Fresh Freesias

Hello!  I wanted to quickly share with you today a card that I made using some more wonderful Altenew stamps and dies.  I decided to keep this card very clean and simple.  The flower (from the Altenew Fresh Freesia Stamp Set) is so elegant that I wanted it to be the primary focus of the card.  I chose these particular colors based on this month's Altenew Inspiration Challenge Photo (below).

Altenew September Inspiration Challenge

I went with some of the more subtle colors (the purple and green) shown in the inspiration photo and also added some background stripes using the Die-namics Striped Sentiment Cover-Up Die by My Favorite Things.

After stamping the flower, I used Copic Markers to color it and then cut it out with the coordinating Fresh Freesia Die.  I then stamped the sentiment with clear VersaMark Ink onto heavy vellum paper and heat embossed it with Super-Fine Black Embossing Powder.  Lastly, I added a few small Sparkling Clear Sequins by Pretty Pink Posh.

In addition to the Altenew September Inspiration Challenge, I will also be entering this into the Altenew Ultimate Challenge and Simon Says Stamp "Clean and Simple" Challenge.

Altenew Ultimate Challenge

Simon Says Stamp "Clean and Simple" Challenge

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today! I love to hear from you so please feel free to leave any comments or questions!

Have a wonderful weekend!



  1. Love your pretty card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

  2. So pretty, love the colours you have used :) x

  3. So beautiful.... Your spectacular coloring makes the flower look so realistic!

  4. I don't know how you find the time to make such art