Doily and Flowers

Here's a card I taught at my August workshops.  I had lots of design help from my friend Sharon V. – I modeled it after a swap I received from her and just changed up the colors.  The card starts off with Whisper White card stock with Hello, Doily background stamped in Soft Suede Classic Ink.  Next I created the pretty flower using Calypso Coral card stock and Fun Flowers die with the Big Shot.  The center is a punch from Boho Blossoms Punch.  I stacked them one on top of the other and adhered them using dimensionals.  The leave is cut from Old Olive card stock and the Leaves #2 die.  The sentiment was created using the Lots of Tags Sizzlits die in Soft Suede card stock.  I stamped the greeting using Petite Pairs and punched that out with the XL Oval Punch.  A few extra flowers punched from Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack fill in some negative space.  The decorative strip is created with punching some Blushing Bride card stock with the Scallop Trim Border Punch on both sides then a piece of designer paper from the Mocha Morning Specialty paper pack Basic Pearls complete the centers of all the flowers.  Do you notice some sparkle and shine?  I used a few drops of Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint in a small bottle of rubbing alcohol, shook it up really well and spritzed the flower.

Here's Sharon's original swap (minus the greeting – don't have a picture with it on!) using a bit different color scheme with Concord Crush, Always Artichoke and Pretty in Pink:


Item No. 122845 Hello, Doily $17.95
Item No. 122495 Petite Pairs wood $28.95
Item No. 122497 Petite Pairs $20.95
Item No. 121812 Fun Flowers Bigz L Die $32.95
Item No. 114508 Lots of Tags Sizzlits DIe Set (4) $21.95
Item No. 113459 Leaves #2 Originals Die $15.95
Item No. 119859 XL Oval Punch $16.95
Item No. 119858 Boho Blossoms Punch $16.95
Item No. 118309 Itty Bitty Punch Pack $16.95
Item No. 118402 Scallop Trim Border Punch $15.95
Item No. 122366 Mocha Morning Specialty Designer Series Paper $12.95
Item No. 119247 Jewels Basic Pearls (150) $4.95
Item No. 116806 Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint $5.95

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