Beautiful Friendship Spring Card for the Sisterhood of Crafters

Pretty Spring Card Featuring Beautiful Friendship by Stampin' Up!

 

We are starting a great new challenge for you at Sisterhood of Crafters! Darlene is our host and has chosen “Spring” for her theme. I had a little bit of trouble with this theme because it can be interpreted so widely. In the end, I chose the Beautiful Friendship stamp set that I had just received recently and paired it with the oh-so-rare “Happy Spring” sentiment from Fable Friends.

 

Pretty Spring Card Featuring Beautiful Friendship by Stampin' Up!

 

My Secrets to Making This Beautiful Friendship Project

  • This A6 card started with Soft Sea Foam – the perfect green for Spring! – as the card base. Then, I cut the Soft Sea Foam DSP from the Subtles 6×6 DSP, and dry embossed it with the new Parisian Flourish embossing folder. After that, I wanted to emphasize the beautiful embossing by lightly running the Delicata Silver ink. It was finally layered onto Basic Black cardstock.
  • The beautiful floral stamps in this set are wonderful! I played with all of them but eventually settled on the large flowers. I stamped it first with So Saffron ink then sponge daubered it with Calypso Coral ink.
  • The flower centers were stamped with black ink and the leaves were stamped with So Saffron. The small flowers were stamped the same way and fussy cut.
  • The sentiment was stamped with black ink.
  • Now, the short walk to my die cutting machine!  I cut the focal flower with an oval die and the sentiment was cut with one from the Ornate Frames dies.
  • The ribbons were wrapped and adhered to the background layer. The finishing touch was adding the sequins.

 

Product Spotlight: Beautiful Friendship 

Friendships are some of the most precious things we have in our lives. Show this to your friends, and create heartfelt projects using the Beautiful Friendship Stamp Set.

 

 

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14 Comments

  1. Debbie this is a gorgeous card, beautifully designed and so soft and dreamy…well done ‘sistah!!

  2. This is so elegant, Debbie! Wow, I love the background and soft green accents. The flower pops on this card.

  3. Your interpretation is just LOVELY Debbie! Love your choice of color and design! That background reminded me of the pressed tin ceiling in the old Victorian homes. Just beautiful!

  4. I knew you would get the Beautiful Friendship stamp set, Debbie! It’s just too pretty to resist! And you showcased it beautifully!! But I must admit, my most favorite detail on this card is the Soft Sea Foam gingham designer paper that you dry embossed and then sponged! This combination is stunning! Vickie is right about the flower popping against this background! Well done, Real Sis… and I am off to pin it for my own CASE’d copy! Stay well, dearest sister!

  5. This took my breath away! Love the way you did the colors on the flowers, and the burnish on the dry embossed portion. Beautiful. And, like Katy, soon to CASE. )

  6. Stunning card and love the water colours used, fabulous and I love it…
    Keep well Sistah…xx

  7. I adore the soft colors you chose. Beautiful!

  8. Gorgeous Debbie!
    Such a old-time theme.
    Love it!!

  9. Lovely watercolour effect stamp, and the colours you’ve chosen are so pretty for spring.
    Alison x

  10. Really stunning. I love the little details like the embossing on the background. Love Dawn x

  11. Debbie, this is gorgeous! I love the colors and water colored flowers! And, the embossing makes a perfect background!

  12. Your card is wonderful.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
    Hugs
    Kuni

  13. This is just beautiful! Spring, soft and remind are words that come to mind. So, so, pretty!

  14. This card is really beautiful. Thanks a lot for joining us at our Easter or Spring challenge by
    Sweet Stampers Challenge
    Hope to see you again.
    Hugs and greetings Angela DT

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