Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Beauty Blooms

Hi stampy friends!  I have a pretty one layer card to share with you today. Yup, just one layer - the card base - is all I have on my card today! :-)

I began with a white card base, cut to 8.5" x 5.5", and then folded it in half to make a regular A2 sized card. I started by laying down the Aqua Antique Floral Washi Tape on the right side of the card and and then cut it at an angle. Then I added a longer strip of the Black with Pink Floral Washi Tape right below the Aqua tape. Aren't those floral washi tapes gorgeous?? I'm in love with these!

Next, I stamped the sentiment from the Old Tea Rose set (Flourishes) above the Aqua tape and set my card aside while I worked on my die cuts. I cut the Gardenia Strip flowers (Cheery Lynn Designs) from a rose cardstock and glued the layers together. I curled the edges of the flowers down with some hemostats, and then I sprayed the flower with Cranberry Zing Glimmer Mist. This adds a gorgeous color to my flower as well as a wonderful shimmer.

While my Gardenia flower was drying, I cut out some pale pink flowers from the Sweet William Strip (Cheery Lynn Designs) and glued the two smallest flowers together. After pinching the petals with my fingers, I added White Pearls to the centers. I also added a large White Pearl to the center of the Gardenia flower after it was completely dry.

I then set about cutting some leaves from green cardstock, the Ivy Strip die (Cheery Lynn Designs), and the Wreath Strip die(Cheery Lynn Designs). The Gardenia flower was glued down on my card first, and then I added the Ivy Strip leaves underneath my flower. I glued the Sweet William flowers down on each side of my Gardenia flower and added more Ivy Strip leaves. Finally, some Wreath Strip greenery was added around the Gardenia flower.

These flowers are so much fun to work with, and they pair nicely with these new floral washi tapes. I hope you try these new washi tapes and create some classy cards to share with us! :-)  Save 10% off your order by using this code, Holly-10, when you shop at Classy Cards 'n Such.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Cards Galore - Flowers
Live and Love Crafts #16 - Use Pink
By Lori Designs #56 - Use Washi Tape
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #100 - Praise the Lord


Beth Norman said...

Such a lovely card. Like you, I like my Washi tape. I like your dark coloured one. Don't see those often.

Sherry Eckblad said...

That washi tape is gorgeous as is your flowers. Thanks for joining us at By LORi Designs.

Stephanie said...

What a gorgeous card!! I love the flowers and all the details you included with them. I also really like that washi tape. Beautiful!! Thanks so much for joining us at Word Art Wednesday.

Karen Letchworth said...

This is so pretty! Thank you for sharing with us. It's always a blessing to have you play along with us, and we thank you for taking the time to link up with us.
Have a very blessed week!
Word Art Wednesday

Jo Ann said...

I love your CAS card. The use of washi tapes with the perfect blend of flowers is genius. Love it lots. Thanks for blessing us with your artwork this week at Word Art Wednesday.

God bless,

Debbi said...

Gorgeous! Thank you for entering the Cards Galore challenge...good luck x