Friday, 4 May 2018

Petal Passion Suite

Hello, Crafters.

Yesterday I went back to play with my Spring Catalogue favourite: 
the Petal Passion Suite. I'm absolutely thrilled that the Petal 
Palette Stamp Set, and the Petals & More Framelits are 
being carried forward into the new catalogue - I wish the 
Petal Passion Designer Series Paper (DSP) was too! 

As I have done on several occasions already, I added Real
 Red to the mix yesterday, which is my all time favourite colour 
combo i.e. black, white, and red! I decided to use two 
white background designs from the DSP for on the front of my card.
 Instead of making each design the same size as each other, I cut 
the top design a lot more narrow than the bottom design. Then I cut 
a strip of Whisper White Cardstock (CS) to put across the join 
of the two DSP pieces. I stamped across the width of the strip using
 Basic Black Archival Ink, and the small flower and leaves stamp. 

Using Pear Pizzazz and Real Red Marker Pens, I coloured the 
images, which helped me to decide which colours to use for my
 layer and the card base! I adhered the flower strip to a strip of
 Basic Black CS, and then adhered all the other pieces in place.
 I had thought about using a large sentiment to pop on Dimensionals 
in the middle of the striped area, but I decided to do something 
a bit different. I chose the sentiment from the Flirty Flowers Stamp
 Set - I think - and stamped it on a piece of Whisper White CS.

 I die cut the sentiment using the smallest Stitched Shape Circle 
Framelit Die, and adhered it to a Basic Black CS circle, which I'd die cut 
using the Layering Circles Framelits Dies. Next I adhered them 
onto a Real Red CS circle, which I'd die cut with a scalloped circle 
from the same set of dies. 

To finish the front, I added some Black Faceted Gems to the black
 flowers, and some Basic Rhinestones to the sentiment. My
 final touch was painting the flowers, leaves and red scalloped
 edge round the sentiment, using my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter  Pen. 
 To decorate the inside of my card, I took a Whisper White CS
 layer, and stamped and painted the same flowers and leaves as
 those on the front of the card. I finished them off by painting them
 with Wink of Stella, too! I'm very happy with the finished card!

That's about it for today, so until tomorrow, happy crafting.


  1. Jan I love the things you do and adore listening to your calming accent on your videos! But, I really wish you would post the card dimensions for us....please? thank you!

    1. Hi, Sharon. Many thanks for your kind words, they are very much appreciated. All the measurements and products used are in the box below the video, so you can do a copy and paste. Dependng on what device you're watching the tutorials on, you'll either see SHOW MORW on the left hand side, or two black down arrows on the right-hand side. Click on the second arrow or SHOW MORE and it'll open the box for you. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

  2. LOVE this card! It would be hard to pull it off without that fabulous DSP! And just to think, I hesitated the very first time I saw it! I have always loved black and white, and with the red, it's just SO striking and artistic! Thanks so much, Jan! LOVE IT!!

    1. Hi, Geraldine. With our range of SU colours, we get some great colour combos but I don't think you can beat red, white and black. I really wish that the black and white DSP was being carried forward! "sighs"! ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.