Friday, August 5, 2022


Hello, friends!  I have a card to share today playing along with a few blog challenges.

 I  started with select white card stock.   I ink blended all of the panels using harvest gold, berry sorbet, tumbled glass, green parakeet, and pinefeather inks.  I die cut the beautiful flowers from Into the Blooms II dies.  I have wanted this set for a while.  It always sells out. (It is in stock right now and on sale!) It did not disappoint.  I love the beautiful blooms!

I added coordinating jewels to the centers. I added some splatters and set the flowers aside to focus on the background.  I started with pure black card stock.  I used the tin stitch die then used the medium scallop stacker.  I used some white pigment ink to add some definition around the edges.  

Next, I white embossed Penciled Outlines Stamps and Dies  for the large frame.  I used the Script Background Stencils with more white pigment ink. I use a sponge to buff and smudge the white ink to create definition.

For the sentiment, I die cut and layered several "smile" words using the prism die. I ink blended the panel to coordinate.  I added all of my elements and added the panel to a top folding  select white card stock base using foam tape.  I finished the card with a few clear sequins.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Replies
    1. know I love everything you create :) Thank you for joining us this week at the TTTC!

  2. What a *stunning* card! I love the flowers, the colors, and details you have included. And the black background makes the rest of the card really pop. Thank you so much for sharing your work us at Make the Cards Challenge and we hope that you can join us again soon.
    Anna, Make the Cards Design Team

  3. This is a really lovely card! The bright die cut flowers really stand out against the black background. Thanks for joining the Make the Cards Challenge.

  4. Wow, I think your card is stunning, the colors a beautiful, especially against the black background! Thanks for playing along with us at Make the Cards Challenge.

  5. Betty, this is so gorgeous! I love the way the beautiful flowers pop off the black background! Just lovely! SO happy you joined us at the TTTC this week!

  6. Beautiful use of these dies...your colors are so striking and rich! I just got these PTI dies and you have inspired me to use them with bold colors...WOW!! I can only imagine how even more gorgeous this card is in person!!! Thanks for joining us at TTTC!!!!!

  7. This is a nice bright card. Very pretty


Thanks so much!

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