One Stamp Set… multiple design ideas!

Hi friends, TGIF! You may remember a few releases ago we released this super fun and whimsical stamp & die set entitled, Roses for You. One of the great things about this stamp set is how versatile it is! Please welcome back Suzy Plantamura as a guest on our blog to share 6 unique ways to use this great set! Enjoy! 883825599_e7c10f42bf62e815

I recently started a blog series called “one stamp, five ways”. Twice a week I highlight one stamp set and show five or more projects using it. I want to motivate and inspire others to get more use out of their stamp sets and think of multiple ways to use them.  Today I will be sharing six projects using the “Roses For You” stamp set.

Suzy Card 1

I painted stripes with watercolors for the background of this card. I stamped the heart in black ink and painted it in with watercolors.  I embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder on a watercolored banner.


Suzy Card 2

For the background of this card, I embossed the little hearts with clear embossing powder on a piece of watercolor paper. I then lightly painted over them with red watercolor.  I stamped six of the hearts in the Roses For You set and colored them with Copic markers. I attached the “I love you” stamps to a stitched banner and inserted that through the two outside hearts. I finished it with a small watercolored rose.


Suzy Card 3

This was my most time consuming card. I stamped the flowers and leaves on watercolor paper using Tattered Rose Distress Ink so I could paint them with no lines showing. I painted them all with Distress Inks and then painted the background. After it was all dry, I added some black outlines with a fine tip black marker. I added a sentiment from the stamp set on a banner.


Suzy Card 4

I stamped and embossed the roses and leaves in a circle pattern with white embossing powder on watercolor paper. I then painted them all in and added some watercolor around the edges as well. I stamped the sentiment on a stitched banner for the bottom of the card.


Suzy Card 5

I stamped and die-cut the rose heart and two other roses and painted them all with watercolors. I used a black fine tip marker to add details to the heart shape. I attached the word love and the flowers and heart to a tag.


Suzy Card 6

I love this stamp set so much, I wanted to create some art for my wall with it. I first drew a letter P (for my last name) in pencil and then I stamped the flowers and leaves to fill it in. I added the two small circles to fill in all of the open spaces. I painted all of them in with watercolors. You could do this same technique with any letter of the alphabet.


I have several more projects using this stamp set on my blog today as well. It is definitely one of my all time favorite and most used stamp sets!

Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Suzy for all this great inspiration!


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  1. I am amazed at all the different things you’ve done. This was one of my very favorite stamp sets and now I love it even more! Thanks for the fabulous inspiration.

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