The Gray Muse Summer-Fall 2020 Stamp Collection | Blog Hop | Giveaway

by alex

Hi Friends,

Welcome to The Gray Muse Blog Hop featuring the 2020 Summer/Fall Stamp Collection! This release includes seven gorgeous floral stamp sets and one must-have sentiment set titled Social Distance! We have some amazing guests sharing inspiration using these stamp sets so grab your favorite drink and get to hopping! If you arrived from Keisha Charles‘s blog you’re right on track. You can click over to The Gray Muse Blog where it all begins, or refer to the blog hop list at the end of this post. Be sure to stop at each blog stop and leave a comment! There are prizes (details below)!


I’m thrilled to be a part of The Gray Muse Stamp Collection newest release! This one is extra special because it includes several floral stamps designed by me: LOVELY LOTUS STAMP SET, PRETTY PANSIES STAMP SET, FOREVER FUCHSIA STAMP SET.


I have two projects to share today created using LOVELY LOTUS STAMP SET and  PRETTY PANSIES STAMP SET from this release.

The first slimline card features the LOVELY LOTUS STAMP SET.


I stamped the images with Memento black ink onto white cardstock and colored them with Copic markers. If you have been following me for a while you know I love dark backgrounds, so I decided to make a black background for this card. To color in my flowers I used Copics: Y000, BG11, RV00, RV91, Y02, G21, N2, G12, RV63, RV04, RV06, RV63, Y15, BG49 and YG61. I colored the background using N10.


I stamped a sentiment from the PRETTY PANSIES STAMP SET onto white stripe, which I popped onto the card. To finish, I embellished the panel with clear drops.



To make my second card, I used the PRETTY PANSIES STAMP SET


I started by stamping the images onto a piece of a white cardstock using Black Ranger Archival Ink. I then watercolored all images with Kuretake Zig Art & Graphic Twin markers  For the flowers I used the following colors: Mid Yellow, Lilac, Purple, Pink, Orange, Cornflower blue. For the leaves I used the following colors: Mid Yellow, Deep Green and Olive Green.


To finish, I embellished the panel with clear drops. I stamped a sentiment from the PRETTY PANSIES STAMP SET onto a stripe of cardstock and glued it onto the card base.



To celebrate the hop The Gray Muse is giving away FIVE $25 gift codes to the shop so you can add some of these stamps (or enamel pins) to your collection. In order to qualify, leave comments on every post in the hop. The more posts you comment on, the greater your chances. The giveaway ends on Wednesday, September 30th at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. All winners will be selected at random and announced on The Gray Muse Blog within a week.

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The next stop on the hop is Yasmin Diaz
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I hope you felt inspired! Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop! Don’t forget to leave comments for the giveaways!


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Jade September 25, 2020 - 8:13 pm

I love the lotus card! Gorgeous! The flower colors are stunning!

Carla Hundley September 25, 2020 - 7:41 am

Lovely cards and
the stamps are
so pretty.
Carla from Utah

Marisela Delgado September 25, 2020 - 7:29 am

I LOVE black cardstock! So gorgeous! 💜

Anagha September 25, 2020 - 6:38 am

Gorgeous cards, beautiful coloring and lovely stamp sets.

Enna September 25, 2020 - 4:38 am

So much gorgeousness! That slimline lotus card is stunning, with its dark background and bold focal colors. And I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but, when I got the stamp sets, I couldn’t figure out how to use the pansies set! It was too big for some ideas and too small for others. It never occurred to me that I could mask and extend that stamp for some reason. Somtimes, my brain just farts. 🤷‍♀️🙄🙄! I love the card design & I love seeing freckles!

Natasha Vacca September 25, 2020 - 4:21 am

I love these Alex! I love the bright colors! Gorgeous cards and beautiful designs on the sets too!

Cindy Holmes September 25, 2020 - 1:35 am

Wow Amazing Cards! I love how colorful and vibrant that the colors are for each of the cards!

M September 25, 2020 - 12:20 am

These are STRIKING! I love the bright colors!

Savannagh Kacey September 24, 2020 - 11:05 pm

You have a beautifully unique ability to mix and match colors. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

Dee Earnshaw September 24, 2020 - 10:44 pm

these cards are just gorgeous – the colors are amazing

Dorothy A September 24, 2020 - 10:21 pm

So beautiful. I like your bright colors. And that lotus slimline card is amazing. Love that stamp set.

Becca Cruger September 24, 2020 - 9:38 pm

That slimline card, tho…. Just wow! I love the almost pop art feel of the colors you used. And the second card absolutely benefit from those holographic embellies.

Janis Ford September 24, 2020 - 9:31 pm

Your designs are beautiful!!

Scraporcraft September 24, 2020 - 9:17 pm

Very beautiful coloring samples for the sets. Great combinations.

Colleen M Balija September 24, 2020 - 8:30 pm

Gorgeous cards by The Gray Muse Alex!!!!!

Sharon Gullikson September 24, 2020 - 8:09 pm

I really like your Lotuses. I would like to make some Lotus cards–yours are gorgeous!

Nandini Karmarkar September 24, 2020 - 7:39 pm

Beautiful cards. I really love the lotus card. It is gorgeous!

Andrea P September 24, 2020 - 7:12 pm

Very nice cards and coloring. Really like the great blended finish, I could only wish…LOL

Debby Green September 24, 2020 - 7:05 pm

Great cards and stamp sets! Amazing talent!

Maureen Reiss September 24, 2020 - 5:09 pm

I love your vibrant colors!! Beautiful cards!!!!

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