Love Is Kindness

Feb 27, 2015 | Uncategorized | 7 comments

 This was the first time I have inked up this stamp – I love tulips and have recently seen bundles of them for sale in stores! I have resisted buying any yet – but will probably be making a purchase soon!  Spring is coming – we know that – although it’s another cold day here in Ohio! I have actually seen a few robins hopping around in the snow! So yes, spring is on it’s way! 

Anyway, my card today was based on the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches      I just flipped it upside down!  

I colored the tulips with blendabilties – don’t be afraid of them! They are so much fun to use –  really you can’t go wrong!  The color lifter comes to the rescue for perfect blending and to lift color if too much color was added! I love the color lifter! 

I sponged some crumb cake ink on the Typeset designer Paper and around the tulip image – then added some very light specks using my favorite stamp from Gorgeous Grunge.  
I used the Paper Piercing tool to poke two small holes on either side of the tulip bundle and threaded a small piece of linen thread through them – and added a bow. 

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I am excited to have some stampers coming to my studio, The Bee Spot this morning — can’t wait! Hope you have some time to stamp today and thanks much for visiting!! 


  1. barb mann

    Love your card Laura. I'm a sucker for the vintage look. We made your cute "A Happy Thing" Bird card (same type look) at my M&T earlier this week. All the ladies loved it. I hope you don't mind. I'll likely be casing this wonderful card too! Thank You!

  2. Laura

    Thanks, Barb! Glad you like my vintage cards!!

  3. Erna Logtenberg

    Your card took my eyes when I was looking at the entry's at FMS. Wow, what a gorgeous card you've made! Might case it at a time, stamping hugs, Erna

    • Laura

      Thank you Erna!! Appreciate your kind words!

  4. Kim S

    Beautiful!! I love your soft pink with all of that distressed kraft and text. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  5. Laura

    Thank you!

  6. Karren

    This is so pretty! I love this image and you've used it so well. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.


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