Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Birthday Peonies

I couldn't wait to get my hands on this stamp set by WPLUS9, called Peonies.  I love flowers and this one has such possibilities for lush blooms.  I confess this card took me almost 3 hours to finish.  I really had a tough time stamping the peony images, until I went to You Tube and watch the WPLUS9 video showcasing this set.  They are not meant to line up perfectly...that was my sticking point.  Once I saw that, I was able to stamp my blooms.   I fussy cut them, and then decided where to place them on the panel. Next I stamped  the stems and leaves.  Then I cut a glittery panel to mat the focal point.  I next used the WPLUS9 lattice die for another panel layer.  I attached the blooms and added some wink of stella for some shine.  The card was finished with a gold embossed birthday sentiment from SSS on vellum.


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5 comments:

  1. Beautiful; love the vintage-y feeling! :)

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  2. Cat, WOW, what a beauty this is!
    I love the pretty flowers!

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  3. Oh my goodness, Cat--stunning card! I love the colors & that lattice die is the perfect background!

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  4. Oh what pretty flowers Cat!
    Thanks for leaving me the sweet comment and visiting my blog!

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  5. Your peonies are gorgeous, Cat! Thank heaven for the video :)
    I love how you added sparkle, and your trellis background is just perfect! As always, your card is really beautiful!!!

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