This is the original card I designed for card group.
This is the version I designed for Jan to make. I kept to an all SU! design with a Window Framelits die for the label shape, the Little Leaves Sizzlits die and the Word Window punch for the sentiment labels. I used Pink Pirouette CS in place of Pretty in Pink and fussy cut the lace image rather than cutting it out with a punch. I popped up the lace panel and added rhinestone jewels. After I'd taken the photo of this card I thought the sentiment labels may look better if the edges were sponged with Primrose Petals ink - so Jan did that for her card and it did look better!
Here's the inside and envelope. I love that Viola's Lace wheel stamp!
Jan left the design for the second card up to me and I was inspired by this lovely card I saw on Pinterest made by Julie Wadlinger.
Click here to go to Julie's original blog post. Her card features the SU! Two Tags die - which I have but which I don't use enough - and the fabulous Summer Silhouettes set. I love the layout and the look of the tag as an element for the card front and I'm keen to try this with other stamp sets! I CASEd Julie's card pretty closely, making just a few small changes. I used Pool Party, Island Indigo and Early Espresso for my combo and made a circle sentiment element rather than a banner - and I couldn't resist adding a butterfly! To get the shading on the flowers I inked first with Pool Party and then added Island Indigo ink with a sponge dauber - I find this sometimes works better than the rock 'n roll technique of inking.
Here's the inside and the envelope flap. A lot of Stamp-a-ma-jig action for this card but so worth it for the finished result I think! Huge thanks to Julie for the inspiration!
Stamps: SU! 'Gossamer Lace' stamp, 'Apothecary Art' set, 'Viola's Lace' wheel stamp
CS: SU! Crumb Cake, Primrose Petals, Pink Pirouette, Lucky Limeade & Very Vanilla
Ink: SU! Crumb Cake, Primrose Petals & Lucky Limeade
Tools: SU! Window Framelits die, Flower Fusion & Little Leaves Sizzlits dies, Finishing Touches Edgelits die, sponge daubers
Embellishments & accessories: SU! Rhinestone Jewels & Dimensionals
Supplies for card 2:
Stamps: SU! 'Summer Silhouettes', 'Made for You' & 'Blooming with Kindness' sets
CS: SU! Pool Party, Island Indigo, Early Espresso & Whisper White
Ink: SU! Pool Party, Island Indigo & Early Espresso
Tools: SU! 'Two Tags' die, plain & scalloped circle punches, 'Beautiful Wings' Embosslits die, Stamp-a-ma-jig, sponge daubers
Embellishments & accessories: SU! Pool Party ruffled ribbon, Whisper White Baker's Twine, Rhinestone Jewels &Dimensionals