The Serene Garden has been my favorite stamp set for coloring. I love the stylized design, and the ease of coloring within the lines.
It’s especially easy to color within lines that have been heat embossed. Today, I used Gold Embossing Powder on Sahara Sand cardstock. First, I placed the two Serene Garden stamps on the Stamparatus, positioned over the Sahara Sand cardstock. Second, I covered the stamps with VersaMark, and stamped the cardstock, repeating a second time to insure good coverage. Third, I sprinkled the Gold powder over the stamped images, shaking off the excess, and drying with the Heat Tool.
My favorite tool for coloring has become the Stampin’ Blends. I used Dark Old Olive and Dark Granny Apple for the leaves, Bronze for the stems, and Light and Dark Calypso Coral for the flowers.
There was so much detail in the images, I chose Sahara Sand for “Thank You,” so it would blend in. I cut three Thank Yous with the die, layering for dimension. And, I couldn’t help myself, I ran the top “Thank You” through the Big Shot with the Subtle Textured embossing folder.
After gluing “Thank You” to my colored Serene Garden, and layering this on a Sahara Sand card base, my card was almost complete. Those pretty Iridescent sequins had to make an appearance!
I’m sharing my Thank You card with Festive Friday, because it’s perfect for their “Thank You” theme.
Thank you for checking out my Thank You card. I’m wishing you a wonderful day! Keep scrolling to see my supply list, and click on the pictures to go shopping.