Hibiscus Stamping

Hi readers! Happy Sunday! Today’s super cheery trio is brought to you by the talented and sweet Yana Smakula! Enjoy!


Happy Summer everyone! Today I’m sharing several simple cards using a mix of Hero Arts and Simon supplies. You can never have too many simple Hello cards so I decided to use Simon’s new Painted Hello and Hello Sunshine dies for my projects. I started by die cutting a negative Hello on a card base created using Hero Arts Sunshine Layering paper. Because its white on the inside you instantly have two colors on your project – the colored outside and the white inside peeking through the negative die cut. I love this trick!

I stamped several Hibiscus flowers using 2 color combinations to create floral embellishments for my cards and tag. I used Twirling Tutu, Hollyhock and Teeny Bikini for the large pink flower and Duckling, Sunshine and Apricot for the smaller yellow flowers. As for the leaves I chose to use Catkin and Willow. All of these were die cut on my Artisan X-plorer machine using matching dies.


For my Yellow Hello Card I also stamped a Summer definition using a stamp from the Pool Play set and Sunshine ink and added a die cut Sunshine on top. I popped it up using Simon’s Foam tape to create a bit of dimension on this project and dressed my card up using one Hibiscus Flower and a few leaves.


Since I already had several additional stamped and die cut flowers I made another card. I stamped a subtle Woodgrain background using Apricot ink onto a white card base, foam mounted a black Hello Sunshine frame and embellished it using several flowers and leaves. I used a large pink Hibiscus and two yellow flowers for this simple project.


As for the rest of my flowers and the positive Hello that was left from creating the first project I used it on a tag created using Simon’s Large Tag die.


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Happy stamping!



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  1. These are so pretty! Love the colors chosen for the flowers and the black just makes everything pop!

  2. Fabulous cards! My favorite is the with one with the black frame, love the woodgrain background and the flowers. TFS

  3. Sweet projects! Adore the depth/dimension that you have created by layering elements! Gotta say…Baker’s twine has got to be the “longest living” craft trend that has not fallen by the wayside!

  4. These dies are so very versatile! Look how great the negative spaces turned out, able to use the positive cuts on other cards. The colors are bold . Just lovely samples!!!

  5. The colours work so well together, and it’s wonderful to use both the positive and negatives of th die cuts.

  6. Lovely cards! I really like the Hibiscus stamps and these ink colors are just beautiful. Wonderful inspiration…thank you!

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