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Earth Flowers
By Guest Artist

Create an elegant card with soft, subtle layers of stamped images.

Featured Product:
CL428 Earth Flowers

Hero Materials:
PW110 Embossing Powder - White
K5375 French Writing With Butterfly *
CL342 Everyday Sayings
AF155 Tim Holtz: Tea Dye Distress Dye Ink Pad *
VC250 VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
* limited availability

Additional Materials:
Antique Linen Distress Ink, patterned paper ("Village Roadshow" by Fancypants), cardstock (dark brown, vanilla), dark brown ink, olive green ink, pale blue ink, buttons, embroidery thread, crochet trim, vanilla seam binding (Stampin' Up)

  1. Emboss the French Writing with Butterfly stamp onto vanilla cardstock, using VersaMark ink & white embossing powder.
  2. Lightly sponge pale blue ink around your embossed image, and sponge the entire panel with Antique Linen Distress Ink.
  3. Stamp the weedy flower from Earth Flowers in green ink over your embossed image.
  4. Trim your panel and ink the edges with Tea Dye Distress Ink.
  5. Stamp your sentiment in dark brown ink onto a small scrap of vanilla cardstock. Ink the edges and attach to your main panel.
  6. Attach three buttons in the right-hand corner, and secure a small loop of crochet trim to the back of the panel.
  7. Attach this panel to a larger layer of vanilla cardstock that has been torn around the edges, and inked with Tea Dye Distress Ink, again using 3D foam squares for dimension.
  8. Prepare your card base. Cut a 4-1/8 x 5-3/8" piece of patterned paper and ink the edges using Tea Dye Distress Ink. Adhere to a dark brown 4-1/4 x 5-1/2" card base.
  9. Tie a length of vanilla colored seam binding or ribbon along the left hand edge and finish with a bow near the top of your card.
  10. Attach your decorated panel onto your card base using 3D foam squares.

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