Saturday, March 31, 2018

Just For You!




Happy Saturday!  I have a card to share for this week's Papertrey Ink Make It Monday Challenge.  This week is about stenciled edges.




For my card I started with some Strathmore cold press watercolor paper.  I used Papertrey Inks Diamond Stencil Collection.  I used Distressed Oxide Wilted Violet ink and sponged around the edges.  I then splashed with water to create a watercolor effect.  When the panel was dried, I stamped Corner Adorner: March mini stamp set into the corners with versamark and heat embossed with gold.  Next, I layered the other dotted image from the set and stamped with royal velvet ink.  


Once the frame design was how I wanted it, I started working on the floral pieces.  I stamped and die cut the wildflowers from PTI Mixed Bouquet stamp set and Mixed Bouquet die onto stampers select white card stock.  I used hibiscus burstberry sorbetbright buttercupamethyst allure, and royal velvet, and green parakeet inks.  I felt like the arrangement needed more as well as something to anchor it in the frame, so I chose Seasonal Borders: Spring stamp set and stencils set and Seasonal Spring Borders die.   I only used one of the small clusters, but it really added exactly what I needed.  I used pale peonyhibiscus burstharvest goldbright buttercup, lilac grace amethyst allure, and simply chartreuse inks for this cluster to offer some color variation.  I added a few leafy sprigs from Gran's Garden stamp set and Gran's Garden die to complete the arrangement.  I used simply chartreuse and ripe avocado for the leaves. 
I used some foam tape on some of the florals to add some dimension.  


For the sentiment, I stamped the sentiment from the same Corner Adorner: March mini stamp set in versamark and heat set in gold using the sentiment strip from Wine Bottle Tag #2 die.  I ran the tag through twice to get the fishtail at both ends as well as to shorten it to fit the sentiment.  I added the watercolor panel to a piece of royal velvet card stock and added that to a stampers select white card base. I finished my card with a few clear sequins. 

I am also playing along with Stamp Ink Paper Inspiration Challenge




As always thanks so much for stopping by!




13 comments

  1. Oh Betty this is beautiful!! I love how your flowers look framed in gold!

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    1. Congrats on your MIM win at Papertrey! Well deserved!

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  2. Gorgeous, Betty! Love the bouquet and the border did really help it stand out.

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  3. Gorgeous card Betty! I love your design! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper :)

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  4. Wow Betty that is gorgeous, love the array of colours in the beautiful border. Thanks for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper. Carolyn xx

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  5. Betty, this is gorgeous! I love your floral bouquet and the colors you used. Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper this week!

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  6. Absolutely beautiful! This card just screams Spring!!!

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    1. Congrats on your PTI win this week!

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  7. Beautiful! I love your flowers and the framing. Perfect! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Ink Paper, hope to see you again soon!

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  8. my favorite card of the MIM - it's perfect!

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  9. Beautiful design! Love your fresh blooms and those corners! Now I’m wishing I had that set!

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  10. Congrats on the GC! Your card is my favorite for this MIM! The colors, the stenciling, and those florals- Wow~

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  11. So beautiful Betty...always love your gorgeous flowers!

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Thanks so much!

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