A Whole Lot of Lovely and a flash of Bermuda Bay….

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – A Whole Lot of Lovely and a flash of Bermuda Bay….

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - A Whole Lot of Lovely and a flash of Bermuda Bay.... close up on flowers

Oooo how fab is this card? It’s a total black and grey fest, but then that tiny pop of the gorgeous Bermuda Bay blue.

It’s super simple to make a layered card like this. I chose Basic Black, then Basic Grey and finally Smoky Slate for my layers.

The base is a sheet of cardstock cut in half then scored in half. The layers over the top are 1/2 a centimeter (1/4″) shorter and narrower than the previous one, and it creates the gentle colour change you can see.

The top 2 layers have been ‘bound’ with the Basic Black Baker’s Twine, but those are then mounted on Dimensionals to get the bit of lift that you can see.

I stamped the image from A Whole Lot of Lovely onto Smoky Slate cardstock using the new Archival Black ink, then punched it with the 2-1/2″ Circle Punch.

But where did those tiny diddy flowers come from?

The Tree Builder Punch!

stampin up tree builder punch

That punch just keeps on giving and giving…. There’s the tree trunk which doubles as a branch, the tree top which could be a cloud or a marshmallow or a pillow or….. then theres an apple, a tiny flower, a bird and a wing which doubles as raindrops or perhaps the flame on a candle. Oh there’s just so much!

Anyway, I hope you like my card!

S x

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - A Whole Lot of Lovely and a flash of Bermuda Bay....

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Sam Donald

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. Angela Edwards says:

    Love your card… :)… and that punch could be useful as well… hope you are enjoying yourself! x Angela

  2. So clever. You have a way with any and all flower punches. Love this one. Thank you for sharing. Happy weekend.

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