My blog is called "Creative Smiles" because my designs are the result of incorporating mistakes. With fumble fingers that drop whatever they are holding - repeatedly, it takes a lot of giggles, smiles and creative patience during my crafting process. xx

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Name This Flower Stamp - PLEASE?

Greetings, dear Blogging Friends!
I hope you are doing well. Summer is in full swing here, bringing with it that "lovely humidity" Florida is known for, but with it, beautiful skies that change depending on the clouds and time of day. 

I wish I could send some of our rain and moisture out West where the wild fires are causing so much damage - my heart is with you all.


I love flowers (gardening is my true passion) - and of course butterflies - who mob me as I water and care for my garden).

Help! Please? Name this stamp!

UPDATE: Thank you Aimes for identifying this stamps as an Impression Obsession stamp which can be purchased here.


Several years ago (5 or 6?) a friend brought this stamp to my home, and I stamped off six images in a variety of Memento inks. It's a large, red rubber image that measures approximately 5" x 4". I asked her for the name and manufacturer to put in my post, but she said she cannot find the stamp now. Do you know who made it?

Leslie Miller and Connie Griffin have inspired me to dig into my gigantic UNFINISHED box and get a grip on the important things in life (giggle). Each card was stamped with Memento Ink and in monochromatic style, colored with Copics and Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 Color Pencils and Gamsol.

I even had time to stamp the card interior and envelopes!
The cards measure 5" x 7".



The "out of the box" die cutting technique was used on the oval creations:


This antique lace from Great-Aunt Agnes's stash (1940s?) was darkened with Distress ink.



Here it is in blue:




And Pink... it's always fun combining my edge punches with dies:



Challenges I'd like to play in please:

  1. Allsorts Challenge - Their 11th birthday with a theme of "I love...". I love flowers and butterflies - my flowers bloom year round except the dead of summer when everything is a bit bedraggled. We provide a year-long habitat for Florida's pollinators including all kinds of bees, wasps, hummingbirds, butterflies and more! I also love MONOCHROMATIC cards. Happy Birthday, Allsorts! 9/18
  2. Crafty Friends #144 Anything Goes - 9/18
  3. Creative Knockouts #367 "Lots of Layers" I'm submitting the pink cards because the right card has 5 layers and the left has 6. 9/16
  4. Cute Card Thursday #651 "No Patterned Paper" - submitting the blue cards, however, of all these cards, only one pink one has PP. 9/16
  5. Pammie's Inky Pinkies #2036 "Anything Goes" 9/14
  6. Classic Design Challenge #9 "Anything Goes" 10/1
If you know the name and manufacturer of this stamp, I'd love to update my blog post with it! Thanks for stopping by, and for your continued friendship.
hugs,