Quick and Easy Card for Spring | Hearts and Flowers Video HopHi guys! Welcome to our Hearts and Flowers Video Hop! I’ll be making a quick and easy card for spring! In each video we will be sharing a hearts and/or flowers themed projects to get you inspired for Spring crafting.
The Video Hop starts today, Friday February 14, 2020 and goes through Thursday February 20th, giving you plenty of time to watch and comment on all of our videos.
The winners of the giveaways will be announced by February 25th on each individual channel and a list of all the winners will be over at Taylormadecards4u.com/blog.
The next person in the hope will be Renee Moran from Delaney Jane Cards. Check out her video HERE.
For more information and a complete list of all the videos, head over to Monica’s blog over at
For my project, I made this clean and simple card featuring Catherine Pooler Inks, a stamp set from Simon Says Stamps, and my go-to coloring medium, Spectrum Noir Markers.
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Although I don’t do many floral cards… yet… this is one of my favorite floral stamp sets. I’m using Sketch Tulip Bouquet as my focal point for this card. I just love the sketchy look of the flowers.
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To stamp out the image, I’m using a couple of colors of Catherine Pooler Ink . I just got my first set of inks from Catherine Pooler last month, and so far, I love them!
The ink pads that I’m using are Grass Skirt and Rockin’ Red from the Party Collection Foundation Minis set. Yes, these are the mini size. They are 1” x 2”, and twice the size of many of my other mini inks.
I placed the tulips stamp on my stamp block press from Fiskars, inked it up, and stamped the flowers on a panel that I had cut from some heavyweight white cardstock from Michaels.
Of course, after stamping it out, I noticed that the stems that were a little higher up, and showing from behind the flowers were stamped in red, instead of green. And part of the image wasn’t stamped at all.
I stamped the image again on a full coverage post-it note, and cut out the flowers. This stuff is great for masking!
Once the masks were in place, I re-stamped the image with Grass Skirt. Much better. But then I decided that I didn’t like the red and green look of the upper stem.
To fix that, I grabbed some of my Spectrum Noir Markers (that live on my desk).
I’ve sped up the coloring a bit, so it doesn’t take forever. I’ll turn up the music for you to listen too in the meantime.
The markers that I used for the stems and leaves are AG1, AG2, AG3, and AG5.
Next I’m moving on to some pinks for the tulips.
The markers that I used for the tulips are BP1, BP2 and BP3.
Now that the coloring is complete, it’s time for a sentiment. I chose “bloom where you are planted” from this stamp set. I think it makes for a great encouragement card.
Next I’m trying out another new-to-me craftroom staple… the Hero Arts NESTING RECTANGLE INFINITY DIES .
Before cutting them apart, I had run them through my die cutter with some red card stock, creating a bunch of 1/8th in frames.
I’d seen this done on other videos, loved the look, but had never tried it. This die set is perfect for this!
I picked one of the frames, I think it had used the 2nd and 3rd largest dies, and used it to frame my bouquet and sentiment.
Then I grabbed my Art Glitter Glue and adhered the frame to the panel.
With this all complete, I added it to an A2 size card base that I created from the same heavyweight cardstock from Michaels, and the card is finished.
I hope that you enjoyed the “Quick and Easy Card for Spring | Hearts and Flowers Video Hop” and are inspired to do some Spring Time Crafting! Please let me know what you think in the comments section below.
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I invite you to hop along and see the rest of the Hearts and Flowers Video Hop. I know I’ll be checking them all out!
The next person in the hop is Renee Moran from DelaneyJaneCards. Check out her video HERE.
And a list of all the videos can be found over at https://taylormadecards4u.com
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- Heavyweight White Cardstock (printed on, and card bases) from Michaels
Sketch Tulip Bouquet Stamp Set from Simon Says Stamp
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