I've been loving playing around with Positive Thoughts, one of the new sets from the January-June Mini Catalogue. I love all the little bits of nature in the stamps: foliage, butterflies, feathers, flowers and so on. Of course, from next month, you'll be able to order the matching Nature's Thoughts dies - and then there'll be no more fussy cutting!
For inspiration today, I've used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches.
I've kept the colours classically simple: Basic Black, Whisper White and Copper. Mixed with the new Parisian Flourish embossing folder, it makes for an opulent effect.
My favourite stamp in the set is the maidenhair fern. I've stamped it in two generations of Tuxedo Black and added in one that is copper embossed. The copper embossed butterfly has a Basic Black base and is popped up on dimensionals. A few of the new Champagne rhinestones finishes off the scene.
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