Stampin' Up! Back to Back Blooms and Subtles DSP Thinking of You (You've Been on My Mind) Card

The Stampin' Up! Back to Back Blooms Stamp Set is ideal for creating bold and detailed floral images. This is a Reversible Two-Step Stampin' set -- it allows you to add depth, texture, and dimension to your stamped images. For this card, however, I went with a scaled-back simpler look by stamping the outline stamp in a somewhat tone-on-tone color scheme directly to DSP in like colors.

Card Recipe


  • Stamp Sets: Back to Back Blooms, Simply Succulents (for sentiment)

  • Cardstock: Thick White, White, Old Olive

  • Designer Series Pape (DSP)r: Subtles 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) DSP

  • Ink Pads: Calypso Coral, Mango Melody, Old Olive

  • Embellishments: Artistry Blooms Sequins

  • Adhesives: Stampin' Seal+, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin' Dimensionals


  • Basic Supply Kit: paper trimmer, paper snips/scissors, bone folder, acrylic stamping blocks


  • Stamping Directly on DSP

  • Fussy Cutting

Cardstock Measurements

  • Card Base: Bermuda Bay (5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4")

  • Layer #1: Old Olive (5 1/4" x 3 1/2")

  • Layer #2: Petal Pink Sheet of DSP (5" x 3")

  • Layer #3: So Saffron Sheet of DSP (4 1/2" x 2 1/2")

  • Large Flower: Petal Pink Sheet of DSP

  • Leaves: Soft Seafoam Sheet of DSP

  • Sentiment: White (small piece / scrap approximately 2 3/4" x 3/4")


  1. Prepare Your Cardstock: cut/trim/score all paper as described above

  2. On Layer #3 Petal Pink DSP, stamp two (2) of the large flower image directly on the DSP in Mango Melody Ink (these will be hidden by the layers on top, so stamp the images centrally to add to the background)

  3. Stamp one large flower on the Petal Pink DSP in Calypso Coral ink

  4. Stamp four (1) leaves on the Soft Sea Foam DSP in Old Olive ink

  5. Fussy cut the large flower and four leaves

  6. Adhere Layer #1 Old Olive cardstock to the card base

  7. Adhere Layer #2 Petal Pink DSP on top of Layer #1

  8. Adhere the large Petal Pink flower in the center of the previous layers

  9. Tuck the leaves in behid the large flower and adhere in place (I adhered a leaf down on the left and right side of the flower with liquid glue and the remaining leaves, again on each side of the large flower, with Stampin' Dimensionals (mini or cut pieces of the standard size dimensionals)

  10. Stamp the sentiment on white cardstock in Old Olive ink; trim the sentiment to size, and adhere to the top of the card front

  11. Adorn the card front with Artistry Blooms Sequins

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