Peek of Petal Pink with Ornate Garden

Hello…it’s Saturday but then again every day this week felt like Saturday! I hope you are doing well. We’ve been doing our part by staying home.  Fortunately, my husband and I enjoy walking so that’s been our outdoor activity at least twice a day.  We also have an ongoing scrabble game with a $$ prize that usually lasts a few days at a time.  And we developed the perfect amount of togetherness and alone time for our hobbies.  So needless to say, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the craft room!

My card today features a pattern from the new Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper.  Here, have a look…

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinupWith so many pretty patterns in this paper collection, it’s hard to pick a favorite.  But this pretty floral with a touch of gold metallic is at the top of my list.

Materials & Measurements

  • Whisper White thick card base:  cut at 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″
  • Petal Pink card stock layer: cut at 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″
  • Whisper White card stock rectangular panel: see explanation below
  • Petal Pink card stock (inside panel): cut at 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Whisper White card stock (inside panel): cut at 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Subtle DSP & Petal Pink card stock scraps (for inside panel and envelope)


  • After preparing all the cuts mentioned above, I cut 3 stitched squares from Gold Foil using the Stitched Shapes dies.
  • Using a square die a little smaller than the stitched one from the Layering Squares dies, I then cut 3 squares from the DSP.
  • I colored random corner flowers on the DSP squares using the Dark Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend before adhering it to the stitched gold foil square.
  • Then I glued the gold foil to the rectangular Whisper White panel, which was then glued to the Petal Pink mat. Instead of trying to measure the rectangular panel, I simply glued the squares leaving to a piece of Whisper White card stock and trimmed around them, leaving a very thin border.  I know this is not very precise but it worked for me.

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea- Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • Using the Stamparatus, I positioned the sentiment, which is from Good Morning Magnolia stamp set and heat embossed it with gold embossing powder.
  • I wrapped a piece of retired gold baker’s twine around the card twice and tied the bow.
  • Lastly, this panel was adhered to the card base with a piece of fun foam for added dimension .

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea -Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • Keeping the inside simple, I stamped the sentiment, also from Good Morning, Magnolia with Early Espresso ink and added a strip from the 6 x 6 Subtle DSP.

Petal Pink Peek with Ornate Garden Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

I know that the Ornate Garden Suite of products has only been released this week, but I probably have a month’s worth of projects already created with it.  But I promise to highlight other sets and products in between!

Thank you for taking time from your day to stop by.  I hope you have a wonderful weekend and find time to relax and enjoy some peacefulness in the midst of the uncertainty we find ourselves in these days.


I’m truly appreciative of each and every order.  To show my appreciation, here’s what you’ll receive during the month of April…

  • 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month with any order of $50 (before tax & shipping).  As you probably guessed, this month’s set is Ornate Garden and Ornate Thanks.
  • A sample pack of 12 6 x 6 pieces of the Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper and the 3 Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp set of the month for any order of $75 or more (before tax & shipping)
  • Every order will receive a handmade thank you card from me that you can save or resend.


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Please take care and stay well,




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