Saturday, April 25, 2015

Iconic Bouquet


Time for the monthly Papertrey Ink blog hop!  This time the challenge was to use navy and shades of pink.  I loved the swiss-dotted vase and luscious floral bouquet in the inspiration picture, and used those elements to create my card.


I used an older PTI set called Iconic Images and stamped the pitcher in Enchanted Evening, hand-cutting around the image.  I stamped the flowers separately in Hibiscus Burst and Simply Chartreuse inks.  After cutting out the flowers, I glued them behind the pitcher.

The swiss-dot pattern comes from one of my favorite Cuttlebug embossing folders called, appropriately, Swiss Dots.  lol  I adhered that panel to an Enchanted Evening card base.  I stamped my sentiment on a strip of Hibiscus Burst cardstock and added the pitcher, raising it up slightly with a bit of cardstock.  Sweet and simple!

Stamps:  Iconic Images (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento); Enchanted Evening, Hibiscus Burst, Simply Chartreuse (Papertrey Ink)
Paper:  White, Hibiscus Burst, Enchanted Evening (Papertrey Ink)
Misc:  0, C1, C3 (Copic); Swiss Dots embossing folder (Cuttlebug)

9 comments:

  1. Love your card and The sentiment is perfect with the design. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  2. Beautiful card - love the dotted background and bright pink sentiment panel!

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  3. love your card - so pretty and I always love an embossed swiss dot background (LOL i used it on one of my cards too... great minds right?)

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  4. Such a sweet image of the pitcher. Just beautiful against the dotty bg (one of my favs too).

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  5. Awwww...love this CAS sweet card. It's got everything it needs and is just perfect! :0)

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  6. sweet, simple and totally beautiful!

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  7. Your sentiment strip grounds your vase beautifully. The Swiss Dot EF worked very well with your vase of flowers. Sweet!

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