S imple pretty card using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- card from Balmy Blue Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Whisper White Cardstock
- 2-1/4" square from Whisper White Cardstock
- 1" x 3-1/4" from Whisper White Cardstock
Adhere the large white rectangle to the front of the Balmy Blue card.
Pick out the light blue and white striped small card from the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card Pack. Adhere it to the front of the card so it is centered and the stripes are horizontal on the horizontal card.
Mount the single line sentiment of choice from the Itty Bitty Greetings Set on Block G. Ink it up with the Balmy Blue Ink Pad. Stamp it on one end of the thin strip of Whisper White, but leave room to punch it out.
Unlock the Classic Label Punch. Hold it upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the stamped sentiment into the punch and get it centered in the punching area. Punch.
Adhere the punched out sentiment to the front of the card so the left point is about 1-1/4" from the left side of the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card and the bottom edge is about 1/2" from the bottom edge of the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card.
Mount the single magnolia bud image from the Good Morning Magnolia Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Sahara Sand Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the white square.
Pick out the single bud die from the Magnolia Memory Dies. Put it on top of the stamped bud image on a platform on your cutting and embossing tool so the bud image is centered. Run through the tool.
Squeeze the lid of the Mossy Meadow Ink Pad to get a pool of ink in the lid. Open the pad but leave the lid exposed. Pick up some ink from the lid using the Blender Pen. Color in the leaves and stem of the bud. Get more ink on the Blender Pen as needed.
Tip: Stroke the Blender Pen in one direction only. If you go back and forth, then the cardstock could start to pill and tear.
Tip When you are done clean the tip of the Blender Pen by scribbling on Grid Paper until no more color is coming off.
Use Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the bud cut out to the front of the card so it overlaps the right end of the sentiment punch out and the lower right edge of the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card and the top of the flower is pointing towards the upper right corner.
Cut an 8" piece of Whisper White Solid Baker's Twine.
Tie a the twine around the stem of the flower in a small bow. Trim the ends.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick to carefully peel up a clear flower from a sheet of Frosted Flower Embellishments making sure that you get the adhesive backing as well. Adhere it to the upper left corner of the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick to carefully peel up 1 tiny rhinestone from a sheet of Rhinestone Basic Jewels making sure that you get the adhesive backing as well. Adhere it to the center of the flower embellishment.