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!


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

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

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

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

  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

  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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


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