STYLISH STEMS CARD SWAP
Today I’m back to share with you my Stylish Stems card swap card. Yesterday, I shared my 1st card swap, made with the High Tide stamp set. If you missed that post, you can CLICK HERE TO READ IT.
It’s funny that one of the other swap members, who recently joined as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, used the same Stylish Stems Framelits and the Special Reason stamp set – yet our cards were different. I’ll be sharing her card in my next post.
When I first got the Special Reason stamp set last November, at the Regional On Stage Convention, I admit – it wasn’t my favourite, at the time. I was too smitten after seeing the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set! However, after I saw so many terrific samples using it with the coordinating Stylish Stems Framelits, I just had to get the Framelits, too. You definitely want to take advantage of the fact that you can Bundle the 2 together, and save 10% off the combined purchase price!
Pairing this set with the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper is my favourite. Especially when I add in the exclusive Sale-A-Bration Glimmer Paper – it just makes it POP!
The large flower is die cut into a panel of Shimmery White cardstock, using the Big Shot. I stamped the smaller flowers on Whisper White, in Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum and Tip Top Taupe ink. The sentiment is in Sweet Sugarplum ink, and the frame in Tip Top Taupe. Using the Big Shot and Stylish Stems Framelits, the flowers, sentiment and frame are all die cut.
A strip of Succulent Garden DSP is layered down the right side of the die cut panel. Next a length of Sweet Sugarplum 3/8″ Ruched Ribbon is layered beside it. The Glimmer Paper in Sweet Sugarplum is die cut using the flower outline from the Stylish Stems Framelits, and placed behind the die cut.
In the picture above, you can see the continuation of the sentiment on the inside of the card. Finally, a stamped flower in Sweet Sugarplum ink in the bottom corner is added.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that you can purchase my cards? I do make a lot of cards, and if you see a card design you like, you can buy it! All you have to do is send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll work out the details. If I only have a sample card and you need more than 1, I will make them up for you. Of course, you can always purchase the products I used to make my cards by clicking on the images below. You’ll go straight to my online store, where you can shop 24/7.