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One-Layer Stamping - Rose Builder Set

Hey there, my stamping friends!

It's Kelly Martin here!

Hope you all are having a fantastic weekend and getting lots of opportunities for crafting!

Today, I'm sharing 2 different cards that were really simple to put together. Sometimes, I just really enjoy getting back to the one-layer cards and simple stamping. I can easily mass produce these and I also get to use a bunch of different color inks, which is one of my favorite things!

The process behind these cards was extremely simple. I used the WPlus9 Rose Builder stamp set and my Catherine Pooler inks and just stamped away! Although this is a layering set, the images are EXTREMELY easy to line up--just line up the centers, as the center "swirl" is in the same place on every single individual layer stamp!

Here are some tips for doing one layer floral stamping like this:

1. Incorporate multiple shades of green for your leaves. This will add some visual interest and cause your eye to travel all over the card.

2. Stamp your large floral images first, and then use your leaf images to fill in around the florals. 

3. Use an odd number of floral images when you stamp them. This will help your card have a more organic feel!

4. Don't squish too many images into the area, and make sure you leave room for your sentiment! If you're concerned about not leaving enough room for the sentiment, stamp that part first!

5. If you're concerned about too much white space, pick a very small "filler" image, and stamp it into some of the gaps (like I did with this brown-ish colored branch image on the pink rose card).

Thanks so much for stopping by today and I hope you'll get back to the basics of one-layer stamping and give some of these ideas a try!


Other Supplies Used:

Stamps: So Very (WPlus)

--Pinks: It's A Girl, Be Mine, Party Dress (Catherine Pooler)
--Oranges: Bellini, Tutti Frutti, Mandarin Spice, Over Coffee (Catherine Pooler)
--Greens: Garden Party, Lime Rickey, Grass Skirt, Green Tea, Eucalyptus (Catherine Pooler)
--Black: Intense Black (Hero Arts)

Cardstock: Premium White (Catherine Pooler)

Acrylic Block: 2.75 inch Round (Catherine Pooler)


  1. These are so pretty!! I love the CAS design and how you created them with different colors for the flowers and different sentiments.


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