Saturday, July 28, 2018

simon says stamp diamond pattern - create a pattern 1

Thanks, Simon, for sending me a Diamond Pattern background stamp from the new release, Friendly Frolic, to play with. My next idea was to see what I could come up with in terms of patterns by moving/rotating the stamp. I must admit the simplicity and large empty spaces of the stamp daunted me a bit.

So I played.

Move the stamp to connect the lines.
Stamp as is, then turn 45 degrees.
Stamp randomly and make confetti.
Picked a pattern and stamped it just to create a barely there BG for some pretty blooms. I used SSS Fog ink. Then I colored the die cut pieces and built the flower. Added the sentiments and fell in love with the result :)

 SSS Diamond Pattern stamp
white embossing powder

I'm on a mini-vacation before vacation (lucky me) but I'll have a couple more creations for you next week if you stop by again.

Check out the Simon Says Stamp blog for all the products in this release and tons of inspiration too. Thanks for visiting.

I'm playing at:
SSS Wednesday - AG
Happy Little Stampers - AG with Dies
Always Fun Challenges - #68


Anita in France said...

Fresh and lovely, Maria ... those bright blooms are fabulous against the subtle background! Fun experiments ... put me in mind of C9 Turnabouts! Hugs, Anita :)

Andie Miller said...

Beautiful card! So glad to have found you through the Simon Says Stamp challenge

nancy littrell said...

Gorgeous die cut colored flowers and stamped background. TFS Maria. Hugs..

Jackie C said...

This is so fabulous! So glad that you have shared your great artwork with us here at Always Fun Challenges. Good luck hun and do come back again!
Jackie DT @AFC

TLady said...

STUNNING WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

Ina G said...

WOW Maria I LOVE what you have done on this card. The background is so soft and subtle and those flowers - simply beautiful and in my favourite colour. Love the way you did your die cut and stamped sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week.

Inkyfingers said...

I can see why you fell in love with this little beauty Maria! Your pretty flowers are magnificent and the two-toned die cut sentiment is the perfect finishing touch.
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM.

Stampin Mindy said...

What beautiful flowers. I love the pops of purple. The 'Wishing' die is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday's Anything Goes Challenge. Good Luck!

♥ Mindy

Nandini said...

Gorgeous card. Love the subtle background. And the flowers are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at the ATSM Challenges. Hope to see you again soon. Nandini, DT

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