Ahh Spring! The slow wakening begins with scattered warm days here and there, and small creeks swollen with thawing snow. This simple card reminds me of the early spring colors that come to life in flowering blooms. And, it's very simple to make!
PAPER: Purple Posy card stock, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 (card base) scored at 4 1/4 and 2 1/8"; Whisper White thick card stock, 4 pieces, 5 1/4 x 1 7/8"; 1 piece of DSP (2019-2021 In colors), 5 x 1 5/8"; Whisper White pieces for die cut shapes.
STAMP SETS: Inspiring Iris, Enjoy Life (used butterfly from this set).
INK: Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight.
TOOLS: Paper cutter, Stitched so Sweetly Dies, Die cutter machine, multipurpose liquid glue, glue dots, Scripty Embossing Folder, sponges.
EMBELLISHMENTS: Whisper White 1/4" crinkled ribbon, Gingham Gala Sequins.
Cut card base ( 8 1/2 x 5 1/2") and score on the 8 1/2" side at 4 1/4" and 2 1/8".
Cut Whisper White mat pieces. Emboss one of the strips.
Using a small sponge, wipe Highland Heather ink gently across embossing on white strip until desired color is achieved. Glue this strip to far left panel of front. (See video).
Stamp iris plant on one of the white mat pieces, as well as sentiment (Granny Apple Green) and small butterfly (Daffodil Delight) from Enjoy Life stamp set.
Glue stamped panel and remaining two white panels on the card.
Add DSP piece to panel on far right.
Die cut large shapes from Stitched So Sweetly Dies - one in Whisper White and one in Granny Apple Green. Die cut other Granny Apple Green shape for back large front die cut piece (see video).
Stamp iris plant and butterflies on large Whisper White die cut piece. Cut Granny Apple Green piece in half and layer behind the large stamped piece. (See video). Add smaller Granny Apple Green to back to cover. Adhere to card front (see video).
Add ribbon with glue dot.
Add purple sequin.
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