Hello crafty friends,

Today’s card is a quick and cute card that uses the floral image I cut out of the beautiful True Love Designer Series Paper (DSP) & the FREE Flower & Field DSP.  You’ll find the card measurements after the Shopping List.  Before I continue let me remind you that this is the LAST week of Sale-a-bration.  If you want the versatile and beautiful Flower & Field DSP all you need to do is place a minimum $50 order before sales tax & shipping. This week is the perfect time to take inventory of your craft stash and see what you need to replenish.  Are you running out of adhesive, cardstock and ink?  What about a new stamp set?  Honestly, that’s what I do.  I stock up on cardstock, envelopes, Stampin Dimensionals, ink pad refills and before I know it my order has earned me several FREE Sale-a-bration items.

Here’s today’s card.

Flower & Field DSP & True Love DSP

The True Love DSP is featured with a Valentine Set but the elegant black and white designs can be colored with your favorite coloring medium and can be used for all occasions and not just for Valentine’s Day.  I used my ScanNCut machine to cut out the beautiful floral images from one of the sheets but you can easily fussy cut them out.  They’re not that intricate.  I then used my Stampin’ Blends to color the image.  I’ve also used my Watercolor Pencils and even ink pads to add color to some of the flowers.  The Herring Bone pattern comes from the back side of one of the Flower & Field DSP sheets.  The Flower & Field DSP contains 12 sheets of double-sided designs on the paper.  One side is printed with flowers and the back side has neutral designs like dots, leaves, stripes and herring bone. The sentiment on today’s card comes from the Dragon Garden stamp set.

TIPS & TRICKS:

For some quick card making cut out the floral images and some basic shapes such as circles, rectangles or square to add sentiments later as the need arises.  Then, all you need to do is color in the image, or leave as is, add the appropriate sentiment and add a coordinating strip of DSP.

Customize your Pearl Basic Jewel embellishments by coloring them with your Stampin’ Blends.  Color them while they’re still on the carrier sheet before you add them to your card.

Store you floral image cut outs in a clear envelope with your package of DSP or store them with a stamping set that has sentiments for all occasions, either system will work.


These are the items I used to make this card, just click on any of the pictures on my Shopping List or on my signature at the end of this post and you’ll be redirected to my 24/7 Online Store.

Please use the Host CodeY2M4KARA when placing your order a surprise in your hand stamped card from me. Remember you also earn Loyalty Rewards Points when your order is a minimum $50*.  Make sure you click on the link to read about MY LOYALTY REWARDS PROGRAM 2020-21.

*before sales tax/shipping.  This offer cannot be combined with any other offer I hold in January. 

Shopping List


Card Measurements:

Thick Basic White Cardstock – 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ & scored at 4 1/4″

Field & Flowers Designer Series Paper – 2 1/2″ X 4 1/4″

Scrap piece of Basic White cardstock sized to fit your sentiment

Scrap pieces of Rococo Rose to die cut a scalloped circle to back the stitched shaped circle


Who’s ready for Spring and some flowers?  I am!  I hope all of my crafty friends in Texas are well after a record week of snow, ice, power and water outages.  I think we all learned to appreciate what we often take for granted.  I’ve also made a commitment to have plenty of basic supplies on hand just in case of an emergency.

Thanks for joining me today and if I can help you with any of your crafty needs please reach out to me, I’m here to help you on your creative journey. Lastly, this is the last week of Sale-A-bration.  You can see the catalogs on my website just look for the catalog cover to click and view!

Inky hugs,


 

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