I used the Oh So Succulent Bundle from Stampin’ Up! to create my Basket of Succulents card to share with you today.
Here is the sketch for the week:
I started by adhering two different patterns of the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper to a panel of Sweet Sugarplum Glimmer Paper (only available during Sale-A-Bration!). Next, I wrapped a length of Sweet Sugarplum Ruched Ribbon around both panels adhering it with Tear & Tape Adhesive.
Then, I sponged a Lace Doily with some Sweet Sugarplum ink, cut it in half and adhered it to the left center. I pulled out my Window Box Thinlets and created the basket bottom in Tip Top Taupe card stock with the scalloped die. To add some interest to the basket, I also die cut the other flat die which created the strips used to make the ridges on the basket.
All of the succulents in the basket were stamped twice because this is a two-step stamp set. The first stamping was full strength, which created the outline of the succulent. The second layer was stamped off once onto scrap paper before actually stamping onto my outlined succulent. I used combinations of Old Olive, Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum and Calypso Coral inks. The Happy Mother’s Day sentiment was stamped in Versa Mark and sprinkled with White Emboss Powder and heat embossed. I used the small banner die from the Popcorn Box Thinlets to cut it out.
I used part of the sentiment from Remarkable You for the inside of my card. (The word And at the beginning of the stamp was left off.) A few more succulents were added to the bottom along with another strip of the Succulent Garden DSP.
All of the products used to create this card as well as the card stock cuts in inches will be at the end of the post.
Now, I hope you’ll head on over to Kristi’s blog to see what she has created for today:
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Card Stock Cuts for the Basket of Succulents Mother’s Day Card
Sweet Sugarplum card base 4 1/4 x 11; scored at 5 1/2; scrap for sentiment banner
Sweet Sugarplum Glimmer large panel 4 x 5 1/4; scalloped square panel 3 x 3
Succulent Garden DSP spotted panel 3 7/8 x 2 9/16
Succulent Garden DSP checked panel 3 7/8 x 2 9/16
Whisper White for center front panel 2 3/4 square; for succulents 3 x 5; for inside panel 4 x 5 1/4
Tip Top Taupe for basket 3 x 3 square
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