Sunny Day – Tutorial #330


I’m in a sunny mood today, can you tell?   This tutorial features the Stampin’ Up! stamp set, Awash with Flowers that will be in the upcoming Stampin’ Up Idea Book and Catalog that will be out July 1, 2010.  I cannot wait!

This is a two step stamping set with lots of stamps in it, 18 to be exact.  Love these big sets.  🙂

Let’s get started. . . . . . .


Stamps: Stampin’ Up! Awash With Flowers and Medallion
Paper: Stampin’ Up! Whisper White, Summer Sun, Dusty Durango and Always Artichoke
Ink: Stampin’ Up! Dusty Durango, Really Rust, Always Artichoke, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Green Galore and Summer Sun
Accessories: Stampin’ Up Markers, White Gel Pen, sponge, Brayer, Photo corner Punch, Circle Die, Big Shot and Old Olive brads

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Started by using my Big Shot Die cut machine and the circle die to cut a circle from Whisper White card stock. dsc03767.JPGBrayered Summer Sun ink on the circle.dsc03768.JPG

Brayered Pumpkin Pie ink on the circle, not covering the Summer Sun ink entirely.


Brayered Green Galore ink at the bottom of the circle.


Used the edge of the pad to swipe in some Summer Sun ink grasses.


Used the edge of the pad to swipe in some Green Galore ink grasses.


Used the edge of the pad to swipe in some Old Olive ink grasses.


Stamped two of the outline flower stamps using Basic Black ink.


Stamped the corresponding stamps using Pumpkin Pie ink and Dusty Durango ink.



Stamped the stems using Old Olive ink and then colored them in with an Old Olive marker.


Added Really Rust marker to the bottom of the buttercup flowers and Pumpkin Pie marker to the tops of the other three flowers.


Stamped somemore foliage in the scene using Always Artichoke ink.


Stamped the corresponging stamp using Always Artichoke ink to fill them in.


Added Always Artichoke ink to the bottom of the foliage and Glorious Green marker to the tops of the foliage.



Added Ruby Red marker to the very bottoms of the flowers for shadow.


Sponged Dusty Durango ink around the edge of the card stock.


Added White Gel Pen highlights to the flowers and leaves.


Added Always Artichoke ink grasses using the edge of the ink pad.


Stamped the Medallion stamp on a 4.5″ square piece of Summer Sun card stock using Dusty Durango ink.  Also sponged around the edges of the card stock using Dusty Durango ink.


Added Always Artichoke and Dusty Durango panels and Always Artichoke photo corners.


Added Old Olive brads.


Here is the finished card measuring 5.25″ square.


May your day be filled to overflowing with sunshine.

Until my next post. . . . . . . . . . .  . .

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23 responses to “Sunny Day – Tutorial #330

  1. Michelle — I don’t have a big shot; how big is this circle? Thank you — beautiful card!

  2. Absolutely gorgeous, as usual! Gives me great hope for some summer sun yet! Best wishes for a lovely day, Michelle!

  3. This one is breathtaking!!!

  4. Gorgeous! This is so summery and warm. I love it!

  5. When you finish a card, do you step back and say “ta da!”? If not, then you should!
    Bright, cheery card! Thanks for sharing!

  6. I’m off to try this one right now…TFS!

  7. Dee in N.H.

    Oh how pretty! The colors just make you feel so warm.

  8. Love it! So bright and pretty!

  9. Beautiful card! Nice use of the Medallion stamp.

  10. Love it Michelle. It is definitely cheerful. Hope you are doing better.

  11. Toni Murphy

    WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Such a beautiful card! Your techniques are so wonderful! Love how you did the ‘grass’. :o)

  13. What I like about you and your stamping is that you always use the stamps in a totally different way than anyone I know (the SU blogs that I follow). This is such an awesome card. I totally love what you did with this stampset.

  14. this is absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am amazed that you keep getting better and better! Thanks so much for this gorgeous card!

  15. StampinCathy

    WOW! This is one awesome and amazing card. I just love what you do with stamps, ink and a brayer. You just bring the card to life.

  16. This says SIZZLE!!! Love those vibrant colors. I have never attempted doing a round motif such as this………maybe today is the day!!! Thanks Michelle.

  17. Gidget-Trish

    Oh how sunny and bright. I love the way you used the medallion stamp. I wish the sun was shining here today.

  18. Sandy from Tennessee

    This reminds me of an European design….love it!

  19. I adore the Medallion stamp, it’s been on my wishlist for quite some time. You made a beautiful card and the effect is stunning!

  20. This is absolutely beautiful. I’m coming to your class in September (Auburn) and cannot wait to learn your techniques. TFS


  21. Cool. YOu have the prettiest cards and best tutorials!

  22. Oh my word, this is SENSATIONAL! You are amazing with the brayer, too bad I didn’t know about the Wheaton workshop! Thanks for another awe-inspiring card (and tutorial!) You are incredibly talented.