Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Because You Matter!

Happy Tuesday!  I am popping with a card to share.  I am playing along with a few blog challenges.

I am playing along with CASE this Sketch, The Card Concept, and Inspirational Challenges.

For my card, I started with Strathmore Watercolor Paper.  I used my Gonsai Tanbi watercolors to create the background or frame detailing.  

Once the background was dried, I used my Avery Elle Quilted frame die.  I added foam tape to the frame and popped it up onto a top folding PTI select white card stock base.  

I die cut and stamped the Concord and 9th Just Because stamp set with coordinating Just Because die setI foam colored the leaves using Ranger Distress Oxide inks in Twisted Citron, Crushed Olive, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, and Bundle Sage

I die cut the word because using Tim Holtz's Ideology Metallic Kraft paper pad.  I white embossed the sentiment that comes in the set.  I stamped the splatter image onto one of the leaves and gold embossed to add some texture.

I arranged my elements using foam tape and Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.  I finished my card with a few clear sequins.

Here is a list of many of my favorite products that I generally use every time I make a card.

foam tape (huge roll)
 White Embossing Powder
 Heat Embossing Gun
 PTI select white card stock
clear sequins
Tonic Comfort Trimmer

As always thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. This is one stunning card. I adore how you layered up the leaves-right from stamping to dies and the touches of gold on the top leave work so well with the gold sentiment. Adore the arty look of the background. So pleased you joined us at Ink

  2. That watercoloring around your oval is just gorgeous Betty!

  3. This is STUNNING!! I LOVE the layering and your colors are just so fun!!!

  4. Absolutely stunning!!! Thanks for sharing this pretty card with us at the Card Concept Challenge! Hugs!

  5. So pretty. Love all that fancy greenery.

  6. What a fun card! Love the watercolor background and how you popped up and layered the leaves as well as the other elements!! Thanks for sharing with us at The Card Concept :-) I hope you have a wonderful Easter and join us again soon!


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