Monday, May 1, 2017

Paper Sweeties - May Inspiration

I was invited to be Guest Design for Paper Sweeties May Inspirational Challenge #55.  

Flowers, buttons, jars, books and watercoloring was my inspiration from this photo. I chose to go with flowers because this weekend had just purchased some background watercoloring design paper and thought that would be a nice blending for the flowers and hearts.  Also purchased a single sheet for the next Coffee Lovers BlogHop with "Tealightfuls" , 2" square sentiments, but the other side was perfect for my background paper.  

Did a lot of stamping and cutting and then put it altogether on the background paper curling edges and then adhering with 3D Thin Foam tape.  Added a few sequins and tried a raised sentiment but didn't like it so decided to stamp the sentiment right on the out came my Misti for accuracy, placing and stamping until the sentiment was bold enough. Love my Misti.  

Photos below show the inside of the card with the same flowers, and the other photo is a close-up of the bouquet of flowers to show the dimension and curling of edges.  


Products Used
Design Papers 
     Flowers - Lawn Fawn "Watercolor Wishes" 
     Background - Pebbles "Tealightful"
     Leaves - American Crafts "Spring Hello"
     Frame Around Background - CTMH Paper Fundamentals
     CTMH Colonial White and Thistle
Die Cuts 
     Pretty Cuts for the Posies 
     Heart Doily PS - With Love
Stamp Sets 
     PS - Pretty Posies Stamp Set & Sweet Cuts 
     CTMH D1708 Sending Smiles (Cricket Bundle)
     Pretty Pink Posh - Sequins "Spring Flowers"
     3D Thin Foam Tape 



  1. Lovely card inside and out, Sue!! Pretty color with the hearts and sweet flowers!! Thanks so much for joining us this month as guest designer for Paper Sweeties!!

  2. Beautiful! Love those posies and love the papers you used and of course my favorite heart doily! So happy you joined us this month!

  3. This has such a delicately pretty look to it, Sue. I love the soft colors, that doily, and the lovely flowers. I see that you made the inside beautiful as well!

  4. Sue your card is lovely! I'm so glad you are joining us this month as our guest designer!

  5. This is so pretty, Sue! I love the pale purple heart - -so pretty! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties this month!
    Take Care!

  6. You selected a combination of beautiful paper, Sue. Such a pretty card!

  7. This is so sweet without being too "cutesy" - the flowers are different and I like that. Perfectly set on top of the heart doily. Lovely.

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  9. Oh, that's so pretty!!! Love the flowers on the heart die cut!
    Thanks for being the May PS Guest DT!
    The Leaf Studio


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