2 great Sunday cards, I loved the one that appeared early, but this is my favourite, because the stamping is quite abstract. Have a great day. Bx

  9. Morning John, a great card love the stamps.
    Nancyd xx

  10. Lovely card-the stamping works perfectly. Great bonus card for us today.


  11. Good morning John this is a gorgeous card I love the design. I will definitely be having a go at this technique. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  12. This is so effective, John. A beautiful card.

    Anne (Northampton)

  13. Morning John,
    I have done this myself with some small stamps I have it's so effective. I do love your cherry blossom stamps, must buy them.

  14. Hi John,
    What a lovely card, stamps are gorgeous!
    Lorna D

  15. Good morning John talk about confusion had to go back over the posts to find myself knowing the post I commented on yesterday did say Sunday but I hadn't seen the Hallo, I am now back on track suffice to say this style of stamping is so relaxing as you can sit and do it watching the TV and you can never have mistakes! Hope you are having a day off today love from Jackie xx ☺

  16. Morning John on this dismal morning
    Love this idea of stamping - one to try
    Carol x

  17. Love the bonus card John, I've done this kind of thing with other tiny stamps and it's always effective.

  18. Love the bonus card John, I've done this kind of thing with other tiny stamps and it's always effective.

  19. Love the bonus card John, I've done this kind of thing with other tiny stamps and it's always effective.

  20. Hi John,
    What a lovely card, will give this technique a go.
    Heather Treble

  21. Love the stamps and the flowers look quite subtle then a little bolder as you go around, i have never used little stamps before John, but i will treat myself and give it a go , i love this card .
    Elaine H X

  22. I must go back and look at the other post My iPod takes me straight to here This is a lovely technique I have tried something similar using the rubber/eraser end of a brand new pencil but couldn't do the outline stamping which really finishes it off Lovely colours - I've got these ones Woo hoo!

  23. Hi John, a lovely card and so cheerful with all the little flowers.Take care and put your feet up as you need to relax as well!! Jane B.

  24. Beautiful and so simple to achieve. Now I'm off to order the stamps! Pat x

  25. Hi John,
    What a lovely card, so simple but effective.
    I must admit, you had me doing a double take on your blogs, thought it was me going a bit out of the ordinary :-)
    Best wishes, Rose

  26. Hi John,
    Lovely card and I've got these stamps so will be having a play when I've done with all the baby stuff I'm making,
    I never noticed 2 posts yesterday so will go back to your extra post and have a look

    Have a great day
    Maggie in Solihull.

  27. Eh up John
    Did try and comment earlier but couldn't. Thought you had barred the afflicted lol!
    Love doing these type of cards with another brand of teeny floral stamps so guess you will have to design some more now lol!
    Have a great Sunday, or whatever day it is, I loose track!
    Ang x

  28. Fab card John (and a bonus too) - love how you make such a special card with very little equipment which is great and shows someone who is just starting to craft to see they can make something so lovely with just some card and couple of stamps and a few ink pads - brilliant xx enjoy the rest of the weekend xx GailT xx

  29. Morning John, Beautiful card, love this technique, still practising with stamps not confident yet! Thanks for sharing! Love Junex (Cumbria)

  30. Smashing card John. I didn't notice the pencil line, had to go back and scrutinize.
    Love Nancy xx

  31. It's a lovely look John. Thanks for sharing another idea with us
    Janice W

  32. another bonus card ,nice with the use of smaller stamps ,Laura O

  33. Hi John,
    Not really into stamping, maybe because I am not very good at it, nevertheless a very pretty card.
    Love Janet x
    from wakefield

  34. Very pretty card today, I couldn't see the circle.
    I have the cherry blossom stamps on my wish list.
    Just bought the daisy corners stamp so would love to see a sample from that one.

  35. Hi John, lovely card today, lol glad I was not going mad when I had thought it was Sunday on Saturday. Take Care Melody x

  36. It's In a similar style to card-io cards. It's pretty John
    Jo xx