Ornate Borders Just Because

by Joanne James10. April 2021 20:20

This evening I've a quick post to share a card I made with this week's Color Throwdown colours and this week's Freshly Made Sketches sketch: 


 I was intrigued by Jen B's sketch this week and made a couple of cards with it (I'll share the second one on Monday). Usually I would create a channel with that sketch and focus on some DSP in that gap, but I found myself today looking at it differently. Here's what I came up with:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I created a layered floral border to run down the centre of my card front using one of the Ornate Borders dies, accenting some of the flowers and paper-piecing others. I added some coloured pearls to the centres and then a sentiment from the 'Lovely You' set directly onto the card front to finish:


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. 

Short and sweet from me today; I'll be back tomorrow with another project for our new challenge over at The paper Players. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

Comments (7) -

Susie Moore
Susie MooreUnited States
4/10/2021 9:34:25 PM #

Once again you've created a lovely card.Thanks for playing along with us at Color Throwdown this week!


LoriUnited States
4/11/2021 1:16:32 AM #

So pretty! Love all of the details on your floral element--the pearls, the piecing, and inlaid elements.   Thanks for joining us for this week's Color Throwdown!


Jen Brum
Jen BrumCanada
4/11/2021 3:17:13 PM #

What a sweet card Joanne!  I just love that column of flowers!  The diecut is so beautiful and the colours so soft!  Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!


Kim S
Kim SUnited States
4/11/2021 11:23:59 PM #

I had to go check these dies out rght away because I had never noticed it before.  I LOVE what you've done with it.  With the green leaves and two color flowers, it's such a beautiful look.


Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
4/12/2021 2:00:03 AM #

Love how you used this lovely border as the focal point! Thanks for joining us at CTD!


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/12/2021 9:19:56 PM #

What a fabulous way to use that die! The colours are sweet together and look very fine on the Crumb Cake  base.


Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
4/12/2021 9:45:41 PM #

This floral border is delightful. I love this soft and subtle color scheme! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week.


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