The new Spring Garden Stamp Set and coordinating dies from Mama Elephant are perfect for creating spring-themed greeting cards! I created an outdoor scene with a window (Mama Elephant Window Watching Die) with an adorable window box filled with flowers and a little guy peeking out from "inside" the house and a little girl gardening "outside". A greeting from the Labeled Messages Stamp Set finishes off this sweet scene card.
To create the outside of the "house", I embossed a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" panel of cardstock using the Tim Holtz Sizzix Bricked Texture Fades Embossing Folder. I gently applied Pumice Stone Distress Ink over the embossed areas to bring out the design of the "brick house". From the "house", I die cut a window using a Mama Elephant Window Watching Die. I die cut the window from smooth white cardstock five times and adhered them one on top of another for a dimensional window frame.
I stamped the boy, girl, flowers, flower box, wheelbarrow, bee, and ladybug images from the Spring Garden Stamp Set on smooth white cardstock using Simon Says Stamp Intense Black Ink and colored in the images with Copic Markers. All of the images were die cut using the coordinating dies.
I trimmed a piece of Simon Says Stamp Surf Blue Cardstock to fit behind the house panel and adhered it to a top fold card base. The boy image was adhered behind the stacked window frames and then the house panel and window were adhered to the card base.
I adhered the window box, flowers, girl, bee, and wheelbarrow to the card as shown. I stamped a greeting from the Labeled Messages Stamp Set on smooth white cardstock and trimmed around it, leaving a thin border all the way around before attaching to the bottom of the card as shown. I attached the ladybug to the greeting to finish the card.
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