• Jeanette Hunter

Encouragement with the Tasteful Touches Bundle from Stampin' Up!

Today's card was fairly simple although it looks slightly complicated. I really like how this one turned out and I love how the designer series paper really helped make this card. Let's dive in!


The colors I chose for the card are feminine and coordinated beautifully with the In Good Taste designer series paper I used on the base. The colors are Rococo Rose, Merry Merlot and Just Jade with a hint of Bumblebee for the flower center.



I used the following cuts of cardstock:

  • Rococo Rose (card base): 8½” x 5½”, scored at 4¼”

  • Designer Series Paper: 5⅜" x 4⅛"

  • Whisper White (for sentiment): 2¼" x 1¾"

  • Whisper White (for flower): 2¼" x 2"

  • Whisper White (for feathers): 2½" x 1¼" (x2)

I also used the following stamps and die cuts from the matching sets:

  • "You Are So Special" sentiment from the Tasteful Touches stamp set

  • Flower stamp from the Tasteful Touches stamp set

  • Feather stamp from the Tasteful Touches stamp set

  • Leaf sprig stamp from the Tasteful Touches stamp set

  • Label die from the Tasteful Labels die set: 2⅛" x 1½" (it is just a hair larger than 1½")

Directions:

  1. Start by using your paper trimmer to cut your Rococo Rose cardstock to your base at 8½” x 5½” then score at 4¼”

  2. Use your bone folder to crease your scoreline so you have a nice crisp fold for your card

  3. Search your scrap pile of Whisper White cardstock for appropriate sized pieces for your stamped flower, feathers and sentiment

  4. Stamp the flower image in Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto a piece of Whisper White

  5. Stamp 2 feathers in Merry Merlot ink onto Whisper White cardstock

  6. Stamp the "You Are So Special" sentiment onto Whisper White

  7. Stamp the leaf sprig 2-3 times in Just Jade ink in the top left corner of the designer series paper

  8. Use your Big Shot or equivalent to die cut your sentiment using the 2⅛" x 1½" (it is just a hair larger than 1½") labels die

  9. Get out your Rococo Rose Stampin' Blends markers and color in the stamped flower image (I used a Bumblebee Stampin' Write marker for the flower center)

  10. Fussy cut out your flower and the two feathers

  11. Cut off a piece of the Whisper White ribbon from the Flowers for Every Season ribbon combo pack, approximately 5" in length

  12. Color the ribbon with your Rococo Rose Stampin' Blends markers, I used the Light Rococo Rose marker but you could use either

  13. Use Stampin' Seal to adhere the ribbon to the designer series paper, approximately 1½" from the top

  14. Apply Stampin' Seal to the back of the designer series paper and adhere it to your Rococo Rose card base

  15. Apply a handful of Stampin' Dimensionals to the back of your sentiment die cut label and adhere to your card base, vertically centered over the ribbon on the far left of your card

  16. Apply some multipurpose glue or mini glue dots to your fussy cut feathers and adhere down just at the bottom right corner of your sentiment label

  17. Apply a Stampin' Dimensionals to the center of your fussy cut flower and adhere it down over the stem of your feathers and slightly overlapping the bottom right part of the label for your sentiment

  18. As a finishing touch, take 3 of the large Frosted Epoxy Droplets and place them on your colored ribbon as shown in the image

I hope you enjoyed today's simple card!


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