When I first saw this color combination, it reminded me of a sunny Spring day. Balmy Blue represents the sky, Mango Melody represents the sunshine and Blackberry Bliss represents the first Spring flowers that bloom in the garden. To create the card design I imagined, I chose the Love What You Do stamp set (item #148042), as it had the images and sentiment that I wanted.
To create this card I chose Balmy Blue cardstock for the card base and added a layer of Mango Melody cardstock to create a frame for the Whisper White cardstock that I used to create the focal panel. I stamped the large background image with Balmy Blue Classic ink to create the look of the sky background. I heat embossed the floral image using Gold embossing powder so that the flowers would stand out against the stamped background. I colored the flowers with Light and Dark Blackberry Bliss Stampin' Blend Markers to create the shading I wanted.
For the sentiment, I stamped the large background image onto a strip of Whisper White cardstock using Mango Melody Classic ink and then heat embossed the sentiment using Gold embossing powder. I punched out the sentiment using the Pretty Label Punch (item #143715) to create the decorate edges.
I colored the spots on a piece of Whisper White 5/8" Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon (item #146912) with the Light Blackberry Bliss Stampin' Blends Marker and adhered it to the card front and then added the sentiment on top with Stampin' Dimensionals. To embellish the card, I colored several Basic Pearls with the Dark Mango Melody Stampin' Blends Marker. For a touch of shimmer, I used the Clear Wink of Stella to color the petals of the flowers and a touch to the sentiment label.
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