Story of Elegance
Following are the quick steps to recreate this card.
First, make your cuts:
- Basic Black card stock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
- Basic White card stock – 4 x 5 1/4″ (two pieces)
- Die cuts:
- Stamp the hummingbird in black ink onto a scrap of Basic White card stock and cut using the coordinating die in the bundle.
Stamp the perimeter of one of the Basic White panels with the largest floral image in the stamp set using a crisp black ink. I started by stamping the corners and then filling in the sides of the panel.
Adhere the stamped panel to the Basic Black panel and then to an A2 card base made with Thick Basic White card stock. (Note: An A2 card base is made by cutting an 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of Thick card stock in half on the long side. Score the 5 1/2″ by 8 1/2″ (half sheet) of card stock at 4 1/4 “.)
Next, stamp the sentiment onto the card front. (Use a positioning tool such as the Stamparatus or the Misti to ensure your sentiment is properly aligned before stamping on the card front.)
Add the die cut hummingbird to the panel using Foam Adhesive Sheet that has been cut to fit behind the bird.
Dot the centers of the flowers with Pops of Color.
Stamp a flower in the corner of the second Basic White panel using crisp black ink and add to the inside of the card.
Complete the project by stamping the card front and flap with the floral image in crisp black ink and add Pops of Color to the flower centers to coordinate.
Finding Your Creative Elegance
In the end, the beauty of paper crafting lies in its ability to connect us with our own creativity and with others. It’s a chance to slow down, unplug, and create something beautiful and meaningful with our own two hands. So why not give it a try today? You never know where your creativity might take you.
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