Thanks for Making It Easy for FMS425
Today’s project was crafted for the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #425. I wanted to keep the design simple and easy. So instead of adding elements to the top panel of the card, I decided to die cut them away! I also wanted to use the Garden Lane DSP, which I have featuring in projects this month. I variety of green designer series paper in this package make it a great addition to any card.
Take a look at all the patterns. Any one of them could be used in this card design.
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Thanks for Making It Easy for FMS425 Project Details:
Materials & Measures:
- Whisper White Thick Cardstock – 8 1/2 x 51/2
- Garden Lane DSP – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8
- Whisper White Thick Cardstock – 3 3/4 x 5
- Whisper White Cardstock – 2 x 3 (butterfly)
- Garden Lane DSP – 4 x 7/8 (on the inside)
- Whisper White Envelope
Tips & Techniques:
- I die cut the front panel using the Tasteful Backgrounds dies.
- Then I layered a panel of the Garden Lane DSP behind so the color would show through the die cut image and also outline the Whisper White panel.
- For the butterfly embellishment, I stamped the oval image in Garden Green ink onto a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock. Then used the Butterfly Duet Punch to punch it out.
- I also added 4 mini pearls along the body for detail.
- To secure the butterfly, I just rolled a glue dot and adhered the center of the body to the card.
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