Twinkling Daisy Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: Shimmery White; Celery; Black
  • Ribbon: sheer green/white dot; black/white stitched
  • Mini safety pin
  • Assorted seed beads

Tools

  • Rubber stamps: Looks Like Spring set; Linen background; Print Pattern background; Everyday Flexible Phrases set
  • Ink pads: Celery Craft Stampin’ Pigment pad; Celery Classic Stampin’ Dye pad; Brilliance Moonlight White
  • Twinkling H2Os Shimmering Watercolors: white; yellow
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals foam adhesive dots

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut white cardstock to 4-1/4”x11”; score and fold in half. With fold at top, stamp large harlequin pattern in opposite corners with Celery dye ink. Overstamp with linen background stamp and same ink.

STEP 2

  • Cut 2-1/2”x2-3/4” black cardstock piece. Stamp small harlequin with Celery pigment ink; let dry.

STEP 3

  • Apply watercolor paints directly to daisy stamp using small brush. Overstamp black piece with daisy. Use white ink to stamp “sweet” in corner. Let dry. Mat on green, then black, cardstock.

STEP 4

  • Tie green dot ribbon around card front, knotting at left side. Add beads to safety pin and tie to green ribbon with black ribbon. Use foam dots to adhere daisy panel to card front.

More

  • 1. Reverse green and black cardstock layers on daisy block; see how different the paint looks on a green background. Use watermark ink for the background.
  • 2. Color is a great unifier – choose a focal color and incorporate it in several ways as Trudee did here.
by Trudee Sauer
Twinkling Daisy Card
Twinkling Daisy Card