Garden in Bloom Card with Crystal Effects

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Garden in Bloom Card with Crystal Effects

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Okay, it’s possible that I may have got a little addicted to Crystal Effects. Is that a bad thing? I think if it makes pretty things prettier, then it’s a resounding no!!

I was doing a little one layer stamping recently and was using a variety of blues (lost lagoon and soft sky plus night of island indigo and pool party) and came up with this card.

I love the Garden in Bloom set and how well it matches the English Garden paper, but I wanted it to be about the flowers and patterns predominantly. Grabbing my new favourite Crystal Effects, I added tiny blobs to the centre of all the flowers.

I rather like the effect, so I decided to mat it onto some Crumb Cake cardstock as a backdrop that doesn’t make one clue colour dominate over another.

Overall I’m very happy with it, and fancy trying a different colourway!

S xx

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Garden in Bloom Card with Crystal Effects

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Sam Donald

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  1. Lovely card. Interesting that we sometimes forget about supplies that wow, and crystal effects is one of them that I forget about, need to put it on my desk today to remember to use it. Thanks for the prompting:)

  2. Another lovely project. Cracking out this stamp set at the weekend!

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