Friday, September 14, 2018

SBTD September Blog Hop Fall Florals



It's time to hop with the SBTD (Stampers By The Dozen) Blog Hop and this month our theme is Fall Florals. Now that September is here, we begin to see the leaves change color as Fall approaches and the flowers change from bright summery colors to warm, rich Autumn tones. I hope that you will be inspired by the projects in this blog hop and be encouraged to create your own Fall projects.


My card today does not feature what you would think of as traditional Fall colors. I chose to use Blackberry Bliss and Mint Macaron for my card design, colors from the Country Lane Designer Series Paper pack (item #147804) in the new 2018 Holiday Catalog. I just love the way these two colors look together. The card base was created from Blackberry Bliss cardstock and I added a layer of Mint Macaron cardstock that I embossed with the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (item #143706) to add a touch of texture.

Next I added a piece of one of the papers from the Country Lane Designer Series Paper cut to 3"x4" and attached it to the Mint Macaron layer. I embossed a 1"x4 1/4" strip of Blackberry Bliss cardstock with the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder and attached a piece of 3/16" Braided Linen Trim to the strip. I then attached this strip to the card front, covering the seam line.
For the sentiment, I punched out a circle from Whisper White cardstock with the 2" Circle Punch. Using the floral image from the Country Home stamp set (item #147678) I inked up the image with Mint Macaron Classic ink and stamped off once on a scrap of paper before stamping the image onto the circle. I then stamped the sentiment with Blackberry Bliss Classic ink over the top of the floral image, centering it in the circle. I layered the Whisper White circle onto a Blackberry Bliss cardstock circle punched with the 2 1/4" Circle Punch and attached it to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals. To finish off the card, I colored three small Basic Pearls with the Dark Blackberry Bliss Stampin' Blends Marker (item #147910) and attached them to the sentiment. 

This clean and simple card design can be recreated using any of the beautiful paper designs in the Country Lane Designer Series Paper pack along with the coordinating cardstock to create beautiful Fall cards. You could create a variety of designs as a gift set for someone special.



Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you have enjoyed my card and I hope it helps inspire you to create your own Fall cards. Now it's time to visit Courtenay's blog and see what she has to share this month. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Roll Call List to find your way.



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Until Next Time.
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Tricia Butts
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10 comments:

  1. The DSP is a great support act for your card. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks Carly. I love the Country Lane Designer Series paper. The colors and designs are wonderful and fun to create with. :)

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  2. Beautiful card - thanks you for sharing

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    1. Thanks Courtenay. It's fun to try different color combinations and I love that the designer series paper provides great combinations to take the guess work out of it. :)

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  3. Love the lightly stamped flowers behind the sentiment. Great job.

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    1. Thanks. I love that the floral image added just a touch of color to the background for the sentiment. :)

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    1. Thanks Dena. It's one of my favorites from this designer series paper pack. Mint Macaron is one of my favorite colors. :)

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  5. I love your card :-) I am sad I didn't buy that DSP. The focal image is lovely with that touch of color. Love it!

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    1. Thanks Sharleen. I love all the beautiful designs in the Country Lane Designer Series Paper pack. They are so versatile and work well with the stamp set and embellishments in this suite. :)

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