Posted: April 27th, 2021 by

Love Postcard | Grungy Rose Stamp

Hello! Thanks for visiting our blog today! Jane is here with a stunning postcard today, created for our upcoming Create + Craft TV shows this week. Jane’s postcard features the gorgeous grungy rose stamp from our FOREVER LOVE set with our LOVE definition stamp…

Hi there, today I am sharing a postcard. These are fun to make and even to swap, and measure 6″ x 4″, the size of a UK standard postcard. The stamps I used are all on the shows this week.

I worked with the love sentiment from Equality, Hope and Love

equality hope love kindness | definition | sentiment stamps | clear | rubber

and the gorgeous roses and barbed wire stamps from Forever Love

grungy rose stamp | barbed wire | immortal | love | rubber | clear

This is what I got up to

I used a piece of shaving foam marbled card I made with my granddaughter using distress reinkers and sprays. This is a really old crafting technique (I did it as a child with food colouring) and there are lots of on line instructions and videos. I cut it to 6″ x 4″

I stamped and embossed the love sentiment from  Equality, Hope and Love and then stamped the barbed wire using archival ink onto the left side. These would be my flower stalks.

and then to the right side.

I stamped several of the roses from Forever Love  (I only ended up using a few) onto red card using black ink and clear embossed them. I also cut out some of the centres of some more of the large roses to use for decoupaging.

I stamped and embossed the large rose onto the postcard using red embossing glitter

then I adhered the large rose. I decoupaged it with a couple of extra layers of petals. I added a small rose at the top of each barbed wire plant stalks. I finished off with some dewdrops of Glossy accents for extra shine, drippage (is that a word?!?) and dimension.

Here is my finished postcard

grungy rose stamp | love sentiment | postcard | handmade

with a close up of the decoupaged dewy rose

and a couple more photos

grungy rose stamp | love sentiment | postcard | handmade

grungy rose stamp | love sentiment | postcard | handmade

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Bye for now,

Jane x

Love Postcard Rose Stamp

What a gorgeous postcard! Our rose stamp looks stunning layered up with the dew drops on the amazing background! Thank you Jane ♡


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