die cut blossoms

Welcome to my crafty blog. I decided to pick out another Stampin’ Up! set that I bought last year, played with a few times and then haven’t used for ages – the ‘many layered blossoms’ dies. I think I need to get a better system going for working through all my stash so it doesn’t just occupy shelf space (am I the only one here…?) I really like the new theme over at Global Design Project, where Steffi has challenged us to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) her card, and thought it would work well with the colours from The Paper Players

Before I go any further, I must say a huge thank you to the Global Design Project team for picking my card as a winner for last week! Exciting or what…?! If you didn’t see it, you can check it out here – sunset scene

For this card, I started with a piece of Claritystamp’s ‘Antarctica’ designer paper, that had blue & jade on it, and trimmed it down to fit a 5×7 card blank. I made the sides narrower than the card and added a strip of navy card either side, to echo Steffi’s design.

I die cut the narrower of the two blossom dies in the set in white, and added a touch of yellow to the flower centres with ‘mustard seed’ Distress Oxide and a sponge. For once I’d remembered to put ‘Stick It’ on the back of the card before I cut it, so it was then easy to attach to the designer paper.

To finish, I stamped the sentiment from the ‘blossoms in bloom’ set in navy onto a die cut banner and added a few jade Glossies.

Thanks for dropping in. The weather has brightened up here after the rain of the last few days, and there’s now blue sky through the window so my card is reflecting it nicely.

4 thoughts on “die cut blossoms

  1. Beautiful, Deborah! I LOVE the paper you used to create the background…it’s gorgeous! The yellow centers against the white die cut just “pop” right off the card! Thank you for sharing with The Paper Players this week!

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