days ago, I received a request from Ms G, who follows my daily posts,
asking if I could give her some help with a challenge she's been given!
The challenge was to use Night of Navy and Basic Grey Cardstock (CS), as well as Dazzling
Diamonds Glimmer Paper for some wedding stationery!
I probably had the same reaction
to this request as Ms G must have done when she was presented the request!
This did the
As I looked at the three colours together, I could see that
something else light-coloured had to be introduced, hence the white
This is not a colour combo I'd normally go for, but the more I
look at my card, the more I'm liking it.
I'd like to see it made with
the colours switched round i.e. Night of Navy base, Basic Grey flowers!
spent some time turning the idea over in mind and I came up with a
I decided to get one sheet of each cardstock and the
Glimmer Paper to sit on my desk so I could actually
see the colours together, rather than just imagining them together!
make this card I started with a base of Basic Grey CS with a
layer of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper.
I used the hexagon die from
the Window Box Thinlits on the top layer of Basic Grey.
Using Glue Dots,
I attached this layer to the card base.
I used the Petite Petals Stamp
Set - so sad this is retiring at the end of this month! - and heat
embossed six flowers in white embossing powder on Night of Navy CS.
punched them out using the Petite Petals Punch - sadly also retiring at
the end of the month!
I adhered them around the die cut and added a
Basic Pearl in the centre of each one.
chose the sentiment from the Flourishing Phrases, heat embossed it in
the same way as the flowers.
I layered this on a piece of Dazzling
Diamonds Glimmer Paper, and adhered to the card base using Tombow.
took a piece of Whisper White CS and stamped several flowers at the
bottom using Night of Navy Ink.
Finally, I adhered this inside the card for the
sender to write their personal message.
That's about it for today. Until tomorrow, happy crafting.