Hello and welcome to today’s card, which is featuring the Nature’s Poem Suite! This week I have been featuring cards for any occasion, which a sentiment can be added later, and this suite is a beautiful way to create this! For this card, I used some left over 3” x 3” Nature’s Poem DSP from a previous project, so this is another way to use those little pieces up!
The card base is Blackberry Bliss cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, and scored at 5 ½”:
The base layer is Very Vanilla cardstock, I used this leaf stamp in Blackberry Bliss ink, and then embossed with the Subtle DTIEF, which I inked with the Petal Pink Stampin’ Pad before embossing:
The 3” x 3” squares of Designer Series Paper is the same sheet from the Nature’s Poem DSP (front and back):
On Vellum cardstock, I used the leaf stamp in Blackberry Bliss and Soft Suede inks and then cut out with the coordinating die from the Nature’s Roots Thinlits Dies. The leaf is cut out and embossed with the coordinating die on a piece of Silver Foil Sheets and the small leaf is from the Leaves Trinkets in silver:
The 3” x 3” DSP is adhered to the base layer:
The vellum leaves are adhered to the back of the Silver Foil leaf with glue dots:
A piece of Linen Thread is wrapped around the base layer three times with the leaf trinket tied into the bow and adhered with a glue dot. The leaves are adhered to the DSP with Mini Dimensionals:
The base layer is adhered to the card base with dimensionals:
The inside piece of 4” x 5 ¼” Very Vanilla cardstock is stamped with the leaf stamp in Blackberry Bliss and Soft Suede ink, second and third generation stamping (inked the stamp and then stamped on the cardstock three times without re-inking):
How easy was that?? Cutting your DSP to 3” x 3” or even 3 ½” x 3 ½” is a great way to use the DSP to create awesome cards!! Ribbon, trim, and embellishments add simple touches to your projects that make all the difference.
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