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I created a card that works for THREE challenges this week! Now that's a challenge! :) The card I designed works for the sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches, the colour combo at The Paper Players and the picture inspiration over at Stampin' Royalty. Here are the details:

For my card, I switched the sketch layout from Freshly Made to portrait instead of landscape and shifted the focal box slightly to one side. I kept within the colour scheme from The Paper Players and from the picture inspiration at Stampin' Royalty, I went with the floral and vintage/cottage feel. Here is my card:

Paper: Whisper White, Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Everyday Enchantment DSP
Ink: Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight
Stamps: Fabulous Florets
Accessories: Vintage Brad
Tools: Big
Shot, Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

I started by embossing the Whisper White card base with the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder. I choose two patterns from the SAB Everyday Enchantment DSP pack and mounted them on Calypso Coral card stock. Next, I stamped the large leafy image from Fabulous Florets in Lucky Limeade, once, on Whisper White card stock. The rest of the images are also from the same stamp set. I stamped each on Whisper White as well and fussy-cut them all out. I layered them using Tombow and Dimensionals so that certain parts would pop-up to give added texture and dimension. To add even more depth to the flower I stamped in Calypso Coral, I cut it out three times in different sections of the image. I popped up each layer with Dimensionals again to give it a 3D look. I added a Vintage Brad to finish things up - perfect fit, I think!

What do you think?

Until next time, stay crafty!


  1. Pretty card!Thanks for following my blog,
    LOve your blog too!

  2. Wow! I love this card! Great job. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

  3. What a beautiful card! I love the texture and dimenstion! I would say that you nailed all three challenges! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  4. Very, very pretty.....your card reflect the inspiration photo perfectly! Just lovely! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week and sharing your creation with us!

  5. Such a beautiful card! Love the dimension of the layered flowers, the pretty button and the colors are fabulous together. TFS

  6. This is sooo pretty Steph! I love the combination of flowers and leaves you've used and all that cutting makes them really pop! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week...

  7. Oh my word, this is stunning~ Love the layered flower and the bits of stamping on the inside are wonderful!!!! Love this!

  8. Wow is this pretty!!! That layered flower really is striking. So glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  9. This is absolutely beautiful. The layered flowers and DSP look perfect together! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  10. So elegant and pretty - great job combining all three challenges. Thanks for playing along with this week's sketch!

  11. I love, love, love your card!!! Very nicely done! :)

  12. Just wanted to congratulate you on your win!

  13. Love this card! Now following you, too. Thanks for stopping by my site.


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