Floral Backgrounds


 

The Paper Players is having a color challenge this week!  The colors were perfect for creating with the Floral Background Thin Cuts die. I went with Fern, Wisteria and a long retired unknown blue as stand ins for the color challenge.



To create my card, I started by die cutting the floral background panel die twice, once in Fern and once in Wisteria.  I then used the Fern panel as my base.  A little fussy cutting later, and the Wisteria flowers were applied to the Fern background.  I had originally planned on sponging on a blue background, but just happened to come across the light blue piece of pattern paper in my scrap drawer.  I decided it was a perfect fit!  Color was added to the center of the flowers with a Copic marker.



To showcase my sentiment, I layered the Stitched Scalloped Brackets Thin Cuts on the front, adding in a strip of Wisteria ribbon between the layers.  Overall a super simple card, with a great pop of color!


All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

C1889 Cherry Blossoms Stamp Set
Unknown Blue B&T Paper-Retired
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5960 Fern Cardstock
X6032 Wisteria Cardstock
Z6514 Wisteria Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
Z3693 Floral Background Thin Cuts 
Z3688 Stitched Scallop Brackets Thin Cuts
Wisteria Ribbon-Retired
Copic Marker-V22

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Always Fun-Spring
Watercooler Wednesday-All Things Feminine

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5 comments

  1. Alissa, so this is amazing in its simplicity. I love how you used the floral background. Thank you for joining us at the Paper Players this week.

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  2. What a beautiful die....perfectly perfectly for our challenge colors! Love the sentiment treatment too! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Players this week!

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  3. What a fabulous floral die plate Allisa - so pretty! Thanks for playing along with my colour challenge over at the Paper Players this week!

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  4. Love all these die cut pieces and how you've used the colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at the WWC this fortnight. Tristan DT.

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  5. Beautiful Alicia. Thanks for sharing with us at Watercooler Wednesday.

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