LDRS – Day 2

Thank you for joining us on our LDRS Creative inspiration week blog hop! We are showcasing lots of gorgeous projects using products from our new release. You can even see them in action with step-by-step projects by our amazing designers on their blogs and our own LDRS Creative Youtube channel (make sure you subscribe)!

In this release, we are celebrating love and friendship, being on Cloud #9 with sweet new products!

There are FOUR stamp sets that are oh-so-sweet:  CLOUD NO.9 from Cre8tive Cre8tions, LOVE IN BLOOM, BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS, and HANGING OUT from our very awesome Polkadoodles line!

We also have FOUR new die sets that will help you get a professional look in no time, thanks to the LOVE LETTER LACE ENVELOPE, the FAIRY FANTASY LACE ENVELOPE, the EYELET LACE RECTANGLE and the BUILD-A-CARD GARDEN ESCAPE die sets.

Who’s ready for mini hybrid inks? We are adding two sets of our very popular Hybrid inks in a mini version, perfect for ink blending, stenciling, stamping, colouring and embossing: COUNTY FAIR and SUMMER SHORE.

Lastly, because we wanted to show you how all the products come easily together, we decided to rerelease the Sincerely Yours 6×6 paperpack. It has so many fantastic patterns; give them a try!

 And you can grab the entire release in bundles, because you KNOW you need them all!

Simply use the list at the end of the post to keep hopping!

Each day we are giving away a $30 LDRS Creative gift card to one lucky hopper!  To enter leave a comment on each blog in the hop, plus follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Winners will be announced on the LDRS Creative inspiration blog on December 4th.

AND for the release event we are excited to offer some great savings!

Save 15% on the new release*, including already discounted bundles and use code LOVE15

(*Coupon valid until midnight EST 12/2/18)

For today’s card along the LDRS blog hop, I’m sharing more details on my card today using a technique with perfect pearls and Watermark ink.

The newest set, Love in Bloom, includes layered dies. I personally don’t care for a lot of different inks because I just prefer to color versus stamping out solid images. The only time I run into issues is when there are layered stamps but this is a simple solution to that.

Using LDRS watermark emboss ink, I’m stamping the first solid bloom stamp on colored cardstock. I went with purple so I would end up with purple flowers. Once the watermark ink was on the paper, I would add perfect pearls over it.


Nothing that looks super special, but it will look gorgeous when we finish. For the second layer of the stamp, I’m once again using watermark ink to stamp it and it’ll lift the pearlized stamping up.


For the third layer, I’m using a darker purple ink, Mrs. Periwinkle, and it really creates the three dimensional look for the flowers.


I create three of these flowers and do the same thing for the leaves. The leaves only have two layers, so I only use watermark ink and perfect pearls for the first layer and watermark ink for the second layer on green cardstock.

For the background, I decided I wanted to have something subtle but not distracting because I want the main focus on the flowers I just created. I used the smaller images to stamp a background, use clear embossing powder, and heat emboss.


Once I created the background, I put the card together to create a gorgeous look. I love how the perfect pearls really add shimmer to the flowers and I didn’t need three different inks to create the layered effect.


Thanks for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed the card.

Hop along and leave a comment so you could win! 

And make sure to be back tomorrow for more inspiration!

10 thoughts on “LDRS – Day 2

  1. What a great stamping technique your flowers turned out beautifully and I love the background stamping also your card looks elegant love it😊


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