Monday, July 1, 2019

Kylie's International Blog Highlight July 2019

Welcome to Kylie's International Blog Highlight for July and this month we are sharing projects to encourage the people around us. This month I decided to use the wonderful Daisy Lane Bundle (item #151118) to create this soft and pretty card design to help lift someone's spirits.
 For my card design, I chose to use the color combination of Soft Sea Foam with the new In Color, Purple Posy, along with Very Vanilla. I love the natural, organic feel of these colors together. To add texture to the design, I embossed the Soft Sea Foam cardstock layer with the Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder (item #152321). 
To create the focal image, I die cut a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock using the Layering Ovals Dies (item #141706) and stamped the stem image using Mint Macaron Classic ink. I created a matte for the oval using one of the scalloped oval dies from Purple Posy cardstock, using the same die set. 

To create the daisies, I stamped the medium size daisy image from the Daisy Lane Cling stamp set (item #149325) three times with Highland Heather Classic ink onto a strip of Purple Posy cardstock and punched them out using the Medium Daisy Punch (item #149517). I layered two of the daisies to create a fuller looking daisy and attached it to the Very Vanilla oval with a Stampin' Dimensional. With the remaining daisy, I cut it in half and then cut away one of the petals from one half so that they can layer to create a half daisy. Did you know that if you order both the stamp set and punch as a bundle, you can save 10%? It makes it very friendly for your budget.
To assemble the card, I added a piece of Purple Posy 1/2" Scalloped Linen Ribbon (item #149706) across the center of the embossed Soft Sea Foam cardstock layer and then attached the layer to the Purple Posy cardstock card base. Next, I attached to layered oval image onto the card using Stampin' Dimensionals, centering it over the top of the ribbons. Using a Mini Stampin' Dimensional, I attached the half daisy to the card front so that it lines up with the top of the stamped stem image. To add a touch of sparkle, I lightly colored the petals of both daisies with Clear Wink of Stella and then added Gold Faceted Gems to the centers of the daisies. 

To complete the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Itty Bitty Greetings Cling stamp set (item #151331) with Highland Heather Classic ink onto a scrap of very Vanilla cardstock and punched it out using the Classic Label Punch (item #141491). I then punch a second shape with the same punch from a scrap of Purple Posy cardstock and layered it behind the sentiment, slightly offsetting it on one end. I then attached it to the card front using Snail Adhesive, placing one end under the oval and lining it up underneath the ribbon. 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. I hope that you have enjoyed my card design and that it inspires you to create your own projects to help encourage someone in your life. If you like my card design, please click the button below and vote for my card this month. I would really appreciate it. 

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Until Next Time
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Tricia Butts
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  1. Such a beautiful card, Tricia! I voted for you.

    1. Thank you Michelle. You are so sweet. I appreciate you voting for my card :)

  2. Love the texture, the colours, the daisies! Thank you Tricia for being part of my international highlights this month. All the best with the voting!

    1. Thanks Kylie. It was a fun card to create. Thanks for letting me be a part of your highlights this month. :)