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Delightful Daisy
by Candice Crawford

Poppy Stamps Blog Post 5.29

Hey there crafty friends, Candice here, sharing with you today another card design from the design team.

Today's card design is a slim line card using the Delightful Daisy die and Greeting Basics stamp set. Slim line cards are so popular now amongst crafters, that I decided to test my creativity and create one for all of you. If you are not familiar with slim line cards, they handmade cards sized at 8.5 x 3.5 inches and fit inside a standard size number 10 envelope.

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I started the project by cutting my white card base at 8.5 x 7 inches and scored the card in the middle at 3.5 inches. Then I took a second piece of white card stock and cut it to 8 x 3 inches as my card front layer. I also cut a piece of black card stock measuring 8 2/16 x 3 2/16 inches for additional layer for my card.  

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On the white card front layer, I colored the panel with Distress Oxide inks in Blueprint Sketch, Mowed Lawn and Squeezed Lemonade, using my Tim Holtz ink blending tool. I then added a few water splatters to the card for that element of distress. Distress Oxide inks are the best inks when blending strong vibrant ink combinations such as this one.

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Next I die cut the delightful daisy die twice from some white card stock. I also die cut the medium size jar image form the Jar Collection die set, but ended up not using it. I then colored the flower centers with my Walnut Stain Distress Oxide ink using  a small ink dauber. 

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Than I adhered the colored flower centers to each of the four daisies with some liquid glue. Next I arranged the daisies onto my card front panel snipping away parts of the stem and leaves where they overlapped one another or extended beyond the card front. 

With a scrap piece of white card stock I inked up the paper with Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide ink, then die cut the panel with one of the large labels from the Colwell Label die set. Next I die cut the smaller coordinating label from the same set with a plain piece of scrap white card stock.

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I then stamped the sentiment "friends are FLOWERS that never fade" from the Greeting Basics stamp set in my Versafine Onyx Black ink onto the small label. 

Finally I adhered the stamped sentiment panel onto the larger inked panel with some liquid adhesive, then popped up the combined panels onto my cards base with some foam adhesive.  Lastly I assembled my card using liquid adhesive starting with the card front layer onto the black card stock piece, then finally onto the slim line card based.

I hope you've enjoyed today's slimline card share and found inspiration.

Thanking you for joining me. Until next time, happy crafting! 

Candice Floral Signature copy

 

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Comments

Hi Tina, Gorgeous !! Gorgeous !! Gorgeous !! I adore this daisy die set, I adore your colourful background, and I absolutely adore the sentiment. A truly gorgeous card.
Stay safe, stay well.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

very pretty, looks great against your inked background!

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