Ornate Garden Love You Cards

by Joanne James29. March 2021 11:00

Today I'm sharing a couple more cards using Jen Timko's great sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches this week:

In my quest to continue using up DSP, I chose my favourite pattern in the Ornate Garden DSP pack, a non-floral metallic and decided to make another couple of cards, but this time flipping the design to use the DSP on one each of the panels and an alternative diecut sentiment using the Always Dies from the mini catalogue. Here's the first one:


For the second one, I used the DSP panel as the bottom border and switched out the colours for the diecut layers of the sentiment to create an even cleaner design:


On both I kept the sentiments simple, and went for a big, bold sentiment inside my card, keeping the monochromatic colour scheme:


I like the idea that you can send an 'I love you' card at a time other than Valentine's, with no reds or pinks in sight. The second, cleaner card is definitely my favourite so that's the one I'm going to link up over at FMS - but what do you think? Here's both of them together:


This gold-embossed pattern is probably my favourite in the whole pack and is much more 'me' than the last pair I made using Jen's sketch. All were a great way to use up some retiring patterned paper, although having looked through the fabulous cards in the gallery, I know I could have been much more creative with this sketch!! 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 


Enjoy your day and I'll be back later with another post. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (3) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
3/29/2021 8:07:58 PM #

Beautiful - love the gold on the green.  Looks so luxurious


Karren Johnson
Karren JohnsonNew Zealand
3/30/2021 7:45:04 AM #

So very gorgeous and so very elegant!  The gold is stunning!  Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/30/2021 9:11:58 PM #

This is one fantastic showcase of a great paper. That's my favourite of the whole pack and I think I've already used all of mine up, or I'd be copying it! It just shows you don't need much really to make a wonderful card.


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