Hello and happy Friday!

This past week, I decided it was time to reorganize my supplies, do some purging and work on a better inventory system.  It took some time away from creating cards, but it is well worth the effort.

Today’s post showcases the Symbols of Fortune  Specialty Designer Series Paper. The patterns are beautiful with a soft mix of colors and neutral grays flecked with gold foil.  I chose a delicate floral pattern, the polka dot pattern and fussy cut a large camellia from the patterned paper to create this card.


Today’s Card Bits & Pieces

  • This is a simple card layout. I can put this in the category of “Quick and Easy”.  Fussy cutting the flower will take a bit of time, but not as much as you might think.
  • I cut an Evening Evergreen card base at 11″ by 4 1/4″ – score at 5 1/2″.
  • The Calypso Coral patterned paper layer is 3 1/4″ x 4 1/4″.
  • Attach the polka dot layer to the front card base about 1/2″ down from the top.
  • The Mint Macaron sentiment layer is 7/8″ x 4 1/4″.
  • The sentiment, from the Honeybee Home stamp set, is stamped with Evening Evergreen ink.
  • The floral patterned paper strip is 7/8″ x 3 1/4″.
  • Attach this strip to the top of the sentiment layer.
  • I die cut the large Crumb Cake stitched circle with one of the Stitched Shapes Dies.
  • The fussy cut Camellia is ashered to the circle with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Since I was mostly in organizational mode this week, my creative muscle simply didn’t want to work. Inspiration was just not coming and I wanted to cut this DSP. I took a look at my Project Gallery and CASE’d a card I posted last year.  You can see the original post here. Below is the card.

So, when you really want to cut some paper and the inspiration is just not there, take a look at some of your past projects and create something quick and easy!

…the only limitation is your imagination!


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