May 13, 2014

PP195... Birthday Wishes

Hello Friends,

I fell in love with this week's colors from the The Paper Players Challenge.  I always like to see some shade of green because I immediately think of flowers, and that's pretty much the direction I went with.

 
 
My card
 
 
 
Here's a close-up:
 
 
 
I purchased this pretty embossing folder by Darice called Leafy Tree from my local scrap booking store, and decided to give it a whirl.  I started out with some Whisper White card stock base.  I took another piece of white card stock and embossed the card front.  Using Calypso Coral and So Saffron card stock, I used the Itty Bitty Shapers to punch out the flowers, and gave them some dimension by using the foam pad and stylus.  I then hand cut the small leaves using Pear Pizzaz card stock.  I wrapped the card with some ribbon and added a bow.  The sentiment is from Inspired by Stamping Cupcake Wishes, and was stamped in Early Espresso ink.  To finish off the details, I added a small pearl to each flower.
 
Other challenges:
Seize the Birthday - "Toppings" Option is Flower
Inspired by Stamping - May Customer Gallery Contest
 
Thanks for taking a peek,
 



5 comments:

  1. Oh what a sweet card. I love all the white and how perfect to add those little flowers to your tree. That sure embosses nicely! Thank you for sharing it with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  2. LOVE this fabulous creation! The colored flowers just POP off the white space! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! :) HUGS and have a great rest of the week! Mynn xx

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  3. Beautiful, Martha! The colored flowers against the white embossing are stunning. Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week!

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  4. So pretty, Martha! I love how the colors pop off the clean background. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

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  5. This is so clever! Love the flowers on the tree. Really lovely design. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

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