MikemikemikemikeMIKE!! Guess what day it ISSSSSSS???!
Yep. You got it. It’s HAWWWMP DAY!!! 🙂
And – for HAWWMP Day, I’ve got an elegant get well card. Which seems sort of apropos these days, huh?
I started with the Breathtaking Bouquet background stamp, then added some So Sentimental and Positive Thoughts sentiments and images. And I used their matching dies, too! Take a look-see:
The layout for this one is from this week’s Sunday Stamps challenge.
The color palette hails from the TGIF color challenge.
And – I’m also playing along with the Global-Design-Project theme…
…and – finally! – the Word Week challenge at Just Us Girls.
I started by creating the background with the beautiful Breathtaking Bouquet background stamp. Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the image in Versamark Ink, then I sprinkled it with Black Shimmer Embossing Powder and heated it with my Heat Tool.
I cut the panel down to my finished card front size and adhered it to an Old Olive mat with Liquid Glue.
I stamped and embossed the image again on another piece of Whisper White, then I fussy cut the large middle rose. Using my Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends Combo, I colored the image – being careful to avoid the embossed portions of the image as much as possible.
I wrapped a piece of Black 1/2″ Satin Ribbon around the card front, securing it in the back with Glue Dots.
Then I popped the fussy cut flower on to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Using my Stamparatus, I used the Marker-to-Rubber technique to color and stamp the So Sentimental sentiment with my Old Olive and Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Write Markers. Then I cut the sentiment with one of the smaller labels in the Stitched So Sweetly Die set.
I used a Dimensional and some Liquid Glue to adhere the sentiment to the card front.
I tied a little bit of metallic thread around the Satin Ribbon where I wanted my bow – which drew the ribbon up a little. When I adhered a bow tied with the same ribbon over the thread (with a Glue Dot) – it helped to make it look more “real” and less….”faux”! 🙂
Using the Nature’s Thoughts Die set, I cut some Old Olive leaves and Lovely Lipstick butterflies. I tucked the leaves under the fussy cut rose and sentiment and added the butterflies, all with Liquid Glue. A few green gems from the Noble Peacock Rhinestone pack finished off the front of the card.
On the inside, I used the leaf image from Positive Thoughts to stamp a few times in Old Olive on a Whisper White panel – stamping a couple of times without re-inking. Then I added a couple of Lovely Lipstick butterflies flitting here and there!
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Old Olive mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.
My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Positive Thoughts leaves and butterflies on the front…
…and a few more on the envelope flap, too.
Et Voila! How gorgeous is that Breathtaking Bouquet stamp?! Especially embossed in Shimmer Black. I am such a fan of the Positive Thoughts stamp set and the Coordinating Product Nature’s Thoughts Dies – LOVE them. And speaking of loving…So Sentimental and the awe-mazing Stitched So Sweetly Dies. Hello?!? Those dies are so useful – they’ll be your go-to, I promise! I hope you like!
P.S. I’ve been getting questions about the cool little doohickey that I showed in my photos yesterday (the one holding my card). I’ve got info about those – and some fun Glue Holders, too! Drop me a line if you’re interested and I’ll get you in touch with my POC!! 🙂
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Card Cuts Used in This Project:
Basic Black Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
Old Olive Card Stock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Nature’s Thoughts die cut leaves
Whisper White Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner); Stitched So Sweetly Die Cut (sentiment); Breathtaking Background fussy cut flower
Lovely Lipstick Card Stock: Nature’s Thoughts die cut butterflies
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