Sunday, February 10, 2019

5 Ingredients for a Card (Take 2)

Hello friends!

I am back with another installment about creating a card with 5 ingredients. 
Here was my first one in case you miss seeing it.
All highlighted links are listed at the end of this post.

1. Die: The flower was die cut from Wispy Begonia. You can definitely fussy cut the flower, but the die-cutting makes it all uniform and perfect. The pointed watercolored leaves are my leftovers from Hibiscus Garden 3D Die.

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2. Emboss:  The Fancy Frame Stamp is amazing. The delicate lace frame is so fine and detailed. The whit-embossing simulates the fine doily.
 
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3. Stamps: stamping on paper is always a good idea! that's exactly what I did. Due to the slick surface of the paper, I added clear-embossing on top of the stamping. Works like magic!


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4. Pattern paper: For the begonia, I cut and layered 2 pieces of pattern paper from Enchanting Washes.  It was a bit like paper-piecing. This adds dimensions and extra colors! 
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5. Washi Tape: Adding a strip of Silver or Gold Glitter Tape is always a good idea.

I hope that you find today's post inspiring and perhaps it makes you want to create something with 5 ingredients? If you do, please link it up to my "show & Share" (see top right side bar). I'd love to see what you create! 

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15 comments:

Sue D said...

Beautiful --love the fancy frame framing the flower.

Linda BL said...

What a pretty delicate card! Love the lacy look of the Fancy Frame stamp behind the flowers. It helps when you point out the 5 elements of the card.

TrainWithMeghan said...

GORGEOUS! I need some sparkly washi tape!!!

Elaine said...

Beautiful as usual Virginia! Thanks for showing it’s possible to have pretty flowers without watercoloring your own! Really like the embossed background and reminder to use some of of the glittery washi table hidden in the desk drawer! Thanks for sharing!

Lucy E. said...

This is such a lovely floral card!

Denise Bryant said...

Pretty card! I love the Fancy Frames doily effect!

Shelly said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! That embossed fancy frame is amazing!

conil said...

Those 5 steps really made this card extraordinary. Love the doily effect behing that beautifully constructed flower.

Dawn Turley said...

Stunning Virginia. Love the white embossed doily stamp. All your elements make the card pop.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

So beautiful and love all the different elements!

Purple Princess said...

Such a beautiful flower!! Gorgeous card!

Linda BL said...

Such a pretty delicate valentine. Love the vellum you added--really adds a soft touch to the card.

Unknown said...

Virginia, I truly thought you had embossed the branch on the first card. The branch and flowers looked like it had been placed not stamped--so life like. The card with that subtle background then the stencil addition could be framed as a painting. Thank you for inspiring me. Love love this release.

Unknown said...

The above comment did not publish my name--Tricia Podmore

Linda R. said...

Thanks for the "recipe" to make this beautiful card. I love how all the steps/elements you used combined so perfectly to produce a great card.