Sisterhood of Crafters has a new challenge starting today, “For a Lady: Feminine with Flowers” – chosen by Sistah Annie. I don’t know about you but I am ready for spring, so this theme was perfect for me. Firstly, to chase the winter doldrums away, I went for bright, beautiful colors with the Flowering Fields designer paper. Then, I used my favorite flowers in the new Stampin’ Up bundle, Flowering Tulips. I just love how this card turned out!
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My secrets to making this Quiet Meadow project
- Firstly, the card base is 6″ square – 12″ x 6″ and scored at 6.”
- After that, I cut the Flowering Fields designer paper to a 5-3/4″ square. Then, cut the Tulip designer paper to a 4-3/4″ square and layered it onto white cardstock.
Now, the FUN Part!
- Once the card base was completed, I cut out the pieces of the Tulips dies in both Poppy Parade and Calypso Coral. Before I started piecing them together, I sponged the Calypso Coral ones with a light dusting of Poppy Parade. I’m not sure if you can see that in the photos but the little color is nice on them.
- Then, I stamped the stems and leaves with Old Olive ink and cut them out.
- Using the oval die, I cut out white cardstock and arranged the flowers, stems and leaves with glue.
- After that, I stamped the sentiment and cut it out with the Tasteful Labels die and popped it up with dimensionals over the stems.
- Finally, to add just a tad more femininity to the card, I made a triple loop bow with Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon and colored a few Polished Dots with the dark Old Olive Stampin’ Blends marker.
I’m sharing my card with these challenges:
- Allsorts Challenge – Anything Goes with option of Red Flowers
- Dream Valley Challenge – 2 or More Patterned Papers
- Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday Challenge – Hearts or Flowers
- Let’s Craft and Create Challenge –
- Seize The Birthday Challenge
- Through The Craft Room Door Challenge
- Watercooler Wednesday Challenge – All About Occasions
- Colorful Options Challenge – Red
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