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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Little Ladybug, Best Dressed DSP, Birthday Card, 2020 Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration

I have been seeing a lot of cards on Pinterest that have the Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut at an angle so I thought I would give it a try today. I have done this before but it's been a while.  It's simple enough to do too.

The base of my card is a folded half-sheet of Whisper White card stock. 

I cut a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of the DSP from the "Best Dressed" 6" x 6" paper stack.  I made two cards because of the way the DSP was cut.  I cut the DSP at 2-1/8" on right side and 3-3/4" on the left side. 

I stamped the "Buffalo Plaid" image using Daffodil Delight ink on Whisper White card stock.  I cut the stamped image 4" x 5-1/4".  I set the DSP piece on top so I could mark it to get the angle right for the card front.  One piece was a little shorter but that is okay, just go for it!

I did cut a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Whisper White card stock and I taped the DSP to the top part of it and I taped the Buffalo Plaid piece to the bottom of it.  There was a little big of a gap on the second card front but it got hidden by the 1/4" strip of Old Olive card stock.  That piece measured 1/4" x 5-1/2".  I just grabbed a quarter sheet and cut it off from there. I glued the strip in place over the seam and gap.  You may want to see if you need your strip a little wider or not.  But this is where you hide that gap!

Next I stamped the words from the "Little Ladybug" Sale-a-Bration set. I stamped them directly on the card front using black Memento ink

Then I taped the panel to the front of the card.

I punched out two large and two small daisies per card using Whisper White card stock. I glued them together. 

I punched out the Old Olive leaves using the "Leaf" punch. I glued one to the back of the large daisy and after I set the daisy in place using a Dimensional, I glued the other one just under it.  Then I set the small daisy in place using a Dimensional as well. 

I added the gold "Faceted Gems" to the center of each flower.  I needed to use more of these.  I'm guessing they will expire soon.  But if they do, I will probably still use them until they are used up.  I'm not hanging on to expired things like this if I can help it.  

The card was done and ready for the person it was made for!  Plus I have a spare!

Thank you SO much for taking the time to visit today,
Wanda

1 comment:

Heartwarmers from Vicki said...

Beautiful card! We need to see things that are bright and cheerful right now with all of the uncertainty in our lives with this virus. Thank you for sharing such a happy card!