Stamps: Signature stamp or an address label, Hardwood, Lovely as a Tree, What I Love SAB 2016 (retired), Something to Say.
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pear Pizzaz, Crumb Cake, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party.
Ink: Pear Pizzaz, Crumb Cake, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party page.
Accessories: Stamping Sponges, bone folder, scissors, pencil, Snail Adhesive, Tombow glue, Stampin’ Trimmer, Crystal Effects.
Punch: Itty Bitty Accents pack, Bird builder, ¼” circle, 1/8” circle.
Prepare card by cutting Crumb Cake cardstock at 5.5” x 8.5”. Fold in half – a bone folder gives you a crisp fold. Stamp and sign the back. Set aside.
Cut white cardstock 5.5” by 3”. Use a sponge to smear a bit of Bermuda Bay ink on to the panel. Stamp with the Hardwood stamp using Crumb Cake ink. Set aside.
Cut a panel 5.25” x 4” from white cardstock for the inside of the card. Without re-inking, huff on the Hardwood stamp then lay the white panel on top. Walk your fingers gently around it. Add flowers across the bottom. Sponge edges in Crumb Cake ink. Use Snail Adhesive to adhere to the inside of the card. Set aside.
Cut a panel 3.5” x 4.75” from white cardstock. Ink the tree in Pear Pizzaz ink and stamp off on a scrap paper. Stamp one on the right edge of panel and without re-inking, stamp another one on the left edge of panel. Repeat with the row of trees. Sponge edges in Pear Pizzaz. Set aside.
Cut Bermuda Bay at 3-3/4” x 5”. Cut out the center. Set aside.
Cut the Hardwood panel into 5/8” strips. Cut one strip in half – about 2-3/4” long. Sponge edges in Crumb Cake ink.
Adhere first long strip about ¼” from left of tree panel and the other two long strips about 1/8” from there.
Adhere one short piece about ½” from top and the second one about ¾” from bottom. Trim all edges even with panel. Re-sponge edges. Adhere to the Bermuda Bay panel then to the card front. Set aside.
Cut Pear Pizzaz cardstock 1” wide by 8” long. Punch out 4 leaves and set aside.
Stamp 2 tiny flowers on a scrap of white cardstock and 3 tiny flowers on Pool Party cardstock using Pool Party ink. Punch out. Curl petals with the bone folder. Set aside
Stamp 4 large outline flowers on a scrap of white cardstock using Bermuda Bay ink. Use the second stamp in Pool Party ink for the centers. Cut out two complete flowers and two smaller ones. Curl petals with the bone folder. Glue one large and one small flower together. Add the two remaining small white flowers to the center of each one and set aside.
Adhere leaves and flowers to the card front in a pleasing manner. Set aside.
Punch 2 Bermuda Bay circles at 1/8” and add to the white flowers. Punch 3 Pear Pizzaz circles at 1/8” and add to the Pool Party flowers. Cover with Crystal Effects.
To make Faux brads, punch three ¼” circles. Adhere to the fence. Cover with Crystal Effects and let dry.
Other nice color combos for the What I Love flower can be found HERE.