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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

SUO#152 - Delight in Nature Challenge

Hello and welcome back! Two posts in one day may be a record for me! My earlier post had the card I'm sending out for July birthdays (a couple are belated wishes) but I realized last night that I missed one. The challenge at SU Only provided me an opportunity to create a special card for my cousin in New Jersey.

Here is today's (second!) card:




I purchased the Botanical Blooms stamp set and matching framelits when they were in the Occasions catalog this past spring, but hadn't yet used them. This challenge provided the perfect opportunity. I also used colors that for some reason don't normally appeal to me and even "decorated" the inside.



I used the leaf border to trim the edge for a nice finish. The little flowers are there because I used the "Press'n Seal" method to create my layered look on the front and I ended up with a couple of exposed glue dots. So I covered them up with the small punched flowers!

I hope you like this card and I hope my cousin will too!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

--Cindi

Supplies used:
Stamp sets: Botanical Blooms, Endless Birthday Wishes
Paper: Early Espresso, Whisper White, Old Olive, Always Artichoke, Pool Party, Cajun Craze, Delightful Dijon cardstock
Ink: Always Artichoke, Cajun Craze
Tools: Botanical Builder Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (retired), glue dots, SNAIL adhesive

4 comments:

  1. Very striking! Love the colors, the window element as well as the use of the Botanical Bloom framelits. Thanks for sharing with us at SUO Challenges :-)

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  2. The peekaboo window looks so divine with those amazing blooms!! So glad you joined the fun at SUO!

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  3. Love the opening on the front surrounded by those gorgeous flowers! Great job with the SUO nature challenge this time! Great job with the SUO nature challenge this time!

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  4. Positively LOVE that framework!! Thanks for playing along with the SUO challenge this time!!

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