Sunday, March 1, 2009

Eastern Blooms.. Spring is in the Air

Out here in the southwest, we've been having gorgeous 65-73 degree weather. All the birds are singing and flowers are popping up.. so it reminded me of this spring like card with the Eastern Blooms stamp set. Have a spring TEA party and invite your friends with this cute little invite!!

Eastern Blooms Invitation

  • Eastern Blooms
    (set of 5; 111626; $18.66*)
  • Please Come
    (set of 5; 109280; $23.95)
  • Very Vanilla card stock: 2-1/2" x 1"; three at 2-1/2" x 3-1/2"; 2-3/4" x 3-1/2"
  • Old Olive textured card stock: 2-7/8" x 4-1/8" (finished size)
  • So Saffron textured card stock: 2" x 1/4"
  • More Mustard Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • So Saffron Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin’ Pad
Accessories & Tools
  • Apricot Appeal 1/4" grosgrain ribbon: 9"
  • Pretties Kit
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Sewing machine and thread

  1. Stamp blossom branch image in Old Olive ink on Very Vanilla card stock (2-3/4" x 3-1/2"), and tear off top of card stock. Curl torn edge lightly using your finger, and adhere card stock to Old Olive textured card.
  2. Ink top of blossom branch stamp using Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Pad, and stamp partial image on torn off Very Vanilla card stock scrap. Cut out single blossom and set aside.
  3. Stamp blossom branch image in More Mustard, So Saffron, and Tangerine Tango ink on separate pieces of Very Vanilla card stock (2-1/2" x 3-1/2" each). Cut out blossoms, and adhere several of each color to card over Old Olive blossoms.
  4. Sew around side and bottom edges of Very Vanilla card stock.
  5. Adhere strip of So Saffron textured card stock to card.
  6. Stamp "You’re invited" in More Mustard ink on Very Vanilla card stock (2-1/2" x 1"), and cut apart words. Distress edges of card stock using your fingernail, and adhere to card.
  7. Adhere Silver crimp bead to center of Old Olive blossom. Adhere blossom to card using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Tie Apricot Appeal 1/4" grosgrain ribbon around card front.


Chrissy D said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! I loe the stitching.

Ceal said...

very pretty!

Chrissy D said...

Gorgeous cards! Not sure which one is for the Belli Challenge but in order to be in the running for a prize you need to link the Creative Belli Challenge in your post! Thank you for playing!