August 14, 2016


Yet another random pick from my Project Life Card box, and, for a change, it didn't make me sigh and roll my eyes, only to wonder what in the world I am going to do with this card.

This card, the piece on which the flower is mounted was cute and crazy. It was an odd shape of white space in the center, surrounded by geometric shapes in green yellow and orange, including a pop of lines in one of the yellow sections.

Anxious to get to work on this challenge, I grabbed the You've Got This set (page 50), knowing that the flower was the perfect fit for this card.

And, of course, I got to fussy cut the flower and leaves!

I started by embossing in gold the flower design onto Whisper White cardstock, after which I "painted" the flower and leaves with inks. The flower itself was done in one of the new In Colors, Peekaboo Peach. The resulting flower was fairly flat and characterless.

Rather than add more ink-y color to it, I grabbed my favorite Prismacolor Pencils and did a little color adding this way.

A little closer look at the flower and leaf:

By adding several layers of both DSP, embossing the under layer of orange, and popping up the layers with, yup, you know it: Stampin' Dimensionals, I was able to achieve quite a lot of dimension in this card.

As so often happens, this card is suitable for virtually any occasion. When that occasion arrives, it will be simple to add the appropriate sentiment inside the card.



  1. Your cards are ALWAYS so beautiful - you are truly talented!

  2. Beautiful flower - I like how it's embossed. Thanks for sharing on the Pleasures of the NW’s DIY party-and don’t forget to leave a comment at the party – Next week’s features that also leave a comment get pinned and tweeted!

  3. Love the flower and how you paired it with such unexpected papers. I think I have that paper pack and never knew what to pair it with. Great job

  4. Such a pretty card, I like your dimensional design.

  5. Too stinkin cute! :)

    Would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, and tips:

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  6. You're the best at what you do. I was in Michaels yesterday looking at the card crafting supplies and realized I didn't have a clue as to how to use them. Hats off to you Linda!

  7. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us at #HomeMattersParty. We would love to have again next week.

  8. Gorgeous card, even on screen the flower seems to leap out at you! Thanks so much for sharing over at #FridayFrivolity :)