Pansy Petals Pretty Floral Card
This month the Inspire, Create, & Share (I.C.S.) Blog Hop Team, are sharing their ‘It’s A Girl Thing’ creative projects. Wheever you have joined our ‘hop’ from today, a big warm English welcome to you.
When I think of cards for my female friends, unless I have something specific in mind, floral cards are always a great ‘go-to’ for me.
My project today features the Pansy Petals 12″x12″ Designer Series Paper #155807 (now currently reduced in the Last Chance sale) and Pansy Dies #155690, featured on p160 in the retiring Annual Catalogue.
To create my floral card, I cut a Basic Black card base #121688, with additional layers slightly smaller in Basic White #159228 and a further Basic Black slightly smaller still.. The Black layer was die cut using the Stitched Greenery Die #155451, giving a whole layer of subtle stitched leaves.
The sentiment was stamped using Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad #133648 and die cut using Layering Circle Dies #151770. This was attached to the Stitched Greenery layer.
Using Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper #155807 with coordinating Pansy Dies #155680, I cut out a selection of petals and leaves. These were arranged in a ‘C’ shape around the sentiment, with the main image being double layer with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I love how the colours ‘pop’ from the stitched black background.
Top Tip when Die Cutting flowers & leaves
Remember, not to waste the partial images round the outside edge. When layering, these can easily be disguised on lower layers, to give a fuller effect.
Every girl needs some ‘bling’ and today is no exception. Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush #141897 was added to some of the blooms, to add sparkle.
Thanks for joining us today and I hope to see you back here soon.
Crafty hugs, Sandra x
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Crafty hugs, Sandra x
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