Monday, November 28, 2016

Winter Bouquet Flourishes and Imagine Crafts Blog Hop

This card has a lot of sparkle - perfect for the holidays. The stamps are by Flourishes, l.c. The sparkle comes from Imagine Crafts, as part of a blog hop! The card is simple to make but looks very elegant.

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Imagine Blog
Barbara Thompson
Toni Storie
Alison Heikkila
Beverly Cole
Kren Kurts
Neva Cole
Roni Johnson
Linda Lucas
Davi Long
Jennifer Vanderbeek
Naomi Gong
Vickie Yeakley
Nadine Carlier
Rebecca Ednie
Gloria Hayoung Lee
Mark Melnick
Shirley Qu
Martha Lucia Gomez
Terre Fry
Mary Prasad <- You are here!
Trisha Traxler
Monica Edwards
Flourishes L.C

Making the Card

1. Cut red cardstock to 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; inches. Fold in half to form a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch card base.

2. Stamp large bouquet and tag with "Winter Cheer" greeting on white cardstock with StazOn Jet Black ink. Color bouquet with Memento Markers, going from dark to light, overlapping colors to shade and blend. Cut around bouquet and tag with detail scissors. Go around outside edges from the back side with Tuxedo Black Memento Marker (this hides the white edges and gives it a finished look). Spray bouquet with Sparkle Sheer Shimmer Spritz. Spray tag with Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz.

3. Cut about a 6 inch long piece of seam binding. Spray with Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz.

4. Cut black cardstock 3 3/4 x 5 inches. Spray with Gold irRESISTible Texture Spray. Once dry, spray Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz over the entire piece. Wrap gold sprayed seam binding around middle where shown, adhering on backside. Adhere to card base.

5. Die cut 3rd smallest Dotted Scallop Oval from white cardstock. Spray with Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz. Add dots of Gold irRESISTible Pico Embellisher to outside scallops. Let dry. Adhere to center of card.

6. Adhere bouquet with dimensional tape as shown. Adhere tag where shown.

  • Memento Markers: Lady Bug, Love Letter, Rhubarb Stalk, Dandelion, New Sprout, Pear Tart, Bamboo Leaves, Cottage Ivy, Tuxedo Black
  • StazOn Ink: Jet Black
  • irRESISTible Texture Spray: Gold, Sparkle
  • irRESISTible Pico Embellisher: Gold
  • Sheer Shimmer Spritz: Gold
  • Flourishes Stamps: Winter Bouquet SSBCA024
  • Elizabeth Craft Designs 1173 Dotted Scallop Ovals
  • Cardstock: White, Black, Red
  • Seam Binding: White
  • Dimensional Tape
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  1. Beautiful card Mary, I love the festive holiday colors. That background is awesome!

  2. What a beautiful holiday card! Love the sparkle!

  3. Wonderful card.
    the flowers are beautiful.
    Love the black background -
    it makes the rest of the card
    thanks for sharing.

  4. Beautiful, I love the background and shimmer :)

  5. Your card is gorgeous. I love the colors and design.

  6. I love the card. When it popped up on my screen my eyes got so happy. Sounds silly doesn't it? But that's what happened. Well done.

  7. Very beautiful card. Your background really made the flowers pop. Thanks for sharing.


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