February and March, are busy times for me with many family and friends birthdays and not forgetting Mothers’ day too (for us in the UK). All those occasions gave me the perfect excuse to get out this brand new suite of products called Irresistible Blooms and have a play!

Originally, I was making this set of cards to coincide with a blog hop, but due to a technical issue, I was unable to set it up and participate. However, I did still want to share my makes from this set with you!

Birthday card using brand new Irresistible Blooms stamps and dies

The products that I used were from the Irresistible Blooms stamp and die set (not available until 1st March 2023) and the coordinating Hello, Irresistible designer series papers. The colours that I used are Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo and Daffodil Delight. There are other colours that also coordinate with this DSP, a couple of which are colours that are returning retired colours, so watch out in May to see what they are!

Did you know that every pack of Designer Series Papers made by Stampin’ Up! tell you on the reverse label which colour card stock coordinates? Isn’t that a fabulous idea?

Emboss Resist

Have you tried the emboss resist technique? I did for this card. I stamped my images in versamark ink, added white embossing powder, heat set and then used my blending brushes,dabbed onto ink pads, to colour the stamped images. A final ‘polish’ with a soft cloth or tissue removes the ink from the embossed areas to give a crisper outline. I think it gives a much softer feel to the card. In general, I’m not a flowery person, but must say I love this set!

The card above is my first card using this suite, and then I just couldn’t stop. Below are more cards I made using the same Irresistible Blooms stamps and dies and also the Hello Irresistible papers.

I do hope you enjoyed looking at my creation and it would be great if you could leave a comment – I love to read them!

Find Out More

Love the products that you’ve seen me use? You can order from me here ( but not until March). I will be running a workshop in March using products from the online exclusive offer. To find out more check out my classes and events page.

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