Friday, 25 May 2012

Simple flowers


From highly-embellished fabric cards to something very clean and simple. I made this card in just a few minutes, using my new Mixed Bunch stamp set. I was given this set free at a Stampin’ Up! training event last weekend and couldn’t wait to use it when I got home... even though we’d already had a play during our Make & Takes.

I made half a dozen cards in an evening using this set and a couple of boxes of cardstock scraps.


For this card I took a piece of Shimmery White cardstock and stamped the flowers in Old Olive (yay!). The sentiment is from Curly Cute and stamped in Basic Black. I layered it onto some Basic Black (ok, I cheated there, too) and finally stuck it to a card blank made from textured Old Olive.


The neutrals card is very similar; I just added a ½” circle of Early Espresso cardstock and a single pearl. A pearl which may prove expensive as today I mailed a card with a pearl on it and had to pay 40p extra in postage! Doh!

Stamps: Mixed Bunch, Curly Cute
Cardstock: Old Olive (textured), Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Shimmery White
Ink: Basic Black, Old Olive, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake
Accessories: Basic Pearls

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3 comments:

  1. I'm liking those cards and this stamp set!!

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  2. Very pretty CAS cards! LOL about the pearl! I really have to watch the ribbon on my cards too!

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  3. Your use of curly cute forced me to get it the other day! I'm trying to cut back!!! Quit forcing me to buy more!!!! Lol. Very cute and cas card. Definitely on the CASE list!!!

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