Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Square Poinsettia Card

I was still in the Christmas card mode and so this time I made a card using dies again but this time I am entering it in the Cheery Lynn Blog Challenge for this week which involves using doilies.




I chose a base card of white card stock. I also die cut the doily out of white card stock too! My panel over the white was a darker pink card stock. Before I added the doily I inked it up with some Shattered Glass blue from Distressed Inks and then with Versamark ink before I added Sparkle N Sprinkle Sparkle E 107 and heat set it. I then placed this on the pink panel.

Next I die cut the poinsettia out of Gina K. Designs Cranberry Tart card stock, but before I assembled it I also inked it up with Versamark ink and then added the Sparkle embossing powder and heat set it. Behind the assembled poinsettia I then added my pine branches cut from Gina K. Designs Fresh Asparagus card stock and they also were inked with Versamark and embossed.

After I added the assembled poinsettia to the card I finished the card by adding some pearls in each corner.

I usually don't make square cards but this doily is so big it was the only way it could be used unless one went with a much bigger rectangle type of card. I am not sure I picked the correct background color though, but the deed is done so I will stick with it.

Cheery Lynn Dies used are:
B146 Pine Branches
DL 104 Canadian Kalaidoscope
C145 Poinsettia

Sun is out again but it rained all night and we got over three inches of rain. I think we are good for a long time now. I am sure this will give a big boost to everything in the fields and the gardens.

Enjoy your day and may God bless you.
Verna

9 comments:

  1. This is so pretty. I love the doily as the background for your poinsettia.

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  2. Very lovely, Verna, the sparkle on your doily is a perfect touch! Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  3. Love the non-traditional colours on this card.
    hugs, Asha

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  4. Makes for a pretty card Verna, Love doing square cards

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  5. Love your rich colored, sparkly poinsettia!! Beautiful card!

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  6. Love your choice of doily! The sparkle is perfect! Thank you for joining us for the challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs!

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  7. Love that doily background with the poinsettia in the middle. You are really getting ahead of the game with the Christmas cards. I can't stand the thought of making them yet. Don't want summer to be over I guess - although it certainly does feel like fall these days. Beautiful card!

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