Friday, March 9, 2018

Spring Blossoms- Spring Will Follow

Hi Friends!

I hope all of you are having a great week so far!  

Jaydee's PP383 challenge at The Paper Players is “Spring has Sprung” so I decided to create a floral card using Spring Blossoms Clear Stamp Set from  Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps.  Here on the East Coast, tulips blooming are definitely a sign of spring :-)

I love the tulip and daffodil in Spring Blossoms as well as the beautiful fonts in the sentiments, don't you?

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In addition to The Paper Players PP386 “Spring has Sprung” Challenge along with the As You Like It “Single or Multiple Layers and Why” Challenge ( I love multiple layers and find it difficult to create with just a single layer- for me, the more layers the better :-)) and the Word Art Wednesday #324-#325 “Anything Goes” Challenge.

If you have not had a chance to visit the above challenge sites or the SNSS Blog/FB Page yet, I encourage you to do so- terrific inspiration from all!

To create this card:

1). Stamp the tulip image from Spring Blossoms Clear Stamp Set with archival black ink onto a piece of white cardstock, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool.  Once the embossing has cooled, watercolor with water-based markers and when dry, fussy-cut the image.

2). Die cut a piece of white cardstock with a stitched rectangle die and another piece of white cardstock with a pierced tag die.  Using a stencil brush along with a flourish stencil, apply tumbled glass distress ink. 

3).  De-static the lower corner of the rectangle panel, stamp the sentiment from Spring Blossoms  with archival black ink onto a piece of white cardstock, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool .  Once the embossing has cooled, mount onto a piece of black cardstock, trim and mount onto the white card base.

4). Mount the tie cut tag onto black cardstock, trim close to the die cut, add the green  triple ribbon satin bow to the die cut tag (wrapping the ends behind the tag) and add part of white paper before mounting the tag onto the card front with dimensional foam. 

5). Mount the fussy-cut tulip onto the card front with dimensional foam, tucking the stem under the ribbon.

6). Use a clear glitter pen to apply shimmer to the petals and a few rhinestones to the card front.

Ink/Mediums: Versafine™ Onyx Black, Tim Holtz® Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, Stampin’ Write Markers- Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Wild Wasabi; Spectrum Noir™ Clear Glitter Pen

Paper/Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black

Accessories/Tools:  Big Shot™, MFT A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Dies Set 1, MFT Pierced Tag STAX Dies,  Clarity® Stencil Brush, MB Flourish Stencil, Embossing Buddy®, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, 1” Green Satin Ribbon (from my stash), White Tea Lace Doily, Rhinestones

Thanks again for taking the time to visit- hugs and I hope you have a wonderful weekend!


Ann Abrahamson said...

Wow! That soft background is wonderful and really makes that beautiful tulip just pop off the card! Thanks for sharing over at The Paper Players this week!

Larissa said...

Gorgeous card. I love the prettybow on your card. Thanks so much for joining us at the As you like it challenge.


Annette said...

Wow, gorgeous flower. I love tulips. The colour is so vibrant. Beautiful card.
Annette - Netty's Cards
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