Flower-Filled Teacup

Hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Easter.  Ours was quite lovely.  Our newlyweds, Emily & Mike hosted this year.  The food was delicious and the company even better!

Today my card share is for the Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge.  Michelle chose such a soft and pretty color palette….

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I really had a great time making this card.

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This is called a side easel card and it is the first one I’ve made.  I found a few tutorials on Pinterest but had to alter the dimensions to fit the teacup image.

Along with using these soft subtle colors, I also used a few more of my favorite products.  The Cups & Kettle Framelits were used to cut the teacup.  I stamped the little flowers on the cup from the Bloomin Love stamp set in Versa Mark and heat embossed it with white embossing powder.  The sweet little flowers are punched using the Itty Bitty Accents Punch.  They are simply punched from the Subtles Designer Series Pack and then accented with Pearls.

The sentiment is from the Suite Sayings stamp set.

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This card folds perfectly to fit in an A2 envelope for mailing.  Because of the flowers I will add extra postage but it is definitely worth it.

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I am really pleased with the way this card turned out and will be making more of these easel cards.  I hope you enjoyed this as well.

Thanks so much for stopping by and remember that my gift to you for placing an order of $50 or more (before shipping & tax) from now through April is a package of Basic Pearls.  When placing an order, please provide your information so that I can send you this gift along with a handmade card.

Until next time….

Rosanne

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9 Comments

  1. Adorable use of the DSP and I love the easel fold. This would so make my day if it was in my mailbox. Thanks for sharing your creativity with the Pals this week.

  2. Rosanne – not only do I love the flowers you put in the mug, but I love the flowers you stamped onto the mug. Great fold on this easel! Thanks for playing along with this week’s Pals Paper Arts color challenge.

  3. Wow, I love your panel card! The cup of flowers is so pretty and sweet!

  4. Such an adorable card and idea for the special fold..perfect also for this color combo….thanks for playing along this week!!!

  5. Rosanne, I just LOVE that fold!! And the 2 little flowers at the bottom that hold it in place. AND the white embossing! Just beautiful!

  6. A beautiful card, love the simplicity of the design,very effective, well done, can’t wait to try and make something similar?

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