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Maple Symphony of Copper
by Jennifer Svare

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Hello!  Today's card features the beautiful Maple Symphony craft die, along with the Wrapped Stitched Rectangles by Open Studio.  It's a super easy and fun card to make!

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I started off with the Wrapped Stitched Rectangle set.  This is such an easy way to create layers, as they are perfectly nested automatically!  Using kraft card stock, I die cut one each out of the two largest in the set.  

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I then die cut the Maple Symphony onto the smaller of the two kraft pieces.  This creates the top of the card with see-through windows showing through to a copper card stock underneath.  The copper card measured 3.75" x 5" which is just large enough to show a border between the two kraft pieces.  

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I could have left it here, as the copper leaves stand out against the kraft card stock, but I thought it would be neat to add a little more "bling" to the leaves themselves.  I decided to die cut the Maple Symphony out of copper colored foil card stock (see below). 

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These foiled leaves add a very subtle contrast between the dull copper border and the shiny coppery leaves. I simply inlaid them by gluing them into the negative spaces.  Inlaying is one of my favorite techniques.  It's fun, and I always love the results.

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To finish off the card, I glued the top to the card base, and then die cut a Wrapped Stitch Rectangle for a tone-on-tone look with dimension on the inside.  A small leaf from scraps was glued to carry the leaf theme through to the inside. 

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Thank you for stopping by the blog today, and I hope you have a wonderful day!

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Comments

Hi Jennifer, This card is truly beautiful !! My favourite die sets you have used here, the wrapped stitched rectangles and the maple symphony, have created this truly beautiful card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

I so love the copper, beautiful!

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