Scrapbook How To: Stamp and Stitch a Flower Accent

Stamping and stitching on their own create beautiful effects on scrapbook pages. Use this idea Shari Carroll shared in Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks to add texture and visual interest to stamped flowers by adding stitched accents. Save time by combining real embroidery with stamped faux stitching.

Bouquet by Shari Carroll from Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks

Bouquet by Shari Carroll from Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks

Here’s how to create this accent:

Step 1: Stamp the flower images and cut them out.

Step 1: Stamp the flower images and cut them out.

Step 2: Stamp zigzag stems using green ink.

Step 2: Stamp zigzag stems using green ink.

Step 3: Adhere a flower to each stamped stem.

Step 3: Adhere a flower to each stamped stem.

Step 4: Using embroidery thread, hand stitch stems and flower centers. Variation: Create an entire bouquet of flowers in various colors.

Step 4: Using embroidery thread, hand stitch stems and flower centers. Variation: Create an entire bouquet of flowers in various colors.

Tip

Apply one or two colors of ink to your flower stamp. Use a spray bottle to mist the inked stamp with water. Stamp the image on your cardstock or watercolor paper for a beautiful water colored look.

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6 Responses to Scrapbook How To: Stamp and Stitch a Flower Accent

  1. Carol ann says:

    i love to do embroidery so this will be great fun for me. The added texture is unique. Thanks for “endorsing”my sewing passion.

  2. Carol Lou says:

    So pretty! Thanks for sharing this idea!

  3. Cath T says:

    Love these flowers

  4. TracyM #6773 says:

    LOVE these flowers – THANK YOU Shari!!!

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