Hello, Altenew friends! This is Virginia here. I am super excited to share three projects with you. The featured Stamp & Die Bundle is Prettiest Pomander. Well, the name says it all. Pomander is a ball that is consist of dried fruit or flowers. They are so decorative and pleasing to the eyes that they are often spotted at celebratory occasions, such as weddings. You may even have seen flower girls or bridesmaids carrying these beautiful so-called “Kissing Balls”!

https://altenew.com/products/prettiest-pomander-stamp-die-bundleMy first card is based on its true original form, which is a hanging object.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#1By following the guide from the insert in the package, I was able to stamp in the flowers in assorted colors. With the new ink colors (Lapis Lazuli Oval Set and Spring Bouquet Oval Set), I stamped the blue, pink, and green flowers first with the lightest shade to the 3rd darkest.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#4I then stacked three die-cut pieces underneath and popped it up. Do you know that outline stamps are perfect for background stamping, too?
Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#2Adding a silver ribbon seems like a good idea as it adds some shine and interest. I tied the bow and adhered it to the top.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#3I added white liquid droplets in the center of each flower. Love that! The sentiment “Congratulations” (from Wallpaper Art Stamp Set) complements this card nicely.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#5My next card took a slightly different direction. This time, I decided to add a vase! The Versatile Vases Stamp & Die Bundle are just the perfect vessels for this.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#10For the bouquet, I stamped it in Jet Black and clear-embossed it. Then I colored the flowers with Watercolor Brush Markers (Wonderland).

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#11The vase was paper-pieced with the new scrapbook collection Live Your Dream 12″x12″ Paper Set. Once you adhere the bouquet to the vase, you then created your own centerpiece! To ground the image, stamping the “One Day at a Time” Stamp Set in Limeade helps bring out the color green in the Pomander.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#12The 3rd card is a very colorful one with minimum layers. I simply stamped the images with the new March Release Ink Bundle and the result is absolutely glorious!

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#6To keep the flower outlines nearly invisible, I stamped the Pomander in Silver Lake Crisp Ink.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#8I then covered the Pomander with the coordinating die and applied colors from the Deep Blue Oval Set with the Feeling Dotty Stencil.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#7To add some dimensions, I stamped the sentiment onto one of the plain chipboard from the Live Your Dream Embellishment Bundle.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#9With today’s post, I hope you get some creative ideas for the  Prettiest Pomander Stamp & Die Bundle.

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#14I am only showing 3 of the possibilities from this set. Imagine the various colors and pairing of stamps? The sky is the limit and I encourage that you let your imagination run wild!

Altenew-PrettiestPomander-Virginia#13What do you think? I would love to hear your feedback and comment. Thank you so much for stopping by!

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