Sunday, 19 June 2016

Lilacs For You Birthday Card

Continuing to use my old two step stamping floral sets!  For this card it's lilacs made with the SU! 'Blossoms Abound' set.

I love how the new SU! In Colour Sweet Sugarplum looks with Rich Razzleberry so I stamped my lilacs in those colours - stamping off the Sweet Sugarplum once first.  I used Old Olive and Pear Pizzazz inks for the stem and leaves.   I made a Rich Razzleberry card base measuring 5 3/4" square, added some dotty Rich Razzleberry paper on the side of my stamped panel, added a strip of Old Olive grosgrain ribbon, rounded the corners and adhered the panel to a mat layer of Sweet Sugarplum CS.  I added a an Old Olive border cut with one of the dies from the SU! 'Flourish' Thinlits die set.  I'd stamped an extra lilac flowers image and I fussy cut that and popped it up.  I stamped the three small flower images but used a punch to cut those out - not perfect but close enough and I didn't really fancy fussy cutting those teeny tiny shapes!

Here's how I decorated the inside of the card and the envelope flap.  I popped up the stamped and die cut sentiment label over the top of a strip of Sweet Sugarplum CS that I'd die cut using a Memory Box 'Grosgrain Ribbons' die.

The SU! 'Field Flowers' set will feature on my next two step stamped floral card, I'll share that here on the blog soon!

Stamps: SU! 'Blossoms Abound' and 'Birthday Blooms' sets
CS: SU! Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum, Old Olive & Whisper White

Patterned paper: SU! Polka Dot Parade DSP
Ink: SU! Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum, Old Olive & Pear Pizzazz
Tools: SU! 'Flourish' Thinlits die set, flower punch from SU! 'Itty Bitty Shapes' punch pack, Crop-a-dile Corner Chomper corner rounder, Memory Box 'Grosgrain Ribbons' die set, Spellbinders 'Grommet Tags' die set, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig
Embellishments & accessories: SU! Old Olive grosgrain ribbon, SU! Dimensionals

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