Alphabet Challenge has a new theme starting today – “N is for No Layers.” Did you know that I like layers – lots of them?? Boy, this theme was SO hard for me, but the Delicate Dahlias stamp set made it super easy. Because no layer cards are not my thing, I made an additional card with just a few changes to enhance the pretty stamp set. So, how’d I do and which card do you like best? Let me know in a comment!

Once you finish here, I hope you visit our Alphabet Design Team gallery for some great inspiration and play along before October 21!

My secrets to making this Quiet Meadow project

  • Card #1: Card base is 11″ x 4-1/4″ and scored at 5-1/2.”
  • Card #2: Card base is 6″ x 9″ and scored at 4-1/2.”

Now, the FUN Part!

  • Firstly, both cards were made essentially the same way except I stamped Card #1’s dahlia outline with Poppy Parade ink and Card #2’s with Cajun Craze ink. Then, I stamped both with Pale Papaya ink with the coordinating stamp.
  • After that, I stamped the leaves with Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen inks.
  • Then, I stamped the sentiments and added some bling to the centers of the flowers, which completed Card #1.
  • For Card #2, I added a layer of Evening Evergreen cardstock, colored the background with a light gray alcohol marker (Copics C1) and added the little ink spots from the Artistically Inked stamp set.

I’m sharing my card with these challenges:


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Pretty Cards Made with Delicate Dahlias for the Alphabet Challenge