Thursday, May 14, 2015

Celebrate Today-The Card Concept 35

May 14, 2015

I am playing along with the Card Concept today.  I really enjoy how they focus on the different styles of cards.  Today, I created a Clean and Layered card.  I always love lots of layers.  The color palette in the inspiration photo is gorgeous.  



My base card is Crumb Cake (5 1/2 x 4 1/4).  I used my stitched rectangle dies to cut the next two layers.  Early Expresso and a piece of weathered wood paper was used.  I found the wood paper in my stash. 



I used my Aqua Painter and used Calypso Coral, So Saffron and Pink Pirouette inks and painter a strip of color on watercolor paper.  I used the In Bloom -Maggie's Roses Cutaway Die and cut the base of the flowers from my watercolored pieces (one of each color).  Then I used the top layer of the rose die and cut three Crumb Cake pieces.  I adhered them with glue.  I really love the dimension it creates!  



I cut three pairs of leaves with the dies from Pear Pizazz.  I stamped the banner and sentiment on Crumb Cake using Sahara Sand ink.  I liked the contrast of the color.  Two pearls were added on the banner.  This card is for my son and my bonus daughter for their anniversary.  She loves pearls, so I had to have a few on the card.  

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Have a fantastic day!

Hugs,
Claire



5 comments:

  1. Lovely card. I like the color shades you picked for your flowers, the pearls are an elegant touch.

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  2. This is gorgeous, Claire! Love it!

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  3. Your flowers are beautiful. So pretty!
    Thank you for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  4. Love the detail in those flowers. They are just beautiful.

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