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You Are Enough

Happy Friday crafty co-horts! I’m up on the Pinkfresh blog today with a pretty, lavender wreath card made with their new Reason to Smile Wreath stamp and stencil sets and die. I particularly love the sentiment which is an encouragement that I think everyone appreciates being reminded of occasionally. 

I started off stamping the image onto lavender cardstock, just dark enough to see so that I could color in the leaves with my pencils. I got the wreath colored in using 4-5 shades of green pencil and the tips of the leaves with 3 shades of purple and lavender. Then the colored in image went back into the MISTI, where the stamp remained from the initial stamping, and I white heat embossed over the drawing.

I love the shape and flow of those leaves, so very pretty! I loved coloring them in and might have to try it again soon with a different color combination. There is an accompanying layering stencil set if you’ve not the time or interest in coloring.

I die cut out the wreath, using the accompanying die, and attached, to the underside, some vellum die cut Curvy Leaves, which looks to be a new favorite of mine. I used a previously released background die, Diagonal Stitched Plaid, on more lavender cardstock to be the background for my wreath. Then I used another new release, Garden Wreath to die cut some tiny flowers from white and dark purple paper and placed them where I thought they looked nice. I tried to make sure not use too many, I didn’t want to completely cover up the leaves on the wreath.

Before I finished with the flowers, I used one of the stencils from the Reason to Smile Wreath stencil set for the “Believe” word, and white heat embossed it onto some vellum. I pulled the “You are enough” from the Reason to Smile Wreath stamp set and white heat embossed it onto the same dark purple I used for the flowers. The wreath went up on two layers of foam tape, then I glued down the vellum, Believe sentiment with glue being applied just under the letters, and stuck a couple more flowers on top.

A small scatter of Pinkfresh Jewels for a pretty sparkle and the card was done.

I hope that some of my design choices have inspired you to make something new today. Thank you so much for coming by!


This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Marisela Delgado

    Gosh, Anne, what gorgeous cards! So beautiful!

    1. Anne

      Hi Marisela! Thank you so much!!

  2. Chris Orr

    Beautiful card. Anyone would feel special receiving it.

    1. Anne

      Wonderful! Thank you so much for coming by!

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