Hello and welcome! Today I would like to share with you a card I made for the Paper Craft Crew Challenge #376. This was a colour challenge and the requirements are shown below:
If you would like to find out more about these challenges, see the other entries or join in, you can visit the Paper Craft Crew website.
The three colours that I chose were: So Saffron, Grapefruit Grove and Pear Pizzazz. Here is my card…
If you would prefer to watch me make the card, simply scroll to the end of this blog post where you can watch my video tutorial.
Let’s make it…
The card base is created from Pear Pizzazz cardstock. This is followed by a slightly smaller layer of Pear Pizzazz cardstock which I have embossed using the Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder. I have also cut one of the frames from the Stitched Labels Dies from Pear Pizzazz cardstock. Through the holes in the frame I have threaded a length of Grapefruit Grove Grosgrain Ribbon (held in place using Tear & Tape). The frame is then adhered to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
I have stamped the main flower image from the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set in Grapefruit Grove ink onto So Saffron cardstock. This is one of my favourite techniques for this stamp set. It is such a simple way to achieve the dual colour effect which is common in tulips! Having stamped the flower three times I cut them out using the coordinating Tulip Builder Punch.
I stamped three of the leaf images in Pear Pizzazz ink onto Pear Pizzazz cardstock and fussy cut them. One leaf was adhered to each tulip and then they were all adhered to the die cut frame using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
The sentiment is from the Well Said Stamp Set and is stamped in Pear Pizzazz ink onto Pear Pizzazz cardstock. This was then cut out using one of the Stitched Labels Dies and adhered to the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Tone-on-tone stamping is a great technique when using Whisper White cardstock seems too stark for your project. In this case I think its use helps the tulips to remain the focal point of the card whilst everything else blends together.
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Happy crafting, h x
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